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List of Famous Authors

AuthorLanguageGenreNationality
A. A. MilneEnglishChildren's LiteratureBritish
Agatha ChristieEnglishCrime NovelsBritish
Alan MooreEnglishScience fiction, Non-Fiction, Superhero, HorrorBritish
Albert CamusFrenchAbsurdist Fiction, ExistentialismFrench
Aldous HuxleyEnglishScience Fiction, Children's Literature, Utopian and Dystopian fictionBritish
Alexander Mccall SmithEnglishFiction, Crime Fiction, Children's Books,British
Alexander PushkinRussian, FrenchPlays, Poetry, Prose, Eugene OneginRussian
Alexandre Dumas
FrenchAdventure, Romance, Literature & FictionFrench
Alice WalkerEnglishAfrican American LiteratureAmerican
Alistair MacLeanEnglishAdventure, Thriller Wartime StoriesScottish
Allen GinsbergEnglishBeat LiteratureAmerican
Amish TripathiEnglishFictionIndian
Amitav GhoshEnglishHistorical FictionIndian, American
Anaïs NinEnglishJournals, Erotic Literature, Short Stories and EssaysSpanish-Cuban
Anne FrankGermanBiographyGerman
Anne RiceEnglishGothic Fiction, Horror, Erotica,Christian Fiction, Fantasy
American
Anthony HorowitzEnglishAdventure, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, FantasyBritish
Antoine De Saint-ExupéryFrenchAutobiography, Belles-lettres, Essays, Children's LiteratureFrench
Anton ChekhovRussianAnthologyRussian
Arthur C. ClarkeEnglishHard Science Fiction, Popular ScienceBritish
Arthur Conan DoyleEnglishDetective Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Historical Novels, Non-FictionScottish
Arthur MillerEnglishPlays and EssaysAmerican
Arundhati RoyEnglishFictionIndian
Astrid LindgrenSwedishChildren's LiteratureSwedish
Ayn RandEnglishPhilosophical and Science FictionsRussian, American
Barbara CartlandEnglishRomanceBritish
Beatrix PotterEnglishPeter RabbitBritish
Beverly ClearyEnglishRealist Children's Books, Autobiography
American
Bill BrysonEnglishScience, TravelAmerican
Bret Easton EllisEnglishSatireAmerican
Brian JacquesEnglishFictionBritish
Brothers GrimmGermanChildren's LiteratureGerman
C. S. LewisEnglishFantasy, Popular TheologyBritish
Carol Ann DuffyEnglishPlays, PoetryScottish
Cassandra ClareEnglishYoung Adult FictionAmerican
Catherine CooksonEnglishRomanceBritish
Charles DickensEnglishShort Fictions, Novels, DramasBritish
Charlotte BrontëEnglishFiction, PoetryBritish
Chetan bhagatEnglishFiction, Management, HumourIndian
Chinua AchebeEnglishHistory, Literature & Fiction, Short StoriesNigerian
Christopher HitchensEnglishPolitics, Religion, History, Biography, LiteratureBritish-born American
Christopher MarloweEnglishPlays and PoetryBritish
Christopher PaoliniEnglishFantasyAmerican
Chuck PalahniukEnglishFiction, Horror, and Satire
American
Clive Barker
EnglishHorror, FantasyEnglish
Clive CusslerEnglishAdventureAmerican
Cormac McCarthyEnglishSouthern Gothic, Western, Post-apocalypticAmerican
Czesław MiłoszPolishEssays, PoetryPolish
Dale CarnegieEnglishSelf-HelpAmerican
Dan BrownEnglishThillerAmerican
Daniel DefoeEnglishAdventureBritish
Daniel HandlerEnglishChildren's LiteratureAmerican
Danielle SteelEnglishRomanceAmerican
Dante AlighieriItalianEpic, Fantasy, ReligiousItalian
Daphne du MaurierEnglishLiterary FictionBritish
Dashiell HammettEnglishHardboiled Crime, Detective FictionAmerican
Dav PilkeyEnglishChildren's LiteratureAmerican
Dave PelzerEnglishSelf-HelpAmerican
David BaldacciEnglishThillerAmerican
David EddingsEnglishFantasyAmerican
David Foster WallaceEnglishLiterary Fiction, Non-Fiction
American
David SedarisEnglishEssaysBritish
Dean KoontzEnglishSuspense, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, ThrillersAmerican
Debbie MacomberEnglishRomance, Women's FictionAmerican
Denis DiderotFrenchLiteratureFrench
D.H. LawrenceEnglishModernismBritish
