Literary Library

Rene de Ceccatty

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

Junot Diaz

December 31, 1968 - Dominican-American writer, professor and fiction editorAuthor of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" (for which he won the ...

Joe Abercrombie

December 31, 1974 - British fantasy writer and film editorAuthor of "The Blade Itself", "The Heroes" and "The Wisdom of Crowds"

Holbrook Jackson

December 31, 1874 - June 16, 1948British journalist, writer, editor and publisherAuthor of dozens of books including "Edward Fitzgerald and Omar K...

Frank Marshall Davis

December 31, 1905 - July 16, 1987African-American journalist, poet, political & labor movement activist, editor and businessmanAuthor of "Black...

Clarence Major

December 31, 1936 - African-American poet, painter, novelist, teacher and editorAuthor of "All-Night Visitors", "My Amputations", "Dirty Bird Blue...

L. P. Hartley

December 30, 1895 - December 13, 1972British novelist, short story writer, editor and essayistAuthor of "Eustace and Hilda", "The Traveling Grave ...

Joel T. Headley

December 30, 1814 - December 30, 1897American clergyman, historian, author, newspaper editor, adventurer and politicianAuthor of "Napolean and His...

Reihan Salam

December 29, 1979 - Conservative American political commentator, columnist, author and editorAuthor of "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win t...

Robert Morss Lovett

December 25, 1870 - February 8, 1956American academic, writer, editor, political activist and government officialAuthor of "The History of English...

Lawrence Dennis

December 25, 1893 - August 20, 1977American diplomat, consultant, editor and authorAuthor of "Is Capitolism Doomed?", "The Coming American Fascism"...

Samuel Smiles

December 23, 1812 - April 16, 1904Scottish author, biographer, government reformer and newspaper editorAuthor of "Self-Help", "Lives of the Engine...