George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British
Writer, Poet

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899, American
Writer

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet and Author

Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman
10 November 1960, British
Author
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916, British, Welsh
Novelist, Short Story Writer

George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903, British
Writer

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Mark TwainMark Twain
30 November 1835, American
Author and Humorist
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937, American
Journalist and Author

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American
Writer, Cartoonist
C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis
29 November 1898, Irish, British
Novelist

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Novelist
Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828, Russian
 

VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922, American
American writer
John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28 May 1908, British
Author of James Bond Series
David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962, American
Writer

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947, American
Novelist

Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949, Japanese
 

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924, American
Author
Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928, American
Novelist
H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866, British
Writer

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920, German, American
Poet
R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10 October 1906, Indian
 

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894, British, American
Writer

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
 

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Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet
William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
02 June 1740, French
Erotic Novelist
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22 August 1920, American
Writer

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer

Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer
Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
31 December 1965, American
Novelist

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho
24 August 1947, Brazilian
Brazilian lyricist

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
01 August 1819, American
 

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
05 February 1914, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Richard BelzerRichard Belzer
04 August 1944, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899, Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist
James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer

Chuck Palahniuk Chuck Palahniuk
21 February 1962, American
Novelist & Journalist

Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn
11 December 1918, Russian, Russian
Author

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist

Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula
Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
07 July 1907, American
Science Fiction Writer

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
01 September 1875, American
Creator of Tarzan
Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro
08 November 1954, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist
Henry JamesHenry James
15 April 1843, American
Writer

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
02 February 1915, Indian
Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician

Dirk BlockerDirk Blocker
31 July 1957, American
Actor
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930, Nigerian
Nigerian novelist

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
09 December 1905, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Walter ScottWalter Scott
15 August 1771, Scottish
Novelist

Philip RothPhilip Roth
19 March 1933, American
Novelist

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
06 June 1875, Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer
William GibsonWilliam Gibson
17 March 1948, Canadian, American
Speculative Fiction Writer
Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26 March 1916, American
Actor

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Honoré de BalzacHonoré de Balzac
20 May 1799, French
French Novelist and Playwright

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20 September 1878, American
American writer
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British
Writer

Khaled HosseiniKhaled Hosseini
04 March 1965, American
Novelist

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25 February 1917, British
 

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Alex GarlandAlex Garland
26 May 1970, British
Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
07 February 1885, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

William GoldingWilliam Golding
19 September 1911, British
Novelist
Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905, Indian
 

Harlan EllisonHarlan Ellison
27 May 1934, American
Writer

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23 July 1888, American
Novelist and Screenwriter
Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22 January 1906, American
Pulp Fiction Writer

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright
Milan KunderaMilan Kundera
01 April 1929, Czech, French
Writer

V. S. NaipaulV. S. Naipaul
17 August 1932, British
Writer

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
28 March 1868, Russian
Writer & Dramatist

Bernard CornwellBernard Cornwell
23 February 1944, British
Author of Historical Novels
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22 June 1898, German
Novelist

Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
09 August 1922, British
Poet

Elijah DanielElijah Daniel
09 January 1994, American
Comedian
Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer