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While he is best known for James Bond, Fleming also wrote two non-fiction books, (The Diamond Smugglers (1957) and Thrilling Cities (1963)) as well as a children's book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1964).
Some people are just born to be writers. Truman Capote was born in New Orleans to a salesman and a 16-year-old beauty pageant queen. He could read when he was five, and would often carry a dictionary and notepad with him. According to Capote, however, he did not start "writing seriously" until he was 11.
by Daniel Stashower
On July 28, 1841, the battered body of a young woman was found floating in the Hudson River. It was soon discovered to be the lovely Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar salesgirl who had gone missing three days earlier. By nightfall, news of the girl′s death had spread and sent Manhattan into a spasm of horror and outrage.