This Week in History: Sylvia Plath is born

October 27 marks the 85th anniversary of the birth of Sylvia Plath, a poet and novelist whose work retains an iconic status even 54 years after her death. Plath was born in Boston in 1932 to Otto Plath and Aurelia Schober and grew up by the sea. Trauma cut into her early childhood, however, with […]