September 12: H.L. Mencken

September 12: The birth of writer and satirist H.L. Mencken | Daily Literary Quotes @ Literary Cobblestones
September 12: The birth of writer and satirist H.L. Mencken | Daily Literary Quotes @ Literary Cobblestones

Hello Cobblers!

Today marks the birth of satirist H.L. Mencken.

For a detailed profile of Mencken, including his writings on the infamous Scopes trial, check out PBS’ biography: “People & Events: Henry Louis Mencken.”

We round out today with a feature article from The Atlantic: “Mencken: America’s Critic.”

Good day.

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