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Su Shi 蘇軾 (1036 - 1101)

11/2/2015 2/11/2017

Lu Xun 魯迅 (1881 - 1936)

Chou Shu-jen, known as Lu Hsün, a writer and social critic of such prominence that he became an almost legendary figure.

7/29/2014 2/11/2017

Richard Adams MP (1920 - 2016)

Richard Adams, in full Richard George Adams (born May 9, 1920, Wash Common, Berkshire [now West Berkshire], England—died December 24, 2016), English author known for redefining anthropomorphic f...

12/27/2016 12/28/2016

John Keats MP (1795 - 1821)

John Keats was born in Finsbury Pavement near London on October 31st, 1795. The first son of a stable-keeper, he had a sister and three brothers, one of whom died in infancy. When John was eight years ...

12/20/2014 11/8/2016

Natalie Babbitt MP (1932 - 2016)

Natalie Babbitt was an American writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for writing the classic Tuck Everlasting . For her work as a children's writer, she was the U.S. nominee for the b...

5/11/2009 11/1/2016

Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹 (deceased)

"芹圃", "芹溪"

Ts'ao Chan 曹霑 (H. 雪芹, 芹圃, 芹溪), d. Feb. 12, 1763, novelist, was a member of the Bond Servant Division (under the Imperial Household) of the Manchu...

8/19/2011 10/3/2016

Paul Edward Theroux MP

"Paulie"

An expatriate American writer, Paul Theroux has written numerous works of fiction and of the chronicles of his own travels by train throughout the world. His best known work of travel writing is perhap...

8/15/2012 10/2/2016

Shel Silverstein MP (1930 - 1999)

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (/ˈsɪl.və.stiːn/;[1] September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999)[2][3] was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, an...

9/30/2016 10/1/2016

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky MP (1821 - 1881)

"Fyodor Dostoevsky"

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́...

4/28/2011 9/27/2016

Reginald Arkell MP (1882 - 1959)

Reginald Arkell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Reginald Arkell (1882–1959) was a British script writer and comic novelist who wrote many musical plays for the London theatre. The most...

9/25/2016 9/26/2016

Sherman Alexie MP

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Sherman Alexie is an American poet, writer, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry from several tribes. He grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservat...

9/20/2016 9/20/2016

Judy Blume MP

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, United States

Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman on February 12, 1938) is an American writer.[1] Her novels for children and young adults have exceeded sales of 80 million and have been translated into 32 languages.[...

6/16/2010 9/20/2016

Jeremy Sandford (1930 - 2003)

Television screenwriter

7/28/2016 7/28/2016

Svetlána Alexándrovna Alexiévich (born 31 May 1948 in Stanislaviv, Ukrainian SSR) is a Belarusian investigative journalist and non-fiction prose writer who writes in Russian. She w...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Umberto Saba (1883 - 1957)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Mar 30 2016, 17:45:35 UTC Umberto Saba From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Umberto Saba (9 March 1883 – 26 August 1957) was an Italian ...

3/30/2016 7/16/2016

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jr. MP (1804 - 1864)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literat...

6/15/2007 6/22/2016

Ludwig Tieck MP (1773 - 1853)

Johann Ludwig Tieck (* 31. Mai 1773 in Berlin; † 28. April 1853 ebenda) war ein deutscher Dichter, Schriftsteller, Herausgeber und Übersetzer der Romantik. Er publizierte auch unter den P...

2/5/2012 6/22/2016

William Makepeace Thackeray (pronounced /ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical wor...

8/22/2009 6/22/2016

Voir Wikipedia...

2/16/2013 6/22/2016

Voir Wikipedia... Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (5 February 1626 – 17 April 1696) was a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing. Most of her lett...

8/25/2013 6/22/2016

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Henry Fielding From WIkipedia Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author ...

7/15/2015 6/21/2016

Loren Eiseley (1907 - 1977)

Loren Eiseley (September 3, 1907 – July 9, 1977) was an American anthropologist, educator, philosopher, and natural science writer, who taught and published books from the 1950s through the 19...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mari Sandoz (1896 - 1966)

Mari Susette Sandoz (May 11, 1896 – March 10, 1966) was a Nebraska novelist, biographer, lecturer, and teacher. She became one of the West's foremost writers, and wrote extensively about pione...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mona Elizabeth Simpson (born Mona Jandali; June 14, 1957) is an American novelist. She has written six novels and is a professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the S...

10/25/2010 5/22/2016

Jonathan Earl Franzen (born August 17, 1959) is an American novelist and essayist. His 2001 novel, The Corrections, a sprawling, satirical family drama, drew widespread critical acclaim, earned Franzen...

9/4/2015 5/8/2016

Mervyn Peake (1911 - 1968)

Mervyn Laurence Peake (9 July 1911 – 17 November 1968) was an English writer, artist, poet, and illustrator. He is best known for what are usually referred to as the Gormenghast books. The three...

