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Gender: Male
Hometown: Exeter, New Hampshire
Born at: 1964-06-22
Number of works: 34
Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information. Dan Brown is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. Brown is interested in cryptography, codes, and keys. Cur......
Dan Brown is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Highgate Cemetery, London, England
Born at: 1952-03-11
Died at: 2001-05-11
Number of works: 51
Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge in March 1952, educated at Brentwood School, Essex and St John's College, Cambridge where, in 1974 he gained a BA (and later an MA) in English literature. He was creator of all the various manifestations of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxywhich started li......
Douglas Adams is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Arizona
Born at: 1952-01-11
Number of works: 63
Diana Jean Gabaldon Watkins grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona and is of Mexican-American and English descent. She has earned three degrees: a B.S. in Zoology, a M.S. in Marine Biology, and a Ph.D in Ecology.

She currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona .
Diana Gabaldon is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Binghamton, New York
Born at: 1956-12-26
Number of works: 21
David Sedaris is a Grammy Award-nominated American humorist and radio contributor. Sedaris came to prominence in 1992 when National Public Radio broadcast his essay "SantaLand Diaries." He published his first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, in 1994. Each of his four ......
David Sedaris is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Springfield, MA
Born at: 1904-03-02
Died at: 1991-09-24
Number of works: 280
Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March 1904 in Springfield, MA. He graduated Dartmouth College in 1925, and proceeded on to Oxford University with the intent of acquiring a doctorate in literature. At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in 1927. He returned from Europe in 1927, and began working f......
Dr. Seuss is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Everett, Pennsylvania
Born at: 1945-07-09
Number of works: 247
Acknowledged as "America's most popular suspense novelist" (Rolling Stone) and as one of today's most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Ray Koontz has earned the devotion of millions of readers around the world and the praise of critics everywhere for tales of character, mystery, and......
Dean Koontz is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: London
Born at: 1934-08-16
Died at: 2011-03-26
Number of works: 90
Diana Wynne Jones was the author of more than thirty critically acclaimed fantasy stories, including the Chrestomanci series and the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm. For Diana Wynne Jones's official autobiography, please see http://www.leemac.freeserve.co.uk/autobi.........
Diana Wynne Jones is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Ithaca, New York
Born at: 1962-02-21
Died at: 2008-09-12
Number of works: 25
David Foster Wallace worked surprising turns on nearly everything: novels, journalism, vacation. His life was an information hunt, collecting hows and whys. "I received 500,000 discrete bits of information today," he once said, "of which maybe 25 are important. My job is to make some ......
David Foster Wallace is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Born at: 1970-03-12
Number of works: 81
Dave Eggers is the author of six previous books, including his most recent, Zeitoun, a nonfiction account a Syrian-American immigrant and his extraordinary experience during Hurricane Katrina and What Is the What, a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award. That book, about Valentino......
Dave Eggers is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Short Hills, New Jersey
Born at: 1972-09-07
Number of works: 43
David Levithan (born 1972) is an American children's book editor and award-winning author. He published his first YA book, Boy Meets Boy, in 2003. Levithan is also the founding editor of PUSH, a Young Adult imprint of Scholastic Press.


David Levithan is the author of following books:
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