This Day in the Arts: November 11
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a Russian writer and thinker and one of the world’s greatest novelists, is born. His works dramatize religious, moral, political, and psychological issues.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. is born. This American novelist and short-story writer is best known for his irreverent satires of social and political trends and for his vision of life as an absurd, apocalyptic comedy.