Legendary Authors

Famed and awarded authors and poets, shaping the view on literature, creating heroes and legends. Find a selection of books from and about the unforgettable creators of fictions, fantasies, and memories.

  • Saul Bellow

    Born Solomon Bellows (Jun. 10, 1915 - Apr. 5, 2005). Acclaimed Canadian-born American writer. He won the International...
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Edgar Rice Burroughs (Sept. 1, 1875 – Mar. 19, 1950), Chicago born author, best known for his creation...
  • Charles Dickens

    Charles John Huffam Dickens, (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was the foremost English novelist...
  • Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, literary critic and novelist, best known...
  • Ian Fleming

    Ian Lancaster Fleming (May 28, 1908 - August 12, 1964) was a British author, journalist and Second World...
  • Gabriel García Márquez

    Gabriel García Márquez, affectionately known as "Gabo", was born on March 6, 1928 and passed away April 17...

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. A writer and journalist, he is...
  • Rudyard Kipling

    Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born December 30, 1865, English author and poet, born in Bombay, best known for...
  • Doris Lessing

    Doris Lessing, born Doris May Tayler in Kermanshah, Persia, October 22, 1919 is a British writer and author...

  • Arthur Miller

    Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was considered one of America's greatest playwrights and...
  • Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio) is an American author and...

  • V. S. Naipaul

    Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V.S." Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, August 17, 1932. In 1971, Naipaul...
  • Harold Pinter

    Harold Pinter (Oct.10, 1930 - Dec. 24, 2008), is a world-renowned English playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, poet, and...
  • Philip Pullman

    Philip Pullman (born October 19, 1946 in Norwich, England), British writer and best-selling author of His Dark Materials...
  • Philip Roth

    Philip Milton Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, March 19, 1933. He began publishing short stories in...
  • John Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902—December 20, 1968) was one of the best-known of the 20th century. He wrote...
  • J. R. R. Tolkien

    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and...
  • Mark Twain

    Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), pen name Mark Twain, was American humorist, satirist...
  • John Updike

    John Hoyer Updike (Mar. 18, 1932 - Jan. 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer...
  • Elie Wiesel

    Elie Wiesel, born Eliezer Wiesel on September 30, 1928 in Romania, Jewish writer, professor, political activist and Holocaust...