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...

Ismail al-Faruqi

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

Vaclav E. Benes

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

Iris Bahr

January 1, 1977 - American-Israeli actress, comedian, director, writer, author and producerAuthor of "DAI: (enough): a play", "Dark Whore: My Trave...

Roy Sydney Porter

December 31, 1946 - March 3, 2002British historian, writer and lecturerAuthor of over 100 books including "English Society in the 18th Century", "M...

Ronnie Del Common

December 31, 1959 - Filipino animation writer, director, story artist and supervisor & production designerAuthor of "Paper Biscuit 2", "Three T...

Machi Tawara

December 31, 1962 - Japanese writer, translator, poet and teacherAuthor of "Salad Anniversary", "The Palm of the Wind's Heart" and "Chocolate Revo...

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 ...

Inge Auerbacher

December 31, 1934 - German-born American chemist and writer"I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust", "Beyond the Yellow Star - To America" and "Highw...

Holbrook Jackson

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

Henry Carter Adams

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

Sarah Colonna

December 29, 1974 - American stand-up comedian, actress and comedy writerAuthor of "Life As I Blow It: Tales of Love, Life and Sex...Not Necessaril...