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

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22 August 1920, American
Writer

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934, Indian
Writer

Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864, German
Sociologist

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer
Nassim Nicholas TalebNassim Nicholas Taleb
1960 AD, Lebanese, British, American
Essayist

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903, British
Writer

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936, Peruvian
Writer
V. S. NaipaulV. S. Naipaul
17 August 1932, British
Writer

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

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957, British
Author & Editor

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919, Indian
Writer
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author

Sandra CisnerosSandra Cisneros
20 December 1954, American
Writer

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

Jamaica KincaidJamaica Kincaid
25 May 1949, American
Novelist
Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist

George SaundersGeorge Saunders
02 December 1958, American
Writer

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Junot DíazJunot Díaz
31 December 1968, Dominican, American
Writer

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

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

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Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies
28 August 1913, Canadian
Author and Journalist
Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11 May 1916, Spanish
Writer

Andre DubusAndre Dubus
11 August 1936, American
Short story writer

Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
30 June 1936, Algerian
Author

Al AlvarezAl Alvarez
05 August 1929, British
Poet
A. B. YehoshuaA. B. Yehoshua
19 December 1936, Israeli
Israeli Faulkner
Anais NinAnais Nin
21 February 1903, American
Essayist

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
James GunnJames Gunn
23 July 1923, American
Writer

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

Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Economist

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

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961, Indian
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

Pete HamillPete Hamill
24 June 1935, American
Journalist
Zadie SmithZadie Smith
25 October 1975, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
08 May 1937, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer

Flannery O'ConnorFlannery O'Connor
25 March 1925, American
Novelist
W. Kamau BellW. Kamau Bell
26 January 1973, American
Comedian

Orson Scott CardOrson Scott Card
24 August 1951, American
Novelist
Henry Louis Gates Jr.Henry Louis Gates Jr.
16 September 1950, American
Author

Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930, French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972, Indian
Actor

Sylvia BrowneSylvia Browne
19 October 1936, American
Essayist, Psychic

Hilary MantelHilary Mantel
06 July 1952, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet
Don DeLilloDon DeLillo
20 November 1936, American
Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Novelist,

Rainer Werner FassbinderRainer Werner Fassbinder
31 May 1945, German
Film maker

Neal StephensonNeal Stephenson
31 October 1959, American
Novelist

Robert ChristgauRobert Christgau
18 April 1942, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Music
Marilynne RobinsonMarilynne Robinson
26 November 1943, American
Novelist

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq
26 February 1956, French
Poet, Film director, Songwriter, Essayist,
Cheryl StrayedCheryl Strayed
17 September 1968, American
Writer

Maajid NawazMaajid Nawaz
02 November 1977, British
Activist

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
11 May 1930, Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist
Elif ShafakElif Shafak
25 October 1971, French, Turkish
Writer

Serge MonastSerge Monast
1945 AD, Canadian
Journalist
Sarah VowellSarah Vowell
27 December 1969, American
Historian

Masaru EmotoMasaru Emoto
22 July 1943, Japanese
Essayist, Writer

Michael ChabonMichael Chabon
24 May 1963, American
Writer, Essayist, Screenwriter, Novelist,
Jonathan FranzenJonathan Franzen
17 August 1959, American
Novelist

Stanisław LemStanisław Lem
12 September 1921, Polish
Writer
Larry KramerLarry Kramer
25 June 1935, American
Playwright

Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,

Janet FrameJanet Frame
28 August 1924, New Zealander
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Writer, Short story

Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
12 March 1863, Italian
Poet
James EllroyJames Ellroy
04 March 1948, American
Writer
Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

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

Robert Anton WilsonRobert Anton Wilson
18 January 1932, American
Writer, Novelist, Philosopher, Essayist,

Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,
Harry TurtledoveHarry Turtledove
14 June 1949, American
Novelist

Samuel R. DelanySamuel R. Delany
01 April 1942, American
Writer

John Perry BarlowJohn Perry Barlow
03 October 1947, American
Poet

Jim HarrisonJim Harrison
11 December 1937, American
Poet

Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
29 November 1918, American
Author
Rebecca SolnitRebecca Solnit
24 June 1961, American
Writer

Edward AbbeyEdward Abbey
29 January 1927, American
Essayist
Tom RobbinsTom Robbins
22 July 1932, American
Writer

Fredric JamesonFredric Jameson
14 April 1934, American
Essayist, Political scientist, Writer, Professor,
Jean RhysJean Rhys
24 August 1890, Dominican, British
Writer
John Gregory DunneJohn Gregory Dunne
25 May 1932, American
Novelist