Literary Library

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", ...

Iris Bahr

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

Edward Morgan Forster

January 1, 1879 - June 7, 1970English fiction writer, essayist and librettistAuthor of "A Room with a View", "Howard's End", "A Passage to India" ...

Charles Badger Clark

January 1, 1883 - September 26, 1957American Cowboy poetAuthor of "Sun and Saddle Leather", "Round Mountain Range" and "Pawnee Dawn"Named the first...

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...

Nicholas Sparks

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

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 ...

Joe Abercrombie

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

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...