Literary Library

Maile Meloy

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

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...

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...

Rene de Ceccatty

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

Norman Rosten

January 1, 1913 - March 7, 1995American poet, playwright, novelist and screenwriterAuthor of "Thrive Upon the Rock", "Mister Johnson", "Over and Ou...

Leslie Gourse

January 1, 1939 - December 23, 2004American music writer, biographer, novelist and children's book writerAuthor of "Pocahontas: Young Peacemaker", ...

Nicholas Sparks

December 31, 1965 - American novelist, screenwriter and philanthropistAuthor of "The Notebook", "Message in a Bottle", "A Walk to Remember", "Nigh...

Clarence Major

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

Rudyard Kipling

December 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936English journalist, poet, novelist and short story writerAuthor of "The Jungle Book", "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", "Whi...

L. P. Hartley

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

Douglas Coupland

December 30, 1961 - Canadian novelist, designer, visual artist and newspaper columnistAuthor of "Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture", ...

Bari Wood

December 31, 1936 - American science fiction, crime and horror novelistAuthor of "The Killing Gift", "Twins" (co-written with Jack Geasland and lat...