In the footsteps of the real life Sherlock Holmes - Happy Birthday to Dr. John H. Watson and a visit to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, SCOTLAND – Had he lived and had he been a real person, Dr. John H. Watson, Sherlock Holme’s faithful companion, would have been 159 years old today.


This Week in Literary History: May 15 to May 25

May 15: House-bound for the past 21 years, American poet Emily Dickinson dies of nephritis in Amherst, Mass at age 55 on this day in 1886.