Francis Marion Tarwater, a fourteen-year-old hillbilly, is the main protagonist of O’Connor’s second novel (published in 1960).
Franz Kafka, insurance agent and literary genius, died from tuberculosis in 1924 at the age of forty.
I read the introduction to “A Memoir of Mary Ann” years before I read the book itself.
Little is known about Emily Bronte who was born in England in 1818 and died in 1848 at the age of thirty
I first stumbled across the name of Henry Miller, the libertine, while reading a book about Thomas Merton…