[Book Nerd News] Rest in Peace, Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard, Esteemed Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]

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Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Wing Pinero!

English actor and playwright (The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, Trelawny of the ‘Wells’, The Enchanted Cottage*) Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was born on 24 May 1855:

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, 1910

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, 1910

*As a teenager,  I was straight up obsessed with the 1945 film adaptation of The Enchanted Cottage, starring Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire. It practically gave me life for a few years. This was *totally normal* for a teen in the late eighties/early nineties, right?