George Bernard Shaw
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
George Bernard ShawShare on Facebook

Born: July 26, 1856

Died: November 2, 1950 (aged 94)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Dramatist, playwright, critic

Bio: George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama, and he wrote more than 60 plays.

Quote of the day

Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.

Popular Authors

Lyndon B. Johnson
John Donne
Bertolt Brecht
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
W. H. Auden
Ken Kesey
Bill Clinton
Charles Dickens
Herbert Marcuse
Raymond Chandler
Laurence Sterne
Thomas Fuller
Morihei Ueshiba
Friedrich Hayek
Anton Chekhov
Hilaire Belloc