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Hunter S. Thompson MP (1937 - 2005)

Hunter Stockton Thompson (1937 – 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. Born in Louisville , Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a...

4/30/2018 4/30/2018

Frans Emil Sillanpää, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1939 MP (1888 - 1964)

"Taata", "Eemil", "Frans Emil Fransinpo"

Frans Eemil Sillanpää (16 September 1888 – 3 June 1964) was one of the most famous Finnish writers. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1939 "for his deep understanding of his country's p...

1/20/2010 4/26/2018

Bo Carpelan MP (1926 - 2011)

Baron Bo Gustaf Bertelsson Carpelan (1926 – 2011) was a Finnish poet and author. He published his first book of poems in 1946, and received his Ph.D. in 1960. Carpelan, who wrote in Swedish, composed n...

11/30/2008 4/23/2018

Andrej Sládkovič MP (1820 - 1872)

"Andrej Braxatoris-Sládkovič", "Andrej Sládkovič", "Ondřej Krasyslav Sládkovič"

1/27/2018 1/27/2018

Martin Rázus MP (1888 - 1937)

Martin Rázus (pseudonymy Mrazák a i.) (* 18. október 1888, Liptovský Mikuláš – † 8. august 1937, Brezno) bol slovenský básnik, prozaik, esejista, dramatik, publicista, politik a evanjelický kňaz. R...

9/11/2015 1/25/2018

Mária Rázusová-Martáková (pseudonymy Ivo Medin, Teta Mariena, Moro a i.) (* 28. jún 1905, Vrbica – † 5. august 1964, Bratislava) bola slovenská poetka, dramatička a prekladateľka, sestra slovenského ...

1/15/2016 1/25/2018

Sándor Petőfi (Petrovics) The Poet National Of Hungary MP (1823 - 1849)

"Alexander Petrovics"

Sándor Petőfi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sándor Petőfi Petőfi Sándor (hu) Alexander Petrovics (la) Sándor Petőfi Portrait of Petőfi painted by Miklós Barabás Born 1 January 1823 Kiskőrös, Ki...

11/1/2015 1/25/2018

Martin Rakovský MP (c.1535 - 1579)

"Martinus Rakocius de Rakow", "Martinus Rakowsky de Rakow", "Rakovszky Márton", "Martin Rakovský"

7/13/2011 1/25/2018

Pavol Dobšinský MP (1828 - 1885)

Pavol Dobšinský (* 16. marec 1828, Slavošovce – † 22. október 1885, Drienčany) bol slovenský evanjelický kňaz, folklorista a zberateľ ľudovej slovesnosti, ktorý sa radí do obdobia romantizmu a je jed...

5/8/2017 1/25/2018

Janko Jesenský MP (1874 - 1945)

Baron Ján Jesenský (30 December 1874 in Túrócszentmárton, Kingdom of Hungary (present day Martin, Slovakia) – 27 December 1945 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia) was a Slovak lower nobleman of the House ...

9/11/2015 1/25/2018

Terézia Zuzana Vansová - Medveczky de Medveczei és Kis Bisterczei (pseudonymy Johanka Georgiadesová, Milka S., Milka Žartovnická, Nemophila, Neznáma veličina, P. Kronikár, P. Rokytovský, Reseda, Tere...

5/7/2017 1/25/2018

Svetozár Hurban-Vajanský MP (1847 - 1916)

Svetozár Hurban Vajanský literárny vedec, publicista, redaktor, básnik, prozaik, literárny kritik, právnik 16.01.1847 Hlboké † 17.08.1916 Martin vzdelanie 1858 gymnázium, Modra 1858 ...

6/30/2009 1/25/2018

Eileen Chang 張愛玲 MP (1920 - 1995)

Eileen Chang 張愛玲 was one of the most influential modern Chinese writers. Chang is noted for her fiction writings that deal with the tensions between men and women in love, and are considered by some ...

