March 1, 1914

Ralph Ellison Invisible Man, Juneteenth


March 1, 1917

Robert Lowell Selected Poems


March 2, 1904

Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel) Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who


March 2, 1931

Tom Wolfe The Right Stuff, The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test


March 2, 1942

John Irving The World According to Garp, A Prayer for Owen Meany


March 3, 1938

Patricia MacLachlan Sarah, Plain and Tall series


March 6, 1806

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poet


March 6, 1928

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Love in the Time of Cholera, One Hundred Years of Solitude


March 9, 1918

Mickey Spillane Mike Hammer mystery series


March 11, 1952

Douglas Adams Hitchhiker series


March 12, 1922

Jack Kerouac On the Road, Big Sur


March 12, 1928

Edward Albee Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


March 12, 1934

Virginia Hamilton African American Folktales, M.C. Higgins the Great, The House of Dies Drear




March 13, 1911

Ron Hubbard Battlefield Earth


March 16, 1920

Sid Fleischman The Whipping Boy, The 13th Floor


March 18, 1932

John Updike  Rabbit Angstrom series: Rabbit, Run, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit at Rest


March 19, 1933

Philip Roth American Pastoral, Goodbye Columbus


March 20, 43 B.C.

Ovid The Metamorphoses


March 20, 1828

Henrik Ibsen A Doll’s House, An Enemy of the People


March 20, 1937

Lois Lowry The Giver, Gathering Blue


March 22, 1846

Randolph Caldecott Artist/Illustrator, namesake of the Caldecott Medal, awarded annually to distinguished American picture books for children


March 22, 1908

Louis L’Amour How the West Was Won, The Quick and the Dead


March 25, 1925

Flannery O’Connor A Good Man is Hard to Find, Wise Blood, The Violent Bear It Away


March 25, 1959

Toni Cade Bambara These Bones Are Not My Child


March 26, 1874

Robert Frost American Poet, The Road Not Taken, Fire and Ice


March 26, 1911

Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie


March 26, 1942

Erica Jong Fear of Flying, Fear of Dying


March 28, 1936

Mario Vargas Llosa Cinco Esquinas, La Casa Verde


March 30, 1820

Anna Sewell Black Beauty


March 31, 1914

Octavio Paz Poet


March 31, 1932

John Jakes North and South, Love and War