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Stern, Robert A. M.

(Encyclopedia) Stern, Robert A. M. (Robert Arthur Morton Stern), 1939–, American architect, b. New York City. He studied architecture at Yale Univ., became a practicing architect in the…

Coetzee, J. M.

(Encyclopedia) Coetzee, J. M. (John Maxwell Coetzee) kö´tsē [key], 1940–, South African novelist, b. John Michael Coetzee. Educated at the Univ. of Cape Town (M.A. 1963) and the Univ.…

Barrie, J. M.

(Encyclopedia) Barrie, J. M. (Sir James Matthew Barrie) bâr´ē [key], 1860–1937, Scottish playwright and novelist. He is best remembered for his play Peter Pan (1904), a…

Brewer's: V. D. M. I. A. E

(Verbum Dei manet in aeternum). The word of God endureth for ever. The inscription on the livery of the servants of the Duke of Saxony and Landgrave of Hesse, the Lutheran princes, at the…

Liebling, A. J.

(Encyclopedia) Liebling, A. J. (Abbott Joseph Liebling), 1904–63, American journalist, b. New York City. He left Dartmouth, attended the Columbia School of Journalism, and wrote for the…

Ammons, A. R.

(Encyclopedia) Ammons, A. R. (Archie Randolph Ammons), 1926–2001, American poet, b. Whiteville, N.C., grad. Wake Forest College (1949). He began writing poetry while serving in the Navy…

Byatt, A. S.

(Encyclopedia) Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan Byatt) bī´ət [key], 1936–, British novelist; sister of Margaret Drabble . Educated at Cambridge, Bryn Mawr College, Pa., and Oxford,…

Calvin Klein

Fashion designer Calvin Klein is particularly known for his jeans and and for his many provocative underwear advertisements. Klein graduated from New York's Fashion Institute of Technology in 1964…

Gene Klein

Gene KleinBorn: Jan. 29, 1921Horseman won 3 Eclipse awards as top owner (1985-87); his filly Winning Colors won 1988 Kentucky Derby; also owned San Diego Chargers football team (1966-84).Died…

Milne, A. A.

(Encyclopedia) Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander Milne) mĭln, mĭl [key], 1882–1956, English author. Milne began his literary career as a journalist and later became a regular contributor to…