Jane Austen Born December 16, 1775

Born on December 16, 1775 in Stevenson, Hampshire, England, Jane Austen was the youngest of seven children. Her English novels, including Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion and Sense and Sensibility, are beloved classics and still wildly popular today.  ...

Happy Birthday Emily Dickinson!

Born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson was a gifted and prolific American poet and writer. During her early life, she attended Amherst Academy and Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. She later lived largely secluded from the outside world....

Celebrating Mark Twain’s Birthday!

Born November 30,1835 in Florida, Missouri, Mark Twain, a pen name for Samuel Langhorne Clemens, is one of America's most celebrated authors and contributors to classic books, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.   Twain's...

Classic Booklovers Website Earns 2016 Gold MarCom Award

ROCKVILLE, MD - Classic Booklovers received a distinguished 2016 Gold MarCom Award for its website in the business to consumer category.   The website continues to expand monthly with currently more than 50 classic book titles - from Moby Dick to The Adventures...

Happy Birthday Fyodor Dostoyevsky!

Born November 11,1821 in Moscow, Russia, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was the son of a retired military surgeon. He wrote several influential classic novels, including Crime and Punishment, The Possessed, The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. Many of his works explored religion...

Classic Booklovers Earns 2016 Gold Communicator Web Award

ROCKVILLE, MD - Classic Booklovers received a distinguished 2016 Communicator Award for Distinction for its website in the business to consumer category.   The website continues to expand monthly with currently more than 50 classic book titles - from Moby Dick to...

Happy Birthday Mary Shelley!

Born on August 30, 1797 in London, England, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is best known for her gothic novel, Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus in 1818.   Frankenstein was published anonymously when Shelley was just 20 years old - displaying her immensely...

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