2/25/2011 1/10/2018

Mary Wesley, CBE MP (1912 - 2002)

"Mary Siepmann", "Mary Wesley"

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Siepmann [née Farmar], Mary Aline [other married name Mary Aline Eady, Lady Swinfen; pseud. Mary Wesley] (1912–2002), novelist, was born on 24 June 1912, at Re...

9/16/2012 1/4/2018

Eleanor H. Porter MP (1868 - 1920)

Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (born as Eleanor Emily Hodgman , aka. Eleanor H. Porter ) was an American novelist. Porter wrote mainly children's literature, adventure stories, and romance fiction. Her m...

10/11/2008 12/22/2017

Vicente Aleixandre (1898-1984) Spanish poet, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. Vicente Aleixandre has been called an existentialist, a mystic pantheist, and a neoromantic. Althoug...

11/21/2011 10/5/2017

Kazuo Ishiguro OBE FRSA FRSL カズオ・イシグロ or 石黒 一雄 , born 8 November 1954, is the Nobel Prize of 2017 in Literature Winning British novelist, screenwriter and short story writer. He was born in Nagasaki, J...

10/5/2017 10/5/2017

Edna O'Brien MP

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Edna O'Brien (born 15 December 1930) is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. Philip Roth has described her "the most gifted woman now writing in English." Her firs...

8/29/2017 8/29/2017

Anaïs Nin MP (1903 - 1977)

Anaïs Nin was an essayist and memoirist born to Cuban parents in France, where she was also raised. She spent some time in Spain and Cuba, but lived most of her life in the United States, where she bec...

3/24/2009 8/29/2017

Ralph Ellison MP (1913 - 1994)

Ralph Ellison was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man , which won the National Book Award in 1953. An alumnus of the Tuskegee Institute...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Joyce Carol Oates MP

"Rosamund Smith", "Lauren Kelly"

Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published over 40 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volume...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Rudolfo Anaya MP

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States

Author of Bless Me Ultima, his most famous work. Professor, novelist, playwright, poet, essayist. Bibliography (from wikipedia): Fiction[edit] Bless Me, Ultima (1972), ISBN 0-446-67536-9 Heart of A...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Gustave Flaubert MP (1821 - 1880)

Gustave Flaubert (French: [ɡystav flobɛʁ]; 12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He i...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

François Rabelais MP (1494 - 1553)

Individual Note source Fils d'un avocat et né au domaine de la Devinière près de Chinon, en Touraine, vers l'an 1487, François Rabelais commença ses études dans une abbaye de Bénédictins, voisine de ...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Henri Barbusse MP (1873 - 1935)

Henri Barbusse (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʁi baʁbys]; May 17, 1873 – August 30, 1935) was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party. He was a lifelong friend of Albert Einstein.[1] ...

8/28/2017 8/28/2017

Joseph Heller MP (1923 - 1999)

Joseph Heller was an American author of novels, short stories, plays and screenplays. His best-known work is the novel Catch-22 , a satire on war and bureaucracy, whose title has become a synonym for a...

5/1/2017 8/22/2017

Cornelius Ryan MP (1920 - 1974)

Cornelius Ryan (5 June 1920 – 23 November 1974) was an Irish journalist and author mainly known for his writings on popular military history, especially his World War II books: The Longest Day: 6 Jun...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

Stella Dorothea Gibbons MP (1902 - 1989)

Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902 – 19 December 1989) was an English author, journalist, and poet. She established her reputation with her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932) which has been r...

11/27/2011 4/15/2017

Saint Augustine of Hippo MP (354 - 430)

Augustine of Hipp,o Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as St Augustine, St Austin, or St Augoustinos, was a Father of the Church whose writings are con...

2/18/2013 4/15/2017

William Thomas Gaddis MP (1882 - 1961)

3/23/2009 4/13/2017

Howard Phillips Lovecraft MP (1890 - 1937)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (20 August 1890 - 15 March 1937): The only child of Winfield Scott Lovecraft and Sarah Susan Phillips, Howard was born, raised in, and died in Providence, Rhode Island. “I Am ...

