James Agate (1877-1947)
He was born on September the 9th 1877 in Pendleton, Lancashire (England) and
died on June the 6th 1947 in London. Drama critic for the London Sunday Times
(1923–47), book reviewer for the Daily Express, novelist, essayist, diarist, and
raconteur. He is remembered for his wit and perverse yet lovable personality,
the sparkle and fundamental seriousness of his dramatic criticism, and his racy,
entertaining diary, called, characteristically, "Ego".