Fannie Hurst Quote
Becoming Light: Poems New and Selected (1991)
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
Born: October 18, 1885
Died: February 23, 1968 (aged 82)
Bio: Fannie Hurst was an American novelist. Although her books are not well remembered today, during her lifetime some of her more famous novels were Stardust, Lummox, A President is Born, Back Street, and Imitation of Life. Hurst is now best known for the screen adaptations of her works, such as the 1934 film Imitation of Life and the 1959 remake, based on her novel, which examined race relations.