11/1/2013 4/13/2017

August Strindberg MP (1849 - 1912)

Johan August Strindberg, född 22 januari 1849 i Stockholm, död 14 maj 1912, var en svensk författare, dramatiker och bildkonstnär (målare). Han räknas som en av Sveriges mest betydelsefulla författar...

9/6/2007 4/13/2017

Anita Loos MP (1889 - 1981)

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3/22/2015 4/13/2017

Adalbert Stifter MP (1805 - 1868)

11/10/2013 4/13/2017

Joseph Smith, Jr. MP (1805 - 1844)

Birth: Dec. 23, 1805 Sharon Windsor County Vermont, USA Death: Jun. 27, 1844 Carthage Hancock County Illinois, USA Founder and First President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (...

12/13/2016 4/13/2017

Françoise Sagan MP (1935 - 2004)

Souvent considérée comme faisant partie de la Nouvelle Vague, elle a aussi contribué à la co-écriture de scénarios et de dialogues de films. Alors que sa vie privée défraie la chronique mondaine et jud...

12/1/2011 4/13/2017

Alessandro Manzoni MP (1785 - 1873)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist. He is famous for the novel The Betrothed (orig. Italian: I Pro...

2/5/2013 4/13/2017

Richard Fariña MP (1937 - 1966)

Richard Farina was an American writer and folksinger. He was born on March 8, 1937, Midwood Hospital, Brooklyn and died on April 30, 1966, in Carmel, California as a result of a motorcycle accident. ...

6/16/2011 4/13/2017

Algernon Charles Swinburne MP (1837 - 1909)

Algernon Charles Swinburne (London, 5 April 1837 – London, 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He invented the roundel form, wrote several novels, and contributed to t...

1/11/2012 4/7/2017

Kate Chopin MP (1850 - 1904)

Born on February 8, 1850, in St. Louis, Katherine O'Flaherty was the daughter of an immigrant Irish father and a French Creole mother. The O'Flahertys were members of the Creole social elite and were f...

6/15/2011 4/7/2017

Chrétien de Troyes MP (b. - aft.1181)

Chrétien de Troyes (French pronunciation: ​[kʁe.tjɛ̃ də.tʁwa]) (Christian) was a late 12th century French poet and trouvère known for his work on Arthurian subjects, and for originating the character L...

12/27/2015 4/7/2017

Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc MP (1864 - 1941)

Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French co...

11/11/2011 4/7/2017

William Wilkie Collins MP (1824 - 1889)

William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He was hugely popular during the Victorian era and wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 play...

12/2/2009 4/7/2017

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche MP (1844 - 1900)

"Fritz"

Nietzsche Wikipedia - German Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several critical text...

9/10/2013 4/7/2017

Wallace Earle Stegner MP (1909 - 1993)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian, often called "The Dean of Wes...

9/20/2015 4/7/2017

Gertrude "Zitkala Sa" Bonnin MP (1876 - 1938)

Read the works of Gertrude Bonnin here: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WIKIPEDIA REFERENCE Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (February 22, 1876 – January 26, 1938), better known by her pen name, Zitkala-Sa (...

9/7/2010 4/7/2017

James Weldon Johnson MP (1871 - 1938)

James Weldon Johnson was one of the first African-American professors at New York University. He also accepted the Spence Chair of Creative Literature at Fisk University in Nashville. His famous works ...

7/27/2011 4/7/2017

Jorge Luis Borges MP (1899 - 1986)

Es sin dudas el máximo exponente de la Literatura Argentina, renombrado mundialmente. Fue escritor, poeta y ensayista, sería imposible poder resumir su obra como escritor, sólo podríamos nombrar alguna...

11/21/2008 4/7/2017

From Wikipedia Anna Komnene , Latinized as Comnena (Greek: Άννα Κομνηνή, Anna Komnēnē; December 1, 1083–1153) was a Byzantine princess and scholar, daughter of the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komne...

7/31/2008 4/7/2017

Tobias George Smollett MP (1721 - 1771)

Tobias George Smollett was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748) and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle (1751), which...

