This Week in Literary History: Oct. 24 to Nov. 2

Oct. 24: In 1958, Raymond Chandler begins work on his last book, a Philip Marlow mystery, completing four chapters of The Poodle Springs Story before his death a year later.


This Week in Literary History Oct 13 to 19

Oct. 13: In 1686, wigmaker and bookseller Allan Ramsay was born in Lanarkshire and later start Scotland’s first lending library around 1720 in Edinburgh.