Happy Birthday, Carson McCullers!
Happy Birthday to Carson McCullers, born on February 19, 1917, in Columbus, Georgia. Her first (and most well-known) novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940), explores "the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the South."
Her other novels include:
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1941)
The Member of the Wedding (1946)
Clock Without Hands (1961)
She also wrote The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1951), a collection of short stories, which includes the novella The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
McCullers died on September 29, 1967.