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 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.
May 1, 1939, was the cover date of issue #27 of Detective Comics, in which Batman made his debut. Batman was one of the earliest comic book superheroes and has become one of the most enduring characters in American literature.
Jeffrey Archer was born on April 15, 1940. Archer is a British novelist and former politician whose own life has been colorful and eventful enough to be the stuff of fiction.
Beverly Cleary was born on April 12, 1916. Cleary is an author of children's books, and since her first book was published in 1950, more than 90 million copies of her books have been sold.