This section of famous people presents the biographies of some of the greatest writers and authors ever.

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Douglas Adams Douglas Adams
British, American

O. Henry O. Henry
American

Isabel Allende Isabel Allende
Chilean, Peruvian, American

William Gibson William Gibson
Canadian, American

Sappho Sappho
Greek

Virgil Virgil
Ancient Roman

Joe Paterno Joe Paterno
American

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Tulsidas Tulsidas
Indian

Joyce Meyer Joyce Meyer
American

Jessica Seinfeld Jessica Seinfeld
Filipino, American

Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse
Swiss, German

Philip Roth Philip Roth
American

David Mamet David Mamet
American
Jacques Derrida Jacques Derrida
Algerian, French

Colette Colette
French

Wayne Dyer Wayne Dyer
American

John Dean John Dean
American

Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen
Norwegian

Edd China Edd China
British

Mario Puzo Mario Puzo
American
Alex Haley Alex Haley
American

R. L. Stine R. L. Stine
American

Jean-Paul Marat Jean-Paul Marat
Swiss, French
Ovid Ovid
Italian, Romanian

Lana Wood Lana Wood
American