Picture of Thomas Wolfe, author of You Can't Go Home Again, Look Homeward, Angel, and Of Time and the River; twentieth century American Literature
Book Art by Jim Rosenau
Thomas Wolfe, Going Home
On this day in 1940, Thomas Wolfe's You Can't Go Home Again was published, two years after his death from tubercular meningitis at the age of thirty-seven:
    "Something has spoken to me in the night, burning the tapers of the waning year; something has spoken in the night, and told me I shall die, I know not where. . . ."

 

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