Don DeLilloEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Doris LessingEnglishNovel, Short Story, Biography, Drama, Libretto, Poetry
British
Douglas AdamsEnglishScience Fiction, Comedy, SatireBritish
Dr. SeussEnglishChildren's LiteratureAmerican
Dylan ThomasEnglishPoetry, Literature & FictionBritish
Edgar Allan PoeEnglishHorror, Poetry, Mystery & ThrillersAmerican
Edgar Rice BurroughsEnglishAdventure Novel and FantasyAmerican
Edith WhartonEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Elbert HubbardEnglishEssaysAmerican
Elie WieselEnglishBiographies & MemoirsAmerican
Ellen G. WhiteEnglishReligion & Spirituality, Health, Mind & Body, Parenting & FamiliesAmerican
Ellen HopkinsEnglishYoung adultAmerican
E.M. ForsterEnglishRealism, Symbolism, ModernismBritish
Emily DickinsonEnglishPoetryAmerican
Enid BlytonEnglishChildren's LiteratureBritish
Eoin ColferEnglishChildren's Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure Novels
Irish
Eric CarleEnglishChildren's Picture Books
American
Erica JongEnglishPrimarily Fiction, PoetryAmerican
Ernest HemingwayEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
EuripidesAncient GreekPlaysGreek
F. Scott FitzgeraldEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short StoriesAmerican
Fernando PessoaPortuguesePoetry, Essay, Theatre, FictionPortuguese, English, and French
Flannery O’ConnorEnglishSouthern GothicAmerican
Frank McCourtEnglishBiographies & MemoirsIrish-American
Frank MillerEnglishComics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & FantasyAmerican
Franz KafkaGermanLiterature & Fiction, Philosophy, Short Stories
Austrian
Frederick DouglassEnglishBiography, Civil Rights
American
Gabriel García Márquez
SpanishNovels, Short StoriesColombian
Gary PaulsenEnglishYoung Adult Fiction, Adventure Novels, Non-FictionAmerican
Geoffrey ChaucerEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry
British
George Bernard ShawEnglishSatire, Black ComedyIrish
George EliotEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, JournalismBritish
George OrwellEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Nonfiction
British
George R. R. MartinEnglishScience Fiction, Horror, FantasyAmerican
Georges SimenonFrenchDetectiveBelgian
Germaine GreerEnglishFeminismAustralian
Gertrude SteinEnglishNon-Fiction, Arts & Photography, PoetryAmerican
Giacomo LeopardiItalian Poetry, Essay, DialogueItalian
Giovanni BoccaccioItalianLiterature & Fiction, PoetryItalian
Glenn BeckEnglishPolitics, Non-Fiction, Literature & FictionAmerican
Graham GreeneEnglishFiction, ThrillerAmerican
Gustave FlaubertFrenchLiterature & FictionFrench
Günter Grass
GermanLiterature & Fiction, Historical FictionGerman
H. G. WellsEnglishScience FictionBritish
Hans Christian AndersenDanishChildren's Fairytales, PoetryDanish
Harlan CobenEnglishMystery, ThrillerAmerican
Harlan EllisonEnglishSpeculative Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Crime Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Film and Television CriticismAmerican
Harper LeeEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Haruki MurakamiJapaneseFiction, Surrealism, Magical RealismJapanese
Heinrich Böll
GermanLiterature & Fiction, Travel, Short StoriesGerman
Helen FieldingEnglishChick LitBritish
Henning MankellSwedish Crime Fiction, ThrillerSwedish
Henrik IbsenNorwegianNaturalism, RealismNorwegian
Henry David ThoreauEnglishPhilosophy, Biographies & Memoirs, Non FictionAmerican
Henry JamesEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short StoriesBritish, American
Henry MillerEnglishSurrealism, NovelAmerican
Herman MelvilleEnglishTravelogue, Captivity Narrative, Sea Story, Gothic Romanticism, Allegory, Tall TaleAmerican
Hermann HesseGermanLiterature & Fiction, Poetry & Philosophy, ClassicsGerman-Swiss
