May 28, 1939

“There are no makeovers in my books. The ugly duckling does not becomes a beautiful swan. She becomes a confident duck…”

Maeve Binchy

Anne Maeve Binchy Snell was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker was born.

Anne Maeve Binchy Snell novels were characterized by a sympathetic and often humorous portrayal of small-town life in Ireland, and surprise endings [Wikipedia]

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