4/22/2013 4/30/2016

Harriette Simpson Arnow (1908 - 1986)

Harriette Arnow (July 7, 1908 – March 22, 1986) was an American novelist, who lived in Kentucky and Michigan. Arnow has been called an expert on the people of the Southern Appalachian Mountain...

12/3/2012 4/15/2016

Edgar Lee Masters MP (1868 - 1950)

Edgar Lee Masters was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The S...

7/14/2008 2/16/2016

Pamela Hansford Johnson (1912 - 1981)

11/26/2011 2/15/2016

Richard Doddridge Blackmore (7 June 1825 – 20 January 1900), known as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth century. He won acclaim f...

2/5/2016 2/5/2016

Philip Arthur Larkin MP (1922 - 1985)

"Philip Larkin"

Philip Arthur Larkin , CH, CBE, FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist, and librarian. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by ...

7/12/2015 1/14/2016

Lucy Maud Montgomery MP (1874 - 1942)

"Maud McDonald"

author of "Anne of Green Gables" and many more Ref: Wikipedia: Lucy Maud Montgomery From Wikipedia: Lucy Maud Montgomery, (always called "Maud" by family and friends) and publicly known as L....

4/29/2007 12/6/2015

D H Lawrence MP (1885 - 1930)

"DH Lawrence", "D.H.Lawrence"

David Herbert Richards Lawrence From Wikipedia (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawr...

5/28/2011 11/18/2015

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 11/18/2015

George (Georg) Clare (1920 - 2009)

Obituary: George Clare Born Vienna, December 21, 1920. Died London, March 26, 2009. April 16, 2009 Follow The JC on Twitter Writer George Clare sprang to public attention in 1981 when he published ...

12/3/2009 11/15/2015

Lawrence Durrell MP (1912 - 1990)

Beat known for The Alexandrian Quartet , a series of novels ( Justine , 1957; Balthazar , 1958; Mountolive , 1958; and Clea , 1960), Durrell also wrote plays, poetry, short stories, and travel narrativ...

2/21/2014 11/1/2015

Ernst Toller MP (1893 - 1939)

Ernst Toller (1 December 1893 – 22 May 1939) was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays. He served in 1919 for six days as President of the short-lived Bavarian So...

12/1/2014 10/31/2015

Anna Seghers MP (1900 - 1983)

Anna Seghers (November 19, 1900–June 1, 1983) was a German writer famous for depicting the moral experience of the Second World War. Wikipedia links: Česky , Deutsch , English , Espa&...

3/24/2012 10/31/2015

John Rodrigo Dos Passos MP (1896 - 1970)

John Dos Passos, the illegitimate son of a prominent American attorney, was born in Chicago in 1896. Brought up by his mother in Virginia, and for a time lived in France. Dos Passos returned to the Uni...

3/6/2010 10/31/2015

Sholem Asch MP (1880 - 1957)

Sholem Asch (Yiddish: שלום אַש‎), also written Shalom Asch or simply Shalom Ash (1 November 1880 – 10 July 1957), was a Polish-Jewish nove...

3/13/2009 10/31/2015

Ken Kesey MP (1935 - 2001)

"Ken"

Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (/ˈkiːziː/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962)[1] and ...

7/5/2015 10/30/2015

Milan Kundera MP

Paris, Île-de-France, France

V češtině: Milan Kundera je francouzský spisovatel českého původu, který od roku 1975 žije ve Francii. Své texty psal nejdř...

11/10/2011 10/27/2015

Gerard Reve MP (1923 - 2006)

Zie Wikipedia...

7/22/2012 10/6/2015

Willem Frederik Hermans MP (1921 - 1995)

"Age Bijkaart", "WFH"

Willem Frederik Hermans in Wikipedia

7/22/2012 10/6/2015

Harry Kurt Victor Mulisch MP (1927 - 2010)

7/25/2012 10/6/2015

Oliver Sacks, CBE, MD MP (1933 - 2015)

Oliver Sacks Neurologist & Author Explored the Brain's Quirks New York Times Obituary Oliver Sacks' Personal Reminiscences NYTimes, August 14, 2015 OLIVER SACKS, M.D. Official Website

1/21/2009 8/30/2015

Alan Garner, OBE MP

Blackden, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom

Alan Garner OBE from Wikipedia Alan Garner OBE (born 17 October 1934) is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His w...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Patrick O'Brian, CBE (1914 - 2000)

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

Laura Hillenbrand (born May 15, 1967) is an American author of books and magazine articles. Career Hillenbrand's first book was the acclaimed Seabiscuit: An American Legend (2001), a nonfiction a...

1/4/2015 6/15/2015

Nabokov Family Web: (22) апреля 1899 года у Набоковых &...