HomerAncient GreekPoetry, Greek MythologyGreek
Honoré De BalzacFrenchLiterature 1& FictionFrench
Horatio AlgerEnglishDime NovelsAmerican
Hunter S. ThompsonEnglishGonzo JournalismAmerican
Iain M. BanksEnglishScience and Literary fictionScottish
Ian FlemingEnglishSpy ThrillerBritish
Ian McEwanEnglishLiterature & FictionBritish
Isaac AsimovEnglishScience Fiction 
American
Isabel AllendeSpanishLiterature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction & FantasyChilean-American
Italo CalvinoItalianLiterature & Fiction, Biographies & MemoirsItalian
Italo SvevoItalianLiterature & FictionItalian
J. G. BallardEnglishScience Fiction and Transgressive FictionBritish
J. K. RowlingEnglishFantasy, Tragicomedy, Crime FictionBritish
J. M. BarrieEnglishChildren's Literature, Drama, FantasyScottish
J. R. R. TolkienEnglishClassical FantasyBritish
Jack CanfieldEnglishSelf-HelpAmerican
Jack KerouacEnglishBeat PoetsAmerican
Jack LondonEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Adventure, ClassicsAmerican
Jackie CollinsEnglishRomanceBritish
Jacqueline WilsonEnglishRealist Children's NovelsBritish
James BaldwinEnglishFiction, Non-FictionAmerican
James Fenimore CooperEnglishHistorical FictionAmerican
James FreyEnglishBiographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction & FantasyAmerican
James JoyceEnglishLiterature & Fiction, PoetryIrish
James MichenerEnglishHistorical FictionAmerican
James PattersonEnglishRomance, Young Adult Fiction, ThrillerAmerican
Jane AustenEnglishRomanceBritish
Jared DiamondEnglishSocial SciencesAmerican
Jasper FfordeEnglishAlternate History, Comic FantasyBritish
J.D. SalingerEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short StoriesAmerican
Jean CocteauFrenchPoetryFrench
Jean M. AuelEnglishPre-historical FictionAmerican
Jeff KinneyEnglishChildren's BooksAmerican
Jeffery DeaverEnglishMystery Fiction, Crime Writer, ThrillerAmerican
Jeffrey ArcherEnglishCrime ThrillerBritish
Jhumpa LahiriEnglishNovel, Short Story Collection, PostcolonialIndian, American
Jilly CooperEnglishErotic, Romance
British
Jim ButcherEnglishFantasy, Speculative Fiction,Science Fiction
American
Jo Nesbø
NorwegianCrime Fiction, Mystery Fiction, Children's BookNorwegian
Joan DidionEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Non FictionAmerican
Joanne HarrisEnglishLiterary Fiction, Magic Realism, Fantasy, GastromanceBritish, French
Johann Wolfgang Von GoetheGermanLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, ScienceGerman
John BoyneEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Historical Fiction
Irish
John BunyanEnglishChristian Fiction 
British
John CheeverEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short StoriesAmerican
John FanteEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
John FlanaganEnglishFantasy, Adventure
Australian
John GrayEnglishRelationshipsAmerican
John GreenEnglishYoung Adult fictionAmerican
John GrishamEnglishLegal ThrillerAmerican
John IrvingEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Biographies & MemoirsAmerican
John KeatsEnglishPoetryBritish
John MiltonEnglishPoetry, PoliticsBritish
John SteinbeckEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
John UpdikeEnglishLiterary RealismAmerican
Jonathan FranzenEnglishLiterary FictionAmerican
Jonathan Safran FoerEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Jonathan SwiftEnglishNon-fiction, Literature & Fiction, Poetry
Irish
Jorge Luis BorgesSpanish, English and FrenchLiterature & Fiction, Short Stories, PoetryArgentine
Joseph ConradEnglishPsychological Realism, ModernismPolish
Joseph HellerEnglishSatire, Black ComedyAmerican
Jostein GaarderNorwegianChildren's Literature, FictionNorwegian
José Saramago
PortugueseLiterature & Fiction, TheatrePortuguese
Joyce Carol OatesEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short Stories, Criticism
American
Juan RulfoMexicanLiterature & FictionMexican
Jude DeverauxEnglishRomance, Historical, ParanormalAmerican
Judy BlumeEnglishRealist Young Adult Novels, Children's BooksAmerican
Jules VerneFrenchLiterature & Fiction, Science Fiction & FantasyFrench
Julian BarnesEnglishNovels, Short Stories, Essays, MemoirsBritish
Julie GarwoodEnglishYoung Adult, RomanceAmerican
Karen BlixenDanish, French and EnglishLiterature & FictionDanish
Karl MayGermanWestern, Travel Fiction, Adventure NovelsGerman
Kate ChopinEnglishRealistic FictionAmerican
Kathryn StockettEnglishAdult FictionAmerican
Kazuo IshiguroEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Science Fiction & FantasyJapanese
Kelley ArmstrongEnglishFantasy, Horror, Crime, RomanceCanadian
Ken FollettEnglishSpy Thriller, Historical ThrillerBritish
Khaled HosseiniEnglishFictionAmerican
Khalil GibranEnglish and ArabicPoetry, Parable, short storyLebanese
Knut HamsunNorwegianLiterature & FictionNorwegian
Kurt VonnegutEnglishSatire, Gallows Humor and Science FictionAmerican
L. Frank BaumEnglishFantasy, Poetry, Short StoriesAmerican
Laura Ingalls WilderEnglishDiaries, Essays, Family SagaAmerican
Lee ChildEnglishCrime fiction, mystery, thriller
British
Leo TolstoyRussianPhilosophical WorksRussian
Lewis CarrollEnglishAbsurdist LiteratureBritish
Lord ByronEnglishPoetryBritish
Lori FosterEnglishRomance, Suspense, Urban FantasyAmerican
Louisa May AlcottEnglishProse, PoetryAmerican
Louise HayEnglishSelf-help, MotivationalAmerican
Maeve BinchyEnglishFiction, Play, Short Story, Travel WritingAmerican
Malcolm GladwellEnglishNonfiction, Self-helpCanadian
Malorie BlackmanEnglishChildren's Literature, Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller and Horror; PoetryBritish
Marcel Pagnol
FrenchLiterature & Fiction, PlaysFrench
Marcel ProustFrenchLiterature & FictionFrench
Margaret MitchellEnglishRomance Novel, Historical FictionAmerican
Margaret Peterson HaddixEnglishYoung Adult FictionAmerican
Marguerite YourcenarFrenchHistorical Fiction, Literature & FictionFrench
Mario PuzoEnglishCrime FictionAmerican
Mario Vargas LlosaSpanish 
Literature & FictionPeruvian
Mark HaddonEnglishNovels, Children's Literature, Poetry, ScreenplaysBritish
Mark TwainEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Short Stories, Biographies & MemoirsAmerican
Martin AmisEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Biographies & MemoirsBritish
Mary BaloghEnglishRomanceBritish
Mary Higgins ClarkEnglishThrillerAmerican
Mary Pope OsborneEnglishChildren's Picture Books, Fantasy, Myths and Fairy Tales Retold, American Biography and Fictional DiaryAmerican
Mary ShelleyEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction & FantasyBritish
Mary WollstonecraftEnglishPolitics, Literature & Fiction, Women & Gender Studies
British
Maurice SendakEnglishChildren's Literature, Picture Books
American
Maya AngelouEnglishAutobiographyAmerican
Meg CabotEnglishChick-lit, Mystery, RomanceAmerican
Michael ChabonEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Michael ConnellyEnglishCrime fiction, ThrillerAmerican
Michael CrichtonEnglishTechno ThrillerAmerican
Michael GrantEnglishYoung Adult, SupernaturalAmerican
Michel De MontaigneFrenchEssaysFrench
Michel HouellebecqFrenchLiterature & Fiction, Non-fictionFrench
Miguel De CervantesSpanish 
Literature & Fiction, Poetry, DramaSpanish
Miguel de UnamunoSpanish Literature & Fiction, PoetrySpanish
Milan KunderaFrenchLiterature & FictionFrench
Mitch AlbomEnglishNon-fiction, Young Adult FictionAmerican
Mohsin HamidEnglishLiterature & FictionPakistani
Nadine GordimerEnglishNovel, PlaySouth African
Napoleon HillEnglishSelf-HelpAmerican
Nathaniel Hawthorne
EnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Ned VizziniEnglishYoung Adult fictionAmerican
Neil GaimanEnglishFantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Dark FantasyBritish
Niall FergusonEnglishHistoryBritish
Niccolò MachiavelliItalianPolitics, History, NonfictionItalian
Nicholas SparksEnglishRomantic Fiction, Romantic-DramaAmerican
Nick HornbyEnglishFiction, Non-fictionBritish
Nicole KraussEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Nikolai GogolRussianClassics, Satire, Fantasy & HorrorRussian
Nora RobertsEnglishRomance, fantasy, SuspenseAmerican
Norman MailerEnglishFiction, Non-fiction
American
Oliver GoldsmithEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, Non-fictionIrish
Orhan PamukTurkishNovelTurkish
Orson Scott CardEnglishScience Fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror, Historical Fiction and Fantasy and Biblical Fiction, LDS FictionAmerican
Oscar WildeEnglish, FrenchDrama, Short Story, Dialogue, JournalismIrish
OvidLatinElegy, Epic, DramaRoman
P. D. JamesEnglishCrime Fiction, Thriller, Dystopian FictionBritish
P. G. WodehouseEnglishComedy, Romantic ComedyEnglish
Patricia CornwellEnglishThrillerAmerican
Paul AusterEnglishAbsurdist Fiction, Crime Fiction, Mystery FictionAmerican
Paul CelanGermanPoetry, TranslationRomanian, French
Paul Valéry
French Poetry, Non-fiction, Literature & FictionFrench
Paulo CoelhoPortugueseSelf-improvement, Drama, PsychologyBrazilian
Pearl buckEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's BooksAmerican
Peter HitchensEnglishPolitics, Religion & Spirituality, HistoryBritish
Philip K. DickEnglishScience Fiction, Paranoid FictionAmerican
Philip PullmanEnglishFantasyBritish
Philip RothEnglishLiterary FictionAmerican
Pierre DukanFrenchHealth, Mind & BodyFrench
Piers AnthonyEnglishScience Fiction, FantasyBritish-born American
R. K. NarayanEnglishFiction, Mythology and Non-fictionIndian
R. L. StineEnglishHorror and ComedyAmerican
Rabindranath TagoreBengali, EnglishSongs, Poetry & Arts, Literature & Fiction, Spirituality & PhilosophyIndian
Ralph EllisonEnglishEssay, Criticism, Novel, Short StoryAmerican
Raymond CarverEnglishLiterature & Fiction, PoetryAmerican
Raymond ChandlerEnglishCrime Fiction, Suspense, HardboiledAmerican
Raymond E. FeistEnglishFantasyAmerican
Rhonda ByrneEnglishSelf Help, SpiritualAustralian
Richard BachEnglishAviation, Fantasy, PhilosophyAmerican
Richard ScarryEnglishChildren's BooksAmerican
Richard WrightEnglishDrama, Fiction, Non-fiction, AutobiographyAmerican, French
Rick RiordanEnglishFantasy, Detective Fiction, MythologyAmerican
Rick WarrenEnglishReligion & SpiritualityAmerican
Roald DahlEnglishChildren's LiteratureBritish
Robert CraisEnglishFiction, Crime Fiction, ThrillersAmerican
Robert JordanEnglishFantasyAmerican
Robert Louis StevensonEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, TravelScottish
Robert LudlumEnglishThriller, Spy Fiction, MysteryAmerican
Robert MunschEnglishChildren's LiteratureAmerican-born Canadian
Robin CookEnglishMedical ThrillerAmerican
Robyn CarrEnglishRomanceAmerican
Roger HargreavesEnglishChildren's LiteratureBritish
Rudyard KiplingEnglishShort Story, Novel, Children's Literature, Poetry, Travel Literature, Science FictionBritish
RumiPersianPoetryPersian
Ruskin Bond 
EnglishChildren's Books, Literature & FictionIndian
S. E. HintonEnglishYoung Adult Novels, Children's Books, ScreenplaysAmerican
Salman RushdieEnglishMagic Realism, Satire, PostcolonialismBritish
Sam HarrisEnglishNon-fictionAmerican
Samuel BeckettEnglishDrama, Fiction, Poetry, ScreenplaysIrish
Samuel JohnsonEnglishNon-fiction, Literature & Fiction, PoetryBritish
Sandra BrownEnglishRomance, Suspense, Thriller
American
Sandra CisnerosEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction
American
Sarah DessenEnglishRealistic FictionAmerican
Saul BellowEnglishFictionAmerican
Seamus HeaneyEnglishPlays and PoetryIrish
Shaun TanEnglishChildren's BooksAustralian
Shirley Jackson
EnglishMystery, HorrorAmerican
Shobhaa DeIndianLiterature & FictionEnglish
Sidney SheldonEnglishSuspenseAmerican
Simone de BeauvoirFrenchLiterature & Fiction, Non-fiction, PoliticsFrench
SophoclesGreekTragedyLatin
StendhalFrenchClassics, FictionFrench
Stephen CraneEnglishLiterature & Fiction, PoetryAmerican
Stephen HawkingEnglishPopular ScienceBritish
Stephen Jay GouldEnglishPopular ScienceAmerican
Stephen KingEnglishHorror, Science Fiction, FantasyAmerican
Stephen R. CoveyEnglishSelf-HelpAmerican
Stephenie MeyerEnglishVampire Romance, Young Adult Fiction, Science Fiction
American
Steven EriksonEnglishEpic Fantasy, Science FictionCanadian
Stieg LarssonSwedishCrime Fiction, Thriller
Swedish
Sue GraftonEnglishMysteryAmerican
Suzanne CollinsEnglishFantasy, Science Fiction,Children's Literature, Young Adult Fiction
American
Sylvia PlathEnglishPoetry, Fiction
American
T. E. LawrenceEnglishBiographies & MemoirsEnglish
Tahar Ben JellounFrenchLiterature & Fiction, PoetryMoroccan
Ted HughesEnglishPoetry, Children's BooksBritish
Tennessee WilliamsEnglishPlaysAmerican
Terry BrooksEnglishEpic Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
American
Terry GoodkindEnglishEpic Fantasy, Sword and SorceryAmerican
Terry PratchettEnglishComic FantasyBritish
Tess GerritsenEnglishSuspense, Mystery
Chinese-American
Thomas HardyEnglishNovels, Poetry, Short StoriesBritish
Thomas HarrisEnglishCrime, Horror, SuspenseAmerican
Thomas MannGerman, EnglishNovels, NovellasGerman
Thomas PynchonEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
Tim O'BrienEnglishMemoirs, War StoriesAmerican
Tom ClancyEnglishThrillerAmerican
Tom RobbinsEnglishFictional Prose, PostmodernismAmerican
Toni MorrisonEnglishAfrican American LiteratureAmerican
Truman CapoteEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Non-fictionAmerican
Umberto EcoEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Children's Books, PhilosophyItalian
V. C. AndrewsEnglishGothic Horror, Family SagaAmerican
V. S. NaipaulEnglishNovels, EssaysTrinidadian, British
Victor Hugo
FrenchLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, PhilosophyFrench
Vikram SethEnglishNovels, Poetry, Libretto, Travel, Children's Literature, Biography/MemoirIndian
Viktor FranklEnglishNon-fiction, Professional & TechnicalAustrian
VirgilLatinEpic Poetry, Didactic Poetry, Pastoral poetryRoman
Virginia WoolfEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Non-fictionBritish
Vladimir NabokovRussian, EnglishLiterature & FictionRussian, American
W. E. B. GriffinEnglishMilitary and Detective FictionAmerican
W. H. AudenEnglishPoetryBritish, American
Walt WhitmanEnglishPoetryAmerican
Wilbur SmithEnglishNatural, AdventureZambian
Willa CatherEnglishLiterature & FictionAmerican
William BlakeEnglishPoetryBritish
William BoydEnglishLiterature & FictionBritish
William FaulknerEnglishLiterature & Fiction, Poetry, Southern Gothic
American
William GibsonEnglishSpeculative FictionAmerican, Canadian
William GoldingEnglishSurvivalist Fiction, Robinsonade, Adventure, Sea Story, Science Fiction, Essays, Historical Fiction, 
British
William S. BurroughsEnglishSatire, Paranoid Fiction
American
William ShakespeareEnglishPlays, PoetryBritish
Wole SoyinkaEnglishDrama, Novel, poetryNigerian
Zane GreyEnglishWesternAmerican
Zora Neale HurstonEnglishLiteratureAmerican
Émile Zola
FrenchNaturalismFrench

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Born on February 19, 1971, Jeff Kinney is an American writer whose talents are not limited to writing alone. He...

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