What's New: August 2022

August 25, 2022

This update features four new biographies, including the extraordinarily influential evangelist Billy Graham; prolific journalist and sportswriter John Lardner; Olivia de Havilland, an Academy Award-winning actress who reshaped the Hollywood system by insisting on choosing her own parts; and poet and scholar Daniel Hoffman.

De Havilland, Olivia (1 July 1916–26 July 2020), actress
Graham, Jr., William Franklin “Billy” (07 Nov. 1918–21 Feb. 2018), protestant evangelist
Hoffman, Daniel Gerard (3 Apr. 1923–30 Mar. 2013),  poet and professor
Lardner, John Abbott (4 May 1912–24 Mar. 1960), journalist and author

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