Born: Sep 05, 1925 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1925 - Born on the September in New York, N.Y., U.S.
1944 - Graduated from Harvard.
1946 - He left graduate school and worked for a publishing house, eventually becoming a senior editor.
1959 - Kaplan left publishing to write his first book, a biography of Mark Twain entitled Mr. Clemens.
1966 - Won both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award.
1992 - He edited several anthologies and was general editor for the 16th edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.
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