Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck, 1954

John Steinbeck’s first successful novel, Tortilla Flat, was published on this day, May 28, in 1935. The American writer was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception.”