H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken

Born: September 12, 1880

Died: January 29, 1956

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, journalist, satirist, critic

Biography: Henry Louis H. L. Mencken, was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, critic of American life and culture, and a scholar of American English. Known as the Sage of Baltimore, he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century. Many of his books still remain in print.

Source/Notes: Six by Mencken and one by Nietzsche (2014 edition), AfterMath - ISBN: 9781939142078

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