Today in Literary History

Victor Hugo elected after four previous failed attempts to the Academie Francaise on this day in 1841.


My humans in Big Honey Dog (Part 2)

These are excerpts from the Big Honey Dog blog – by Honey the Great Dane, who recounts what her humans did when they went on a Big Flying Machine and flew to visit the faraway place called France. These are their adventures in the French capital… . . . ****** . After a ‘wild night’ at the Moulin Rouge 😉 , my humans and their mummies got up early the […]


Literary History Today Jan. 17: Hunchback of Notre Dame finis

Victor Hugo finished writing Notre Dame de Paris on this day in 1831, the book that has since become better known as The Hunchback of Notre Dame.


This Week in Literary History: August 16 to August 24

August 16: Peggy Marsh, better known as Margaret Mitchell, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gone With The Wind dies on this day in 1949.