H. L. Mencken

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United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)

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A freshman composition class usually gets the famous section in which Wright borrows a white man's library card and forges a note in order to get books by H.
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The site was rejected in 1984 as a landmark, but is still being sought by some community groups because it used to be a favorite eatery and watering hole for notables such as Diamond Jim Brady, Theodore Roosevelt, H.
This year's nonfiction judges include Eric Blehm, 2006 Discover Award winner for The Last Season, and the author of The Only Thing Worth Dying For; journalist Christina Lamb, 2003 Discover Award finalist for The Sewing Circles of Herat, and author of The Africa House and House of Stone; and Terry Teachout, a drama and culture critic, whose work includes a biography of H.
Hornbeck - are based on real people involved in the case: William Jennings Bryan, Clarence Darrow, John Scopes and H.
As the story goes, he was so taken with her poems that he sent a few to H.
Building on that same sense of security and belonging, H.
Following are sections devoted to some stellar authors, including Elizabeth Bowen, Albert Camus, Willa Cather, Raymond Chandler, Roald Dahl, Kahlil Gibran, Dashiell Hammett, John Hersey, Langston Hughes, Thomas Mann, and H.