Today is the birthday of Edith Wharton, whose novel, The Age of Innocence, knocked my socks off in 2006. BTW, in 1921 The Age of Innocence was the first novel written by a woman ever to win a Pulitzer Prize. Read more here.
Thanks for the tip, Caryl!
Image reproduced from Shari Benstock, No Gifts from Chance: A Biography of Edith Wharton. (taken from Gonzaga's website)