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A Day in the Bleachers (1955) - Arnold Hano (Grade:A+)
Southern Cross: Annuit Coeptis (CSA Confederate States of America, Volume 1) (2013) - Dorvall (Grade:B)
Uncertain Justice : The Roberts Court and the Constitution (2014) - Laurence H. Tribe (Grade:B)
Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey (2014) - Tim Hornbaker (Grade:B+)
Never Let Me Go (2005) - Kazuo Ishiguro (Grade:A)
Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001) - Steven Spielberg (Grade:C-)
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Alan Ladd (1913-64) was born in Hot Springs, AR on September 3, 1913. Of course, his great iconic role was in Shane (1953)(read Orrin's review of the novel), but check out the two films he made with Veronica Lake, The Glass Key (1942) and This Gun for Hire (1942).
Allen Drury (1918-98) was born in Houston, TX on September 2, 1918. Read Orrin's review of Advise and Consent (1959) (Grade: A)
Blaise Cendrars [Frédéric Louis Sauser] (1887-1961) was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switz on September 1, 1887. Read Orrin's review of Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter (1925)
John Locke (1632-1704) who was the pivotal figure in the development of democratic theory, was born in England on August 27, 1632.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-73), one of the worst men ever to become President of the United States, was born in Stonewall, TX on August 27, 1908. Read Robert Caro's awesome biography The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Christopher Isherwood (1904-) was born in Cheshire, ENG on August 26, 1904.
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster