March Literary Birthdays

Ah—-March, in like a lion, out like a lamb. 

March is not a powerhouse for honoring literary birthdays, but still, we have a few.  And, you have a nice long month for lots of reading before spring pokes its pretty head into your
life and activities.   Ready?

1.  Robert Lowell
2.  George Sands;  Dr. Seuss

Green Eggs and Ham

7.  Elizabeth Barrett Browning (“How do I love thee?”);
and Ring Lardner

8.  saving # 8 until last because it has the best photo!!!

12.  Jack Kerouac
13.  Anna Sewell  (wish I had a copy of Black Beauty . . .)
14.  Albert Einstein—no quibbling here, he “wrote”
17.   Kate Greenaway (left click on photo so you can memorize verse; back
arrow to return)

20.  Nikolai Gogol;  Henrik Ibsen below

25.  Flannery O’Connor
26.  Robert Frost–you’ve got something–go take a photo; A.E. Housman—look in a
poetry book; and Tennessee Williams below

28.  Maxim Gorky
30.  Sean O’Casey————see  what I mean?  a little light on March birthdays–but!

Loveliest of all—–March 8th: Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows

Actually, there is a pleasant thread of children’s literature in the month of March, and things don’t get much better than that.  Maybe you’ll read (reread) some.


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