Literary Library

Ismail al-Faruqi

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

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 ...

Henry Carter Adams

December 31, 1851 - August 11, 1921American economist, writer and professorAuthor of "Lectures on Political Economy", "The Science of Finance" and...

Julia Briggs

December 30, 1943 - August 16, 2007English professor, literary critic and biographerAuthor of "Night Visitors: The Rise and Fall of the English Gho...

Shen Congwen

December 28, 1902 - May 10, 1988Chinese essayist, short story writer and professorAuthor of "Border Town", "The Chinese Earth" and "Recollections ...

Mortimer J. Adler

December 28, 1902 - June 28, 2001American philosopher, educator, encyclopedist, author and professorAuthor of "Diagrammatics", "How to Read a Book...

Chris Abani

December 27, 1966 -Nigerian-American novelist, poet and professorAuthor of "Graceland", "Becoming Abigail" and "The Secret History of Las Vegas"Wa...

Narendra Prasad

December 26, 1946 - November 3, 2003Indian actor, playwright, director, professor and literary criticAuthor of "Souparnika" (for which he won the K...

William Demby

December 25, 1922 - May 23, 2013African-American novelist, actor, translator, professor and asst. directorAuthor of "Beetlecreek", "The Catacombs"...

Matthew Arnold

December 24, 1822 - April 15, 1888English poet, cultural critic, school inspector and professorAuthor of "Empedocles on Etna and Other Poems", "Po...

Megan Mayhew Bergman

December 23, 1979 - American short-story writer, columnist and professorAuthor of "Almost Famous Women: Stories" and "Birds of a Lesser Paradise: S...

Carol Ann Duffy

December 23, 1955 - British poet, playwright and profesorAuthor of "Standing Female Nude", "Selling Manhattan" (for which she won the Somerset Mau...