Qian Zhongshu died in 1998
《围城》作者钱钟书逝世
   2006-12-19 18:25:49       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
领导者是能把梦想变成现实的人。

Today's Highlight in History:

1998: Qian Zhongshu, modern writer and expert on classical Chinese literature, died on December 19. In 1941, he published a collection of essays entitled Written at the edge of life and in 1946 Peopleanimalsghosts, a volume of short-stories. In 1947, he published his acclaimed novel Fortress beseiged. After 1949, he concentrated mainly on literary research.
1998年12月19日,中国现代作家、古典文学专家钱钟书逝世。1941年,他出版了《写在人生边上》,1946年出版短篇小说集《人兽鬼》。1947年,他出版了最为著名的小说《围城》。1949年后,他主要从事文学研究工作。

1998:The U.S. House of Representatives pass articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton over the Lewinsky scandal on December 19. Bill Clinton was president of the United States for two terms, from 1993 until 2001.
1998年12月19日,美国众议院就莱文斯基绯闻案通过了弹劾总统克林顿的两条理由。克林顿从1993年到2001年连续两次任美国总统。



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