James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist
Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928, American
Novelist

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934, Indian
Writer

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22 August 1920, American
Writer

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer

Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864, German
Sociologist
Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD, Lebanese, British, American
Essayist

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Anais NinAnais Nin
21 February 1903, American
Essayist

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903, British
Writer
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936, Peruvian
Writer

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
11 September 1903, German
Philosopher

Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957, British
Author & Editor
V. S. NaipaulV. S. Naipaul
17 August 1932, British
Writer

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

George SaundersGeorge Saunders
02 December 1958, American
Writer

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919, Indian
Writer
René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher

Sandra CisnerosSandra Cisneros
20 December 1954, American
Writer
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist
Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer

Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
25 May 1949, American
Novelist
Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Hélène CixousHélène Cixous
05 June 1937, Algerian
Professor
Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies
28 August 1913, Canadian
Author and Journalist

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Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Herta MüllerHerta Müller
17 August 1953, German
Writer

Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
30 June 1936, Algerian
Author

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11 May 1916, Spanish
Writer

Andre DubusAndre Dubus
11 August 1936, American
Short story writer
Al AlvarezAl Alvarez
05 August 1929, British
Poet
A. B. YehoshuaA. B. Yehoshua
19 December 1936, Israeli
Israeli Faulkner

Drago JančarDrago Jančar
13 April 1948, Slovenian
Writer

Alfredo Pareja DiezcansecoAlfredo Pareja Diezcanseco
12 October 1908, Ecuadorian
Novelist, Essayist, Historian

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
20 October 1920, Slovenian
Playwright
John HughesJohn Hughes
18 February 1950, American
Filmmaker

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911, Indian
Poet, Writer

Joan DidionJoan Didion
05 December 1934, American
Screenwriter, Novelist, Journalist, Writer,

Sylvia BrowneSylvia Browne
19 October 1936, American
Essayist, Psychic

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961, Indian
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Henry Louis Gates Jr.Henry Louis Gates Jr.
16 September 1950, American
Author

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,
Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
08 May 1937, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer

Jaron LanierJaron Lanier
03 May 1960, American
Computer scientist, Composer, Programmer, Writer,

Flannery O'ConnorFlannery O'Connor
25 March 1925, American
Novelist
Zadie SmithZadie Smith
25 October 1975, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist

Orson Scott CardOrson Scott Card
24 August 1951, American
Novelist
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930, French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Serge MonastSerge Monast
1945 AD, Canadian
Journalist

Maajid NawazMaajid Nawaz
02 November 1977, British
Activist

Joy HarjoJoy Harjo
09 May 1951, American
Poet

Hilary MantelHilary Mantel
06 July 1952, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet
Rainer Werner FassbinderRainer Werner Fassbinder
31 May 1945, German
Film maker

Neal StephensonNeal Stephenson
31 October 1959, American
Novelist

Don DeLilloDon DeLillo
20 November 1936, American
Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Novelist,

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq
26 February 1956, French
Poet, Film director, Songwriter, Essayist,
Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972, Indian
Actor

Ben BovaBen Bova
08 November 1932
Writer
Masaru EmotoMasaru Emoto
22 July 1943, Japanese
Essayist, Writer

Larry KramerLarry Kramer
25 June 1935, American
Playwright

Barry LopezBarry Lopez
06 January 1945, American
Author
Darren DrozdovDarren Drozdov
07 April 1969, American
Essayist

Robert ChristgauRobert Christgau
18 April 1942, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Music
Jonathan FranzenJonathan Franzen
17 August 1959, American
Novelist

Elif ShafakElif Shafak
25 October 1971, French, Turkish
Writer

Michael ChabonMichael Chabon
24 May 1963, American
Writer, Essayist, Screenwriter, Novelist,
Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
11 May 1930, Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist

Cheryl StrayedCheryl Strayed
17 September 1968, American
Writer
Stanisław LemStanisław Lem
12 September 1921, Polish
Writer

Andre AcimanAndre Aciman
02 January 1951, Egyptian, American
Writer

Sarah VowellSarah Vowell
27 December 1969, American
Historian

James EllroyJames Ellroy
04 March 1948, American
Writer
Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,
Marilynne RobinsonMarilynne Robinson
26 November 1943, American
Novelist

Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
12 March 1863, Italian
Poet

Harry TurtledoveHarry Turtledove
14 June 1949, American
Novelist

Janet FrameJanet Frame
28 August 1924, New Zealander
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Writer, Short story
Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
18 January 1932, American
Writer, Novelist, Philosopher, Essayist,

Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931, French
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

Rebecca SolnitRebecca Solnit
24 June 1961, American
Writer

Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
29 November 1918, American
Author
Fredric JamesonFredric Jameson
14 April 1934, American
Essayist, Political scientist, Writer, Professor,

Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,
Tom RobbinsTom Robbins
22 July 1932, American
Writer

John Gregory DunneJohn Gregory Dunne
25 May 1932, American
Novelist
Edward AbbeyEdward Abbey
29 January 1927, American
Essayist
Samuel R. DelanySamuel R. Delany
01 April 1942, American
Writer