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Michael is an American non-fiction author and financial journalist. His bestselling books include Liar's Poker (1989), The New New Thing (2000), Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003), The...

1/12/2016 1/12/2016

Amir D. Aczel MP (1950 - 2015)

Amir Aczel, Author of Scientific Cliffhanger NYTiimes 12/7/2015 Amir Dan Aczel (November 6, 1950 – November 26, 2015) Mathematician and bestselling author. His book, Fermat's Last Theorem (ISB...

5/6/2011 12/14/2015

Narcissa Pillow Campion (1917 - 2007)


* American author. Co-authored "Bringing up the Brass" with MSgt Martin Maher. This book was made into a hugely popular motion picture "The Long Gray Line", starring Tyrone Power and Mureen O'Hara.

11/7/2015 11/11/2015

John Grisham MP

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

John Grisham is an American bestselling writer, attorney, politician, and activist best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages. Grisham graduated from...

11/1/2015 11/1/2015

Dr. Ruth Westheimer MP

"Dr. Ruth"

Ruth Westheimer (born June 4, 1928) is a German sex therapist, media personality, and author best known as Dr. Ruth. The New York Times described her as a "Sorbonne-trained psychologist who became a ki...

3/27/2009 9/20/2015

Tom Clancy MP (1947 - 2013)

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines that are set during and i...

10/2/2013 10/2/2013

Tal David Ben-Shahar MP

"Tal Ben-Shachar", "טל בן-שחר"



Tal Ben Shahar Official Website Harvard Professor of Positive Psychology Harvard's Most Popular Course Tal Ben-Shahar On How to Be Happier Interview with Tal Ben-Shahar

6/18/2013 6/18/2013

Judith Viorst MP

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Judith Viorst (born February 3, 1931) is an American author, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher.[1] She is perhaps best known for her children's...

4/30/2008 4/25/2013

Philip Roth MP

Connecticut, United States

Connecticut, United States

Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933)[1] is an American novelist. He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for...

4/27/2007 9/10/2012

Watch Interview with Author Meir Shalev “ Meir Shalev is a master story teller whose magic realism is similar to the art of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.” —Frankfurter Allgemei...

3/10/2007 3/6/2012

Gregor von Rezzori (May 13, 1914 – April 23, 1998), born Gregor Arnulph Hilarius d'Arezzo, was an Austrian-born German-language novelist, memoirist, screenwriter and author of radio plays, as we...

3/4/2012 3/4/2012

Tamim Ansary MP

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Tamim Ansary Wikipedia Tamim Ansary's Website Biography in Brief  A writer, lecturer, editor, and teacher based in San Francisco.  Directs the San Francisco Writer’s Worksh...

3/2/2012 3/2/2012

Stephen King MP

Bangor, ME, USA

Bangor, ME, USA

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been ...

11/25/2009 10/17/2011

J. K. Rowling MP

"J. K. Rowling", "Joanne Kathleen Rowling", "Jo"

J.K. Rowling - Wikipedia J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Website Joanne "Jo" Rowling , OBE ( born 31 July 1965 ), better known as J. K. Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Ha...

3/2/2008 5/27/2011

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

12/13/2010 5/11/2011

Christopher Eric Hitchens MP (1949 - 2011)

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949) was an English-American author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades. He was an utterly engaging deeply ...

3/6/2011 3/7/2011

Jo Nesbø , (born 29 March 1960) is a Norwegian bestselling author and musician. He was born in Oslo and grew up in Molde. Nesbø graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics with a deg...

8/24/2009 3/1/2011

Scott P. Brown is a Republican who won the Massachusetts Senate Special Election for the Massachusetts Senate seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy. Brown also holds the rank of Lieutenant Colon...

2/1/2010 2/20/2011

James Rufus Agee, Author MP (1909 - 1955)

From James Agee James Rufus Agee (November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) was an American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential f...

10/5/2009 2/15/2011

Bernard Lewis, FBA (born May 31, 1916) is a widely read expert on the Middle East , and is regarded as one of the West’s leading scholars of that region. His advice has been frequently sought by...

8/7/2009 1/30/2011

Fouad Ajami, ‎ MP (1945 - 2014)

Fouad Ajami A 'rare' Arab intellectual: AlJazeera Fouad Ajami Hoover Institute Fouad Ajami is considered one of the most politically influential Arab-Americans today. He is the Majid Khadduri pro...

1/30/2011 1/30/2011

Ferit Orhan Pamuk (born 7 June 1952), generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk, is a Turkish novelist. He is also the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, where he teach...

12/27/2007 1/25/2011

Dr. Nouriel Roubini MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Nouriel Roubini is probably the most prominent and prescient economist who predicted the current economic crisis. As early as 2006, Roubini predicted that the United States “was likely to face a...

3/21/2009 1/23/2011

Herman Wouk MP (1915 - d.)

Herman Wouk (pronounced /ˈwoʊk/ "woke"; born May 27, 1915) is a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish American author with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Cai...

2/2/2009 12/29/2010

Stieg Larsson (1954 - 2004)

Karl Stig-Erland Larsson (15 August 1954 – 9 November 2004)Stieg Larsson was a Swedish journalist and writer was the second best-selling author in the world in 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. By M...

12/26/2010 12/26/2010

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Xirsi Cali Arabic: أيان حرسي علي‎; born Ayaan Hirsi Magan; Books In 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was...

12/13/2010 12/25/2010

Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, mult...

9/16/2010 12/25/2010

J. R. R. Tolkien MP (1892 - 1973)

"JRRT", "TOLLERS", "JRR Tolkien"

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien , CBE (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy work...

10/24/2009 12/25/2010

Amos Oz MP

Amos Oz writes the story of David Remnick ( 2004)Amos Oz is the best-known novelist in Israel. For eighteen years, he has lived in the desert outpost of Arad, a town of twenty-eight thousand,...

9/11/2007 12/25/2010

Cokie Roberts MP


United States

United States

Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (nee Boggs)[1] (born December 27, 1943), better known as Cokie Roberts, is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and bestselling author. She is a co...

2/5/2009 12/25/2010

He is a British-Indian novelist and essayist. He achieved notability with his second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subc...

9/8/2010 12/25/2010

C.S. Lewis MP (1898 - 1963)


Ancestry of C. S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis was born (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), and known to his friends and family as "Jack", w...

2/7/2010 12/25/2010

Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the USA MP 100

"Renegade", "Obie", "Barry"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Nickname: Barry Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States and the first African American to be elected t...

11/13/2007 12/25/2010

George W. Bush July 6, 1946 New Haven, CT, USA Parents: George H. W. Bush June 12, 1924 and Barbara (Pierce) Bush June 9, 1925 Wife: Laura Welch November 4, 1946

1/21/2007 12/25/2010

Sarah Louise (Heath) Palin February 11, 1964 Parents: Charles Heath March 24, 1938 and Sarah Sheeran October 26, 1940 Husband: Todd Mitchell Palin September 6, 1964 Children: Track 1989 Bri...

9/6/2008 12/25/2010

Elie Wiesel KBE is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor . Wiesel was born in Sighet (now Sighetu Marmației), Maramure&#...

1/10/2009 12/25/2010