Happy Birthday Franz Kafka!

Born on July 3, 1883, Franz Kafka was an influential novelist and short story writer. His classic works, including The Trial, The Metamorphosis, The Castle, and Amerika, blend realism with rich imagination and the absurd.   Published in 1915, the Metamorphosis...

Charles Dickens Born on This Day

Born on February 7, 1812, Charles Dickens was an English writer who penned some the world's most famous classics, including A Tales of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Bleak House, The Pickwick Papers and A Christmas Carol. He is considered by many as the...

James Joyce Born on This Day

Born in Dublin, Ireland on February 2, 1882, James Joyce was an Irish novelist and short story writer. He was a highly influential author known for his use of modern literary methods. He attended University College Dublin.   His great works include Dubliners...

Lewis Carroll Born on This Day

Born on January 27, 1832 in Daresbury, London, (United Kingdom), Lewis Carroll was actually the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – a mathematician and gifted writer renowned for his word play and whimsical writings, including the ever-popular Alice's Adventures...

Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf!

Born on January 25, 1882 in Kensington, London, (United Kingdom), Virginia Woolf was a novelist and essayist recognized for her keen intellect and modernist style.   Her classic literary works are widely read today and include The Voyage Out (1915), Night and Day...

A Special Day for Edgar Allan Poe and Classic Booklovers

Born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, critic and poet famous for his poetry and tales of mystery, horror and imagination. His great classic works include The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of User, The Black...

Classic Booklovers Partners with Poe Museum

Classic Booklovers has partnered with the Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, offering new coffee mugs, including an 11 oz Java mug with a portrait of the famous American writer and poet.   Classic Booklovers launched its online apparel and accessories store on...

Celebrating Jack London’s Birthday

Born on January 12, 1876 in San Francisco, Jack London was an American author and journalist. He is best known for the adventure novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang. These classic books are still popular today and helped leap London into great fame.  ...

Happy Birthday Rudyard Kipling!

Born on December 30, 1865 in Bombay, India, Rudyard Kipling was one of the United Kingdom's most versatile and popular writers. The English author, poet, short-story writer and novelist was an imaginative storyteller whose beloved works included the children's...

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