Milestones: John Bunyan, Mark Twain, & Toni Morrison

On this day in history, we are marking three remarkable events. Without question, February 18th was a stellar day for readers. February 18, 1678 , John Bunyan’s “The Pilgrim’s Progress” was published in Holborn, London, by Nathaniel Ponder, known to be a bookseller and publisher of nonconformist works. The Pilgrim’s Progress was written during John Bunyan’sContinue reading “Milestones: John Bunyan, Mark Twain, & Toni Morrison”

The Pilgrim’s Progress

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” John Bunyan Vanity fair, slough of despond, the straight and narrow, and muckraking – these words and phrases are familiar to us, thanks to John Bunyan and his allegory, “The Pilgrim’s Progress.” On February 18, 1678,  The Pilgrim’sContinue reading “The Pilgrim’s Progress”