Classics Calendar for February 26

Vintage illustration of Victor Hugo's
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Here are today's milestones:

Born this on day:

Victor Hugo (1802; died May 22, 1885) French writer; The Hunchback of Notre-Dame; Les Misérables

Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879; died August 13, 1962) American writer and patron; Edge of the Taos Desert; Winter in Taos

Theodore Sturgeon (1918; died May 8, 1985) American author of science fiction; More Than Human; I, Libertine; "Microcosmic God"; "Slow Sculpture"

Bonus Classic:

Jin Ping Mei (first printed in 1610) "The Plum in the Golden Vase," Chinese novel attributed to "Lanling Xiaoxiao Sheng" (a pseudonym)

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