The advent and progress of books as they have evolved over time has driven knowledge, economies, beliefs, group identification and pleasure since early times.

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Margaret Mitchell did not have a title for her famous novel until just before it was published. What was the source of the title, "Gone with the Wind?...

Telling no one but her husband about her novel, Margaret Mitchell finally gets the courage to give her manuscript to Harold Latham, chief editor at Th...

Margaret Mitchell began writing her famous novel after injuring her ankle which failed to quickly heal. It was one way for her to cure boredom.

Margaret Mitchell created Scarlett O'Hara, a flirting Southern belle with lots of suitors. In real life, Mitchell was also a flirt with many suitors.

Samuel Clemens, writing as Mark Twain, began to earn a significant income. He didn't always invest his funds very wisely, leading him and his family t...

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NOTES from UNDERGROUNDBy Fyodor DostoevskyTranslation by Andrew R.

Dostoevsky worked on Notes from Underground in 1863.

Churchill tried repeatedly to convince FDR to enter the war.

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister on the 10th of May, 1940.

On the 4th of June, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed Parliament.

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Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.

Working on her untitled book for years, Margaret Mitchell finally agrees to have a potential publisher see her manuscript.

Margaret Mitchell starts writing a novel when her husband grows weary of lugging books home from the library for his ailing wife to read.

Margaret Mitchell was a flirt who had lots of suitors. Did she create Scarlett O'Hara in her own likeness?

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