List of famous non-fiction writers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

More From Non-Fiction Writers

Non-fiction writers are the ones who write stories and books based on real-life facts and information as opposed to fiction. Non-fiction writers cover a wide range of topics ranging from biographies to cookbooks, from history to self-help, from travel to parenting. Non-fiction is a narrative account which presents facts and assertions that are believed by the author to be factual. Writing accurate non-fiction is a job that calls for a high level of responsibility, and writers of non-fiction need to be precise in their research for the facts. Non-fiction writers yield the power to influence their readers with their own interpretation of a real life event and thus often find themselves in the midst of controversies. When Paul R. Ehrlich wrote a book predicting the doom of mankind due to overpopulation in the 1960s he was bitterly criticized though his work became immensely popular. It was the release of a non-fiction book on evolution by Jonathan Wells that set off a fiery debate between creationists and evolutionists. With the sheer influence of their words, there is so much that non-fiction writers can achieve! Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs influenced thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs even as animal activist Peter Singer's Animal Liberation motivated millions around the world to adopt a cruelty-free lifestyle. Browse on to read more about the famous non-fiction writers from all over the world.

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro

Mara Wilson Mara Wilson

Mark Twain Image Mark Twain

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt

Tom Clancy Tom Clancy

Andy Cohen Andy Cohen
Hoda Kotb Hoda Kotb
Egyptian, American

Mick Mars Mick Mars

Steve-O Steve-O
Canadian, British, American

Sam Harris Sam Harris

Delta Burke Delta Burke
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Sela Ward Sela Ward
Jill Ireland Jill Ireland
British, American

Assata Shakur Assata Shakur
Cuban, American

Burt Ward Burt Ward

Taya Kyle Taya Kyle

Edd China Edd China

Lana Wood Lana Wood

Jake Tapper Jake Tapper

Alain de Botton Alain de Botton
Swiss, British

Ben Stein Ben Stein

Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, American

Betty Ford Betty Ford

Martin Mull Martin Mull

Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian
Naomi Klein Naomi Klein

Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan
Hong Konger, American