Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Happy Birthday Jules Gabriel Verne

One of the greatest Science-Fiction writers of all time was born today February 8, 1828. Verne's books not only pioneered the Science-Fiction genre but changed the world, NASA used his calculations in From the Earth to the Moon to get a man into space.

Want to learn more about this Frenchman and see exactly what books he has written check out his Goodreads profile.

"We are of the opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read."
Jules Verne (A Journey to the Center of the Earth)

Happy Birthday Jules Verne

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