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Joe Klein

Joe Klein (born September 7, 1946) is a political columnist for Time magazine and is known for his novel Primary Colors, an anonymously written roman à clef portraying Bill Clinton’s first presidential campaign. Klein is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a former Guggenheim Fellow. In April 2006 he published Politics Lost, a book on what he calls the “pollster–consultant industrial complex.” He has also written articles and book reviews for The New Republic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Life, and Rolling Stone.

Sybille Bedford

Sybille Bedford, OBE (16 March 1911 – 17 February 2006) was a German-born English writer. She was a writer of non-fiction and semi-autobiographical fiction books and a lesbian.

Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015), better known as Terry Pratchett, was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Pratchett’s first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, after which he wrote two books a year on average. His 2011 Discworld novel Snuff was at the time of its release the third-fastest-selling hardback adult-readership novel since records began in the UK, selling 55,000 copies in the first three days. His final Discworld novel, The Shepherd’s Crown, was published in August 2015, five months after his death.

Jonis Agee

Jonis Agee (born May 31, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a writer of short stories, novels, essays, and screenplays. She is the author of thirteen books, including five novels and five collections of short fiction. Three of her books have been New York Times Notable Books.

Jane Edwards

Jane Edwards’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

William F. Nolan

William Francis Nolan (born March 6, 1928) is an American author, who has written hundreds of stories in the science fiction, fantasy, horror and Crime fiction genres.

Jacqueline Baird

Jacqueline Baird (born 1 April in Northumberland, England) is popular English writer of over 30 romance novels since 1988.

Willard Motley

Willard Francis Motley (July 14, 1909 – March 4, 1965) was an African-American writer. He published a column in the Chicago Defender under the pen-name Bud Billiken. Motley also worked as a freelance writer, and later founded and published the Hull House Magazine and worked in the Federal Writers Project. His first and best known novel was Knock on Any Door (1947).

Vardis Fisher

Vardis Alvero Fisher (March 31, 1895 – July 9, 1968) was a writer best known for his popular historical novels of the Old West. He also wrote the monumental 12-volume Testament of Man (1943–1960) series of novels, depicting the history of humans from cave to civilization. It was considered controversial because of his portrayal of religion, especially the Judeo-Christian tradition, emphasis on sexuality, and conclusions about anthropology.

William Rufus Chetwood

William Rufus Chetwood (died 1766) was an English or Anglo-Irish publisher and bookseller, and a prolific writer of plays and adventure novels. He also penned a valuable General History of the Stage.

Daniel Wallace (author)

Daniel Wallace (born 1959) is an American author, best known for his 1998 novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, the basis for the Tim Burton film Big Fish and the Broadway musical of the same name. His other books include Ray in Reverse and The Watermelon King. His stories have also been published in a number of anthologies and magazines, including The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.

Thomas Adcock

Thomas Adcock is a Detroit-born journalist and novelist, winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Award. As U.S. correspondent for CulturMag, a Berlin-based international magazine of art and commentary, he writes on American behavior and politics. His novels and short stories been translated into Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Bulgarian and Czech. He began his newspaper career at the Detroit Free Press and has written for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Chicago Today, the Toronto Telegram, the New York Law Journal and The New York Times.

Sterling E. Lanier

Sterling Edmund Lanier (December 18, 1927 – June 28, 2007) was an American editor, science fiction author and sculptor. He is perhaps known best as the editor who championed the publication of Frank Herbert’s bestselling novel Dune.

Alexei Panshin

Alexei Panshin (born August 14, 1940) is an American writer and science fiction (SF) critic. He has written several critical works and several novels, including the 1968 Nebula Award-winning novel Rite of Passage and the 1990 Hugo Award-winning study of science fiction The World Beyond the Hill (written with his wife, Cory Panshin).

Robert Olmstead

Robert Olmstead (born January 3, 1954) is an award-winning American novelist and educator.

Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden (born July 15, 1967) is an American author of horror, fantasy, and suspense novels for adults and teens. He is also writing a series of Sons of Anarchy novels.

Donald Goines

Donald Goines (pseudonym: Al C. Clark) (December 15, 1936 – October 21, 1974) was an African-American writer of urban fiction. His novels were deeply influenced by the work of Iceberg Slim.

Nicholson Baker

Nicholson Baker (born January 7, 1957) is an American novelist and essayist. His fiction generally de-emphasizes narrative in favor of careful description and characterization. He often focuses on minute inspection of his characters’ and narrators’ stream of consciousness. Baker has written about poetry, literature, library systems, history, politics, time manipulation, youth, and sex. He has written about libraries getting rid of books and newspapers and created the American Newspaper Repository. He received a National Book Critics Circle Award in 2001 for his nonfiction book Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper and the International Hermann Hesse Prize (Germany) in 2014. Baker has also written about and edited at Wikipedia. A pacifist, he has also written about the buildup to World War II.

Max Apple

Max Apple (born October 22, 1941) is an American short story writer, novelist, and professor at The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Matthew Costello

Matthew J. Costello (born 1948) is the author or coauthor of numerous novels and nonfiction works. His articles have appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated. He scripted Trilobyte’s bestselling CD-ROM interactive dramas The 7th Guest and its sequel The 11th Hour, as well as many other videogames.

Allan Gurganus

Allan Gurganus is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work, which includes Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and Local Souls, is often influenced by and set in his native North Carolina.

John Thomas Sladek

John Thomas Sladek (December 15, 1937 – March 10, 2000) was an American science fiction author, known for his satirical and surreal novels.

John Lutz (mystery writer)

John Lutz (born September 11, 1939 in Dallas) is an American writer who mainly writes mystery novels. He has received an Edgar Award and the Shamus Award twice, and his novel Single White Female was the basis for the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. John Lutz also writes stories for jigsaw puzzles.

John Lutz (mystery writer)

John Lutz (born September 11, 1939 in Dallas) is an American writer who mainly writes mystery novels. He has received an Edgar Award and the Shamus Award twice, and his novel Single White Female was the basis for the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. John Lutz also writes stories for jigsaw puzzles.

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