Van Wyck Brooks

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Birthday
16, 1886
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
May 2, 1963 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1886
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
May 2, 1963 (77)

About

U.S. historian and critic who wrote about Mark Twain. In 1936, he won the 2nd National Book Award for Non-Fiction for his novel The Flowering of New England.

Before Fame

He studied at Harvard University, where he published his first book: Verses by Two Undergraduates.

Trivia

In 1937, he won a Pulitzer Prize in history.

Family Life

His parents were Sally and Charles Brook.

Associated With

He attended and graduated from Harvard University while Wendy Liebman did her research at Harvard Medical School.