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eric carle
 
 
Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator, most fam...
raymond carver
 
 
In life, art, and even death, Raymond Carver’s double, mentor, and companion ...
catherine beecher
 
 
Name: Catharine Esther Beecher Born...
octavia butler
 
 
Octavia Estelle Butler is "the first African-American woman to gain popularity ...
carlos bulosan
 
 
Name: Carlos Bulosan Born: Nov...
jeffrey archer
 
 
Lord Archer once denied being captain of the Starship Enterprise saying that he had sinc...
bienvenido santos
 
 
Name: Bienvenido N. Santos Born: ...
ralph ellison
 
 
Ralph Waldo Ellison was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on March 1, 1914. His ...
sandra cisneros
 
 
Sandra Cisneros did not have a "normal" childhood. "As a person growing up in a socie...
oscar hijuelos
 
 
Birth: August 24, 1951 in New York, New York, United States Occupa...
margret rey
 
 
Margret Elizabeth Waldstein was born on May 16, 1906 in Hamburg, Germany. Marg...
anne fadiman
 
 
Anne Fadiman is the editor of The American Scholar, a literary quarterly that ...
kate chopin
 
 
American author Kate Chopin (1850?1904) wrote about a hundred short stories and two nove...
tom clancy
 
 
Tom Clancy is no stranger to bookstore bestseller racks worldwide. His r...
john knowles
 
 
John Knowles was born in 1926 in Fairmont, West Virginia. He left home at age 15 to atten...
mark twain
 
 
2d51 S amuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910), better known by his pen nam...
laurence yep
 
 
Laurence Yepgrew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette Univers...
h.g. wells
 
 
Name: Herbert George Wells Born: 2...
miguel de cervantes
 
 
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish dramatist, poet, and author wrote Don Quixo...
lemony snicket
 
 
LEMONY SNICKET was born before you were, and is likely to die before you as well. His family ...
s.e. hinton
 
 
Name: Susan Eloise Hinton Born: July...
barbara tuchman
 
 
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes for non-fiction in her hi...
zona gale
 
 
Z ona Gale (August 26, 1874-1938) was an American writer. She was born at Portage, Wisconsin (which...
toni morrison
 
 
(1931-) ...
katherine d. ortega
 
 
K atherine D. Ortega (born 1934 in Tularosa, New Mexico) was the 38th Treasurer of the United State...
eudora welty
 
 
Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 - July 23, 2001) was an award-winning America...
jim carrey
 
 
C arrey was born in Newmarket on January 17, 1962, Ontario, Canada and began performing in Toronto ...
bram stoker
 
 
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (1847-1912), Irish writer, best known for his vampire nove...
margaret mitchell
 
 
1900-1949 ...
louis l'amour
 
 
he man who would become Louis L'Amour grew up in the fading days of the American frontier...
neil simon
 
 
Name: Neil Simon Born: Jul...
john lennon
 
 
1f33 T he murder of John Lennon, who in so many ways represented the heart and soul not just of ...
john hughes
 
 
Dr. John Hughes (born 1961) is a Sydney-based Australian writer and teacher. His f...
edward coke
 
 
S ir Edward Coke (pronounced “cook") (1 February 1552 - 3 September 1634) was an early Englis...
judy blume
 
 
Name: Judy Blume ...
simon raven
 
 
Name: Simon Arthur Noal Raven Born: 28 ...
roddy doyle
 
 
Roddy Doyle was born in 1958. He attended St. Fintan's Christian Brothers School in Sutto...
matt christopher
 
 
Name: Matt Christopher Born: 16...
james herriot
 
 
James Herriot, a vet turned best-selling author, penned twenty books during his lifetime, s...

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