It is 130 years today since Mikhail Bulgakov was born.
The Russian prose writer and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov was born in Kiev and grew up in a snug middle class environment – his father was a professor of theology. Shortly after obtaining his medical degree in 1916, Bulgakov registered as a volunteer for the Red Cross. He worked at a field hospital, where he mainly carried out amputations. After this, he became a district medical officer in a r...
It is 51 years today since Anne Rambach was born.
The French author Anne Rambach was born Anne Rosseau in Saint-Brieuc, Bretagne. She read literature before she joined the Act-Up Paris, an organisation dedicated to fighting AIDS. She chaired the society in 1994. Rambach has written essays and screenplays for television together with her partner Marine Rambach. Both are active within the gay rights movement and they previously ran a publishing...
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Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh, Jr. is an American author and former detective sergeant. He is best known for his police procedural novels in which he... Further reading
Reeve, Arthur B.
1880 - 1936
Arthur Benjamin Reeve was a successful American journalist and author of mystery stories in the first decades of the 20th century. He was born in... Further reading
Post, Melville Davisson
1869 - 1930
Melville Davisson Post was an American lawyer, politician, author and remembered as the first great American crime writer to appear after... Further reading
1906 - 2001
R.K. (Rasipuram Krishnaswamy) Narayan was one of India's greatest and most beloved authors, and his many stories about life in the city of Malgudi... Further reading