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Naomi Klein Naomi Klein
Canadian

Milan Kundera Milan Kundera
Czech, French

John Updike John Updike
American

David Simon David Simon
American

Horace Horace
Ancient Roman

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Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan
Hong Konger, American

Tana French Tana French
Italian, American

John Irving John Irving
American

Jhumpa Lahiri Jhumpa Lahiri
British, American

Tertullian Tertullian
Tunisian

Tim Vine Tim Vine
British

Dave Eggers Dave Eggers
American

Ted Chiang Ted Chiang
American
Osamu Dazai Osamu Dazai
Japanese

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
French, Iranian

Hesiod Hesiod
Greek

George Santayana George Santayana
Spanish, Italian

Ethan Allen Ethan Allen
American

Dav Pilkey Dav Pilkey
American

Henry Morton Stanley Henry Morton Stanley
British, American, Welsh

Pliny the Younger Pliny the Younger
Italian, Turkish

Kate Chopin Kate Chopin
American
Joe Ranft Joe Ranft
American

Alice Munro Alice Munro
Canadian
Kazi Nazrul Islam Kazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian

Irenaeus Irenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman

J. M. Coetzee J. M. Coetzee
South African