Nov. 8 in Literary History: Margaret Mitchell Is Born, Milton Dies, and Shakespeare Finally Get Published

Reading between the lines.
Nov. 8 2013 8:00 AM

A Reader’s Book of Days: Nov. 8

Hundreds of years of literary history, day by day.

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Reprinted from A Reader’s Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year by Tom Nissley. Copyright © 2014 by Tom Nissley. With permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Tom Nissley is an eight-time champion on Jeopardy! and a former editor at Amazon, where he launched their books blog, Omnivoracious.