Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1941 1942 194319441945 1946 1947

Events

Births

Deaths

New books

  • An American Dilemma – Gunnar Myrdal
  • Au rendez-vous allemand – (To the German Rendezvous) – Paul Éluard
  • A Bell for Adano – John Hersey
  • Beyond the Palisade (poetry) – James K. Baxter
  • The Book of Imaginary BeingsJorge Luis Borges
  • Book of Naturalists – Charles William Beebe
  • The Case of Mrs. WingateOscar Micheaux
  • Dangling ManSaul Bellow
  • The Dawn Appears – Annie Greene Nelson
  • Friday's Child – Georgette Heyer
  • The Golden Fleece – Robert von Ranke Graves
  • The Horse's MouthJoyce Cary
  • Johnny Tremain – Esther Forbes
  • The Lost Weekend – Charles R. Jackson
  • Our Lady of the Flowers – Jean Genet
  • The Razor's EdgeW. Somerset Maugham
  • The Tall Book of Nursery Tales – Feodor Rojankovsky
  • Terras do Sem Fim (The Violent Land) – Jorge Amado
  • Thou That Dwellest in the Gardens – Hayyim Hazaz
  • Two Frontiers (poetry) – Edwin James Bradley

Nobel prizes


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