10/7/2010 6/2/2015

Leo Leopold Perutz (1882 - 1957)

"Die Familie Wolf" - by Ernst Wolf 1924 see no. 205a Leopold Perutz studied philosophy at the University of Vienna. He was a novelist, narrative writer, dramatist and mathematician. Leo served in t...

2/12/2008 5/31/2015

Stephen Vincent Benét MP (1898 - 1943)

American muse, whose strong and diverse heart  So many men have tried to understand  But only made it smaller with their art  Because you are as various as your land ... ...

11/13/2011 5/25/2015

Robin Moore (1925 - 2008)

"Robin Moore"

Robert Lowell "Robin" Moore, Jr. (October 31, 1925 – February 21, 2008) was an American writer who is most known for his books The Green Berets, The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, ...

5/18/2015 5/18/2015
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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Alfred and Mary Silvina (née Burghardt) Du Bois.[2] Mary Silvina Burghardt's family was p...

7/6/2014 4/23/2015

Rick Moody MP

"Rick Moody"

Hiram Frederick "Rick" Moody III (born October 18, 1961) is an American novelist and short story writer best known for the 1994 novel The Ice Storm, a chronicle of the dissolution of two suburban Con...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Owen Jones Wister, Jr. (1860 - 1938)

"Wistar"

Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian, although he never wrote about the West afte...

5/31/2013 4/19/2015

American author Clarence Day is best known for his autobiographical Life with Father (1935), which detailed humorous episodes in his family's life, centering on his domineering father, during the 189...

4/24/2012 4/18/2015

Bernard Malamud MP (1914 - 1986)

Bernard Malamud (1914 - 1986) American author of novels and short stories. Along with Saul Bellow and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball...

5/8/2008 4/15/2015

Edna Ferber MP (1885 - 1968)

Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1...

8/8/2012 4/13/2015

Philip Roth MP

Connecticut, United States

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

4/27/2007 4/12/2015

Vicki Baum MP (1888 - 1960)

Vicki Baum was a famous novelist who wrote many books throughout the 1930's to 1950's. Her most famous was Grand Hotel, which was made into a movie that won the 1932 Oscar for best movie. It starred Jo...

4/30/2009 4/9/2015

Fanny Neuda MP (1819 - 1894)

This first Jewish prayer book for women by a woman was composed in German by Fanny Neuda nee Schmiedl. Her book - Hours of Devotion (Stunden der Andacht) - was first published in 1855, a year after t...

2/16/2012 4/8/2015

Hallie Ephron (born March 1948) is an American novelist, book reviewer, journalist, and writing teacher. She is the author of six acclaimed novels. Her novel Never Tell a Lie was a finalist for the M...

4/16/2012 4/8/2015

Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry, and particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously...

11/11/2014 4/8/2015

Caroline Pafford Miller (1903 - 1992)

Caroline Pafford Miller (August 26, 1903 – July 12, 1992) was an American writer. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934 for her first novel, Lamb in His Bosom, about her home state of Georgia...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Corra May Harris (1869 - 1935)

Corra Mae Harris (March 17, 1869 – February 7, 1935), was an American writer and journalist. Works

9/20/2010 3/31/2015

Lillian Eugenia Smith (1897 - 1966)

) Lillian Eugenia Smith (December 12, 1897 – September 28, 1966) was a writer and social critic of the Southern United States, known best for her best-selling novel Strange Fruit (1944). A whi...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Flannery O'Connor (1925 - 1964)

Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925 – August 3, 1964) was an American writer and essayist. An important voice in American literature, she wrote two novels and 32 short stories, as well as a...

12/26/2013 3/31/2015

Augusta Evans Wilson (1835 - 1909)

Augusta Jane Wilson, or Augusta Evans Wilson, (May 8, 1835 – May 9, 1909) was an American Southern author and one of the pillars of Southern literature. She wrote nine novels: Inez (1850), B...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Madeleine L'Engle (1918 - 2007)

Madeleine L'Engle (/ˈmædəlɪn ˈlɛŋɡəl/; November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007; née Camp) was an American writer best known ...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Harriette Simpson Arnow (1908 - 1986)

"H. L. Simpson"

Harriette Arnow (July 7, 1908 – March 22, 1986) was an American novelist, who lived in Kentucky and Michigan. Arnow has been called an expert on the people of the Southern Appalachian Mountain...

3/28/2015 3/28/2015

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896 - 1953)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings. Her best known work, The Yearli...

