Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell published in England on 17 August According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before the Second World War
kvetchlandia: Henri Cartier-Bresson William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi 1947 "A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired, but then time is your misfortune." William Faulkner, "The Sound and the Fury" 1929
August Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is published.On this day in Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial novel Lolita is published in the U.The novel, about a man’s obsession with a girl, had been rejected by four publishers before G. Putnam’s Sons accepted it.
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