Classics Calendar for February 14

Judi Dench and Scott Antony on a DVD cover for the 1974 film
version of Dead CertDick Francis's first horse-racing novel

Here are today's milestones:

Died this on day:

Dick Francis (2010; born October 31, 1920) British crime writer who wrote Dead Cert; Nerve; Whip Hand; Under Orders

Philip Levine (2015; born January 10, 1928) American poet; The Simple Truth; What Work Is; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1994); Poet Laureate of the USA (2011-2012)

Bonus Classic:

Gao Qi (1336-1374) Chinese poet who wrote The Blue Hill Collection (?)

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