June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, and we mark the occasion with a look at just some of the vegetable-centered cookbooks available in our e-book collection.
Harry Nilsson was born on June 15, 1941. Nilsson was a singer-songwriter, usually billed by his last name only. His wide vocal range and the elegant grace of his songwriting made him a popular performer in the early 1970s.
Harry Turtledove was born on June 14, 1949. Turtledove is a novelist who works in several genres—science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction—but is best known as a writer of alternate history. He was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Gardena. He briefly attended Caltech and earned a Ph.D.
Tom Jones was born on June 7, 1940. The Welsh singer became a star in the mid-1960s with a series of cheerfully bombastic pop songs, and continues to tour and record new material after more than 50 years in the spotlight.
Ian McEwan was born on May 21,1948. McEwan is an English novelist and short story writer literary enough to please the critics, but with enough mass appeal that most of his novels have been adapted as films.