3/26/2015 3/26/2015

James Lane Allen (1849 - 1925)

James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dia...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Edgar Snow (1905 - 1972)

Edgar Parks Snow (17 July 1905 – 15 February 1972) was an American journalist known for his books and articles on Communism in China and the Chinese Communist revolution. He was the first West...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

Willard Van Orman Quine (1908 - 2000)

Willard Van Orman Quine (/kwaɪn/; June 25, 1908 – December 25, 2000) (known to intimates as "Van") was an American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition. From 1930 until hi...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015
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David M. Potter (1910 - 1971)

David Morris Potter (6 December 1910 – 18 February 1971) was an American historian of the South. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, and graduated from Emory University in 1932. At Yale he worked...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

Susanne Langer (1895 - 1985)

Susanne Katherina Langer (née Knauth) (December 20, 1895 – July 17, 1985) was an American philosopher of mind and of art, who was influenced by Ernst Cassirer and Alfred North Whitehead...

5/12/2014 3/14/2015

Clinton Rossiter (1917 - 1970)

Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University from 1947 until his suicide in 1970. He wrote The American Presidency along with 20 other ...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Eric F. Goldman (1915 - 1989)

Eric Frederick Goldman, (born June 17, 1915, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died Feb. 19, 1989, Princeton, N.J.), American historian, author, and special advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 19...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

C. Vann Woodward (1908 - 1999)

Comer Vann Woodward (November 13, 1908 – December 17, 1999) was a preeminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations. He was considered, along with Richa...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Merlo J. Pusey (1902 - 1985)

Merlo John Pusey (February 3, 1902 – November 22, 1985) was an American biographer and editorial writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the Bancroft Prize for his...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Henry Nash Smith (1906 - 1986)

Henry Nash Smith (September 29, 1906 – June 6, 1986) was a scholar of American culture and literature. He was co-founder of the academic discipline "American studies". He was also a noted Mark...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Lawrence H. Gipson (1880 - 1971)

Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880 – September 26, 1971) was an American historian, who won the 1950 Bancroft Prize and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for History for volumes of his magnum opus, the fifteen...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Bernard DeVoto (1897 - 1955)

Bernard Augustine DeVoto (January 11, 1897 – November 13, 1955) was an American historian and author who specialized in the history of the American West. Life and work He was born in Ogden...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Louis R. Harlan (1922 - 2010)

Louis Rudolph Harlan (July 13, 1922 – January 22, 2010) was an American academic historian who wrote a two-volume biography of the African-American educator and social leader Booker T. Washing...

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

Karin Maria Boye MP (1900 - 1941)

Karin Boye föddes i Göteborg den 26 oktober 1900, men familjen flyttade till Stockholm, och senare (1909) till Huddinge, som ligger strax utanför staden.Redan i Göteborg s...

3/17/2008 3/8/2015

Nicholas Charles Sparks (born December 31, 1965) is an American novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has published seventeen novels and a non-fiction book. Nine of his romantic-drama novels have b...

3/7/2015 3/7/2015

Elroy McKendree Avery (1844 - 1935)

Mr. Avery is of unmixed New England ancestry; through his mother, he is a descendant of two "Mayflower" Pilgrims, Stephen Hopkins and his dau., Constance, and of Thomas Dudley, the second governor of t...

2/1/2009 3/6/2015

Thomas Dixon, Jr. (1864 - 1946)

. Thomas Frederick Dixon, Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3, 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, and author, perhaps best known ...

10/5/2013 3/3/2015

Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian author. The recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of wo...

10/10/2013 3/2/2015

Guan Moye (simplified Chinese: 管谟业 ; traditional Chinese: 管謨業 ; pinyin: Guǎn Móyè ; born 17 February 1955), better known by the pen name M...

8/26/2013 3/2/2015

See: The Modiano Family Tree - C5 Patrick Modiano (born 30 July 1945) is a French novelist. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2014, having previously won the Austrian State Prize for European ...

10/9/2014 3/2/2015

Anne Tyler (1941 - d.)

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 19 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homes...

3/2/2015 3/2/2015

Mac Hyman (1923 - 1963)

"Mac"

Mac Hyman (born Mackenzie Hooks Hyman; August 25, 1923 – July 17, 1963), was an American fiction writer who is known for his best-selling novel No Time for Sergeants, which was adapted into a ...

3/2/2015 3/2/2015

A graduate of the Wesleyan University, at Middletown; presiding elder of the Chenango (N. Y.) district of the Methodist conference; transferred to the southern New England conference and stationed at P...

3/1/2015 3/1/2015

Oliver J.St John Gogarty - poet Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty (17 August 1878 – 22 September 1957) was an Irish poet, author, otolaryngologist, athlete, politician, and well-known conversation...

1/13/2015 3/1/2015

Alexander Roda Roda MP (1872 - 1945)

"Šandor Friedrich Rosenfeld"

Alexander Roda Roda (born Šandor Friedrich Rosenfeld; April 13, 1872 – August 20, 1945) was Austrian writer. Roda Roda was born as Šandor Friedrich Rosenfeld in Drnowitz, Morav...

6/3/2013 2/25/2015