This Week in Literary History Dec. 1 to Dec. 8

Dec. 1: On this day in 1886, Rex Stout, one of the greatest-named authors who created one of the greatest named detectives Nero Wolfe, is born in Noblesville, Indiana.


This Week in Literary History: April 20 to April 27

April 20: On this day in 1859, the first volume of Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities is published.