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Joseph T. Hergesheimer MP (1880 - 1954)

Joseph Hergesheimer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Hergesheimer (1940) Joseph Hergesheimer (February 15, 1880 – April 25, 1954) was a prominent American writer of the early 20th c...

2/13/2018 2/14/2018

Douglas Adams MP (1952 - 2001)

Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, comic radio dramatist, and musician. He was best known for his "trilogy in 5 parts", the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series. ...

12/2/2016 12/2/2016

Colleen McCullough MP (1937 - 2015)

"Colleen McCullough"

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 1, 1937 Wellington New South Wales, Australia Death: Jan. 29, 2015 Kingston, Norfolk Island Author. She will be remembered for penning the bestseller "The Thorn Birds" ...

9/25/2016 9/25/2016

Thomas Frank MP (1965 - d.)

"Thomas Frank"

Thomas Frank Website Listen, Liberal Book Review - Listen to Radio Interview Thomas Carr Frank (born March 21, 1965) is an American political analyst, historian, journalist and columnist for Harp...

4/10/2016 4/10/2016

Thomas Piketty The Guardian Thomas Piketty TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential People Thomas Piketty Financial Times Thomas Piketty (7 May 1971) is a French economist who works on wealth and inc...

2/17/2016 2/17/2016

Michael Lewis, a New York Times best seller, is an American non-fiction author and financial journalist. His most recent works are Flash Boys, The Big Short, and Boomerang, narratives set in the global...

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 (ISBN 978-1...

5/6/2011 12/14/2015

Narcissa Pillow Campion MP (1917 - 2007)


Nardi Reeder Campion, 90; was author and columnist Email|Print|Single Page| Text size – + By Bryan Marquard Globe Staff / December 14, 2007 Which Nardi Reeder Campion column was the most read? To...

11/7/2015 11/11/2015

John Grisham MP

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 in the a...

10/2/2013 10/2/2013

Tal David Ben-Shahar MP

"Tal Ben-Shachar"


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, United States

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 (1933 - 2018)

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

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 Allgemeine Zeitung Me...

3/10/2007 3/6/2012

Gregor Arnulph Hilarius von Rezzori MP (1914 - 1998)


"d"Arezzo" and the second "z" in "Rezzori" are fictitious Gregor von Rezzori (May 13, 1914 – April 23, 1998), born Gregor Arnulph Hilarius d'Arezzo, was an Austrian-born German-language novelist, mem...

3/4/2012 3/4/2012

Tamim Ansary MP

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

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 Workshop, teaches sporadica...

3/2/2012 3/2/2012

Stephen King MP

Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, United States

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", "Robert Galbraith"

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 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 degree in economi...

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 film cri...

10/5/2009 2/15/2011

Bernard Lewis MP (1916 - 2018)

Bernard Lewis, FBA (31 May 1916 – 19 May 2018) was a British American historian specializing in oriental studies . He was also known as a public intellectual and political commentator . Lewis was the C...

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

Nouriel Roubini MP

New York, NY, United States

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 once-i...

3/21/2009 1/23/2011

Herman Wouk is an American author, whose best-selling 1951 novel The Caine Mutiny won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His other works include the highly acclaimed The Winds of War and War and Remembran...

2/2/2009 12/29/2010

Stieg Larsson MP (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 March 20...

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 named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She ...

12/13/2010 12/25/2010

Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, United States

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 FRSL was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit , The Lord of the Rings , ...

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

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 and known to his friends and family as "Jack", was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and argu...

2/7/2010 12/25/2010

George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States MP


Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States

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 was a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor . Wiesel was born in Sighet (now Sighetu Marmației), Maramureș, Roman...

1/10/2009 12/25/2010