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

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Hilaire Belloc Hilaire Belloc
French, British

John Hersey John Hersey
American

Stendhal Stendhal
French

Kate Chopin Kate Chopin
American

Lenín Moreno Lenín Moreno
Ecuadorian

Sue Klebold Sue Klebold
American

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Knut Hamsun Knut Hamsun
Norwegian

C. L. R. James C. L. R. James
Trinidadian, British

Derek Walcott Derek Walcott
Saint Lucian
Ogden Nash Ogden Nash
American

Jack Dunphy Jack Dunphy
American

Isaac Bashevis Singer Isaac Bashevis Singer
Polish, American

Junot Díaz Junot Díaz
Dominican, American
Kuvempu Kuvempu
Indian

Ruth Graham Ruth Graham
Chinese, American

Henry Adams Henry Adams
American
Nadine Gordimer Nadine Gordimer
South African

Juvenal Juvenal
Italian

Pindar Pindar
Greek

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American

Paul Bowles Paul Bowles
American