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

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899, American
Journalist

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet and Author

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter
George OrwellGeorge Orwell
25 June 1903, British
Writer

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916, British, Welsh
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Mark TwainMark Twain
30 November 1835, American
Author and Humorist

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American
Writer, Cartoonist
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937, American
Journalist and Author

C. S. LewisC. S. Lewis
29 November 1898, Irish, British
Novelist

Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman
10 November 1960, British
Author
Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828, Russian
 

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Novelist
VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933, British, American, Scottish
Actor
Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924, American
Author

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American
Novelist
Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922, American
American writer

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947, American
Novelist

Haruki MurakamiHaruki Murakami
12 January 1949, Japanese
 

David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962, American
Writer
Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920, German, American
Poet
H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866, British
Writer

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928, American
Novelist

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894, British, American
Writer

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer
David ThewlisDavid Thewlis
20 March 1963, British
Actor

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James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10 October 1906, Indian
 

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
28 May 1908, British
Author of James Bond Series
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22 August 1920, American
Writer

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
01 August 1819, American
 
Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
02 June 1740, French
Erotic Novelist

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955, American
American writer

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20 September 1878, American
American writer

Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho
24 August 1947, Brazilian
Brazilian lyricist

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
 

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
05 February 1914, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula

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

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

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne
04 July 1804, American
American Novelist
Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks
31 December 1965, American
Novelist

Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn
11 December 1918, Russian, Russian
Author
Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899, Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Bruce BoxleitnerBruce Boxleitner
12 May 1950, American
Actor

James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947, American
Writer
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857, Polish, Ukrainian, British
Writer
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930, Nigerian
Nigerian novelist

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
18 February 1925, American
Actor

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
07 July 1907, American
Science Fiction Writer
Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro
08 November 1954, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Chuck Palahniuk Chuck Palahniuk
21 February 1962, American
Novelist & Journalist
Henry JamesHenry James
15 April 1843, American
Writer

Dirk BlockerDirk Blocker
31 July 1957, American
Actor

Walter ScottWalter Scott
15 August 1771, Scottish
Novelist

Dee Dee RamoneDee Dee Ramone
18 September 1951, American
Musician
Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
09 December 1905, American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Philip RothPhilip Roth
19 March 1933, American
Novelist

William GibsonWilliam Gibson
17 March 1948, Canadian, American
Speculative Fiction Writer

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
06 June 1875, Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer

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

Alex GarlandAlex Garland
26 May 1970, British
Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26 March 1916, American
Actor

Jake TapperJake Tapper
12 March 1969, American
Journalist
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British
Writer

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
01 September 1875, American
Creator of Tarzan
Harlan EllisonHarlan Ellison
27 May 1934, American
Writer

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

Khaled HosseiniKhaled Hosseini
04 March 1965, American
Novelist
Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23 July 1888, American
Novelist and Screenwriter
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22 January 1906, American
Pulp Fiction Writer

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor
William GoldingWilliam Golding
19 September 1911, British
Novelist

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
28 March 1868, Russian
Writer & Dramatist
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Pakistani
Writer

V. S. NaipaulV. S. Naipaul
17 August 1932, British
Writer
Bernard CornwellBernard Cornwell
23 February 1944, British
Author of Historical Novels

Anthony BurgessAnthony Burgess
25 February 1917, British
 
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright