Literary Library

Maria Edgeworth

January 1, 1768 - May 22, 1849Anglo-Irish writer of adult and children's literatureAuthor of "Letters for Literary Ladies", "Belinda" and "The Abs...

Maile Meloy

January 1, 1972 - American novelistAuthor of "Liars and Saints", "Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It" and "The Apothecary"

Kristijonas Donelaitis

January 1, 1714 - February 18, 1780Prussian-Lithuanian poet and Lutheran pastorAuthor of "The Seasons" and "The Year in Four Cantos"

Joseph Opatoshu

January 1, 1886 - October 7, 1954Polish-born Jewish novelist and short story writerAuthor of "In Polish Words" and "A Day in Regensburg: Short Sto...

Jean Ure

January 1, 1943 - English children's book authorHas published over 170 children's books including "Becky Bananas", "Shrinking Violet" and "Lemonade...

J. D. Salinger

January 1, 1919 - January 27, 2010American novelist and short story writerAuthor of "The Catcher in the Rye", "Franny and Zooey" and "Raise High t...

Ismail al-Faruqi

January 1, 1921 - May 27, 1986Palestinian-American philosopher, professor and writerAuthor of "Christian Ethics", "Cultural Atlas of Islam" and "T...

Ernest Tidyman

January 1, 1928 - July 14, 1984American author and screenwriterAuthor of the novels: "Shaft", "Dummy" and Big Bucks" Author of the screenplays: "Sh...

Catherine Drinker Bowen

January 1, 1897 - November 1, 1973American biographerAuthor of "Yankee From Olympus" and Miracle at Philadelphia"

Arthur Hugh Clough

January 1, 1819 - November 13, 1861English poet, educator and assistant to Florence NightingaleAuthor of "Dipsychus" and "Amours De Voyage"

Vaclav E. Benes

January 1, 1931 - Czech-American mathematician and writerAuthor of "General Stochastic Processes in the Theory of Queues" and "Mathematical Theory ...

Rene de Ceccatty

January 1, 1952 - French translator, editor, novelist, biographer and screenwriterAuthor of 30 novels and biographies including "To Love", "Retent...