4/2/2015 4/7/2017

Sarah Fielding MP (1710 - 1768)

Sarah Fielding was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess , or The Little Female Academy (1749), which was the first novel in English written es...

7/15/2015 4/7/2017

Benjamin Constant MP (1767 - 1830)

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10/2/2011 4/7/2017

Maria Edgeworth MP (1768 - 1849)

AUTHORESS Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the e...

4/23/2010 4/7/2017

Sima Qian 司馬遷 MP (-145 - -86)

"Father of Chinese historiography"

Sima Qian 司馬遷 (ca. 145–ca. 86 b.c.e., alt. birth year 135 b.c.e., alt. death year 90 b.c.e.), zi Zichang 子長, Western Han historian and writer. Sima Qian's natal place was Xiayang 夏陽 in Zuopingyi 左馮翊 ...

1/26/2011 4/7/2017

Ford Madox Ford MP (1873 - 1939)

"Ford Madox Ford", "Ford Hermann Hueffer", "Ford Madox Hueffer", "Ford M. Hueffer", "Madox Ford Ford"

Ford Madox Ford (born Ford Hermann Hueffer) 17 December 1873 – 26 June 1939) was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instr...

4/4/2017 4/4/2017

Will Durant MP (1885 - 1981)

"Will", "William James Durand"

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8/9/2014 4/1/2017

Colin Dexter MP (1930 - 2017)

Norman Colin Dexter (Aka Colin Dexter) From Wikipedia: Norman Colin Dexter, OBE (29 September 1930 – 21 March 2017), better known as Colin Dexter, was an English crime writer known for his Inspecto...

3/21/2017 3/21/2017

Joan Didion is an American author best known as a novelist and writer of personalized, journalistic essays. The disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos upon which her essays comment are ex...

4/12/2008 3/19/2017

Su Shi 蘇軾 MP (1036 - 1101)

Su Shi 蘇軾 [3767] Posthumously purged as Yuanyou coalition member. He was Wang(2) Fang(2)'s [19172] son-in-law (twice: sororate). Su Zhe, WJ, 'houji,' 22.1a-11a; Su Shi, WJ, 'qianji,' 37.452 (wife #1, b...

11/2/2015 2/11/2017

Lu Xun 魯迅 MP (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 fiction,...

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 MP (deceased)

"芹圃", "芹溪"

Cao Xueqin (Chinese: 曹雪芹; pinyin: Cáo Xuěqín ; Wade–Giles: Ts'ao Hsüeh-ch'in ); (1715 or 1724 – 1763 or 1764) was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty. He is best known as the author of Dream of th...

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, and author of children's books.[2] He...

9/30/2016 10/1/2016

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky MP (1821 - 1881)

"Fyodor Dostoevsky"

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский; IPA: [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj]; 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliter...

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 popula...

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 MP (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 was awarded the 2015 N...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Umberto Saba MP (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 poet an...

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 Pseudonymen Pet...

2/5/2012 6/22/2016

William Makepeace Thackeray MP (1811 - 1863)

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 works, particularly Vanity Fair, a pan...

8/22/2009 6/22/2016

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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 letters, celebrated for t...

8/25/2013 6/22/2016

Henry Fielding MP (1707 - 1754)

Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist best known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones . Additionally, he holds a significant place ...

7/15/2015 6/21/2016

Loren Eiseley MP (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 1970s. He...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mari Sandoz MP (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 pioneer life...

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 MP (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 works ...

4/22/2013 4/30/2016

Harriette Simpson Arnow MP (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 Mountains, but ...

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 MP (1912 - 1981)

11/26/2011 2/15/2016

Richard Doddridge Blackmore MP (1825 - 1900)

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 for vivi...

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 two nov...

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. Lawrence. H...

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 MP (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 Soviet Re...

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 , Español , Français ,

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 novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language that sett...

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 as a countercultural figure ...

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 nejdříve česky, nyní francouzsky. V roce 1979 byl zbaven československého státníh...

11/10/2011 10/27/2015