Thought for the Day
“The discipline of the written word
punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.”
~ John Steinbeck
*John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr
Born: February 27, 1902 Salinas, California
Died: December 20, 1968 New York City, New York,
An American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). He wrote a total of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories. In 1962, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.