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Gender: Female
Hometown: Hampshire
Born at: 1775-12-16
Died at: 1817-07-18
Number of works: 298
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 - 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, her realism and biting social commentary cementing her historical importance among scho......
Jane Austen is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Newburgh, New York
Born at: 1947-03-22
Number of works: 243
James B. Patterson is an American author of thriller novels, largely known for his series about American psychologist Alex Cross. Patterson also wrote the Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, and Witch & Wizard series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, nonfiction and ro......
James Patterson is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Unkown
Number of works: 63
J.R. Ward is a New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author of erotic paranormal romance. She lives in the south with her incredibly supportive husband and her beloved golden retriever. After graduating from law school, she began working in healthcare in Boston and spent many years as Chief of S......
J.r. Ward is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Nesconset, Long Island, New York,
Born at: 1966-05-19
Number of works: 30
Picoult was born and raised in Nesconset on Long Island, New York. Her first story, at age 5 was "The Lobster Which Misunderstood." She studied writing at Princeton University, graduating in 1987, and had two short stories published by Seventeen magazine while still in college. Immediately......
Jodi Picoult is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: South River, New Jersey
Born at: 1943-04-22
Number of works: 90
Janet Evanovich is the #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels and graphic novels, Wicked Appetite (the first book in the Lizzy and Diesel series,) and How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author. Also published books under the name ......
Janet Evanovich is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Independence, Missouri
Born at: 1971-10-26
Number of works: 54
A martial arts enthusiast whose resume includes a long list of skills rendered obsolete at least two hundred years ago, Jim Butcher turned to writing as a career because anything else probably would have driven him insane. He lives in Independence, Missouri, with his wife, his son, and a ferocious ......
Jim Butcher is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Unkown
Born at: 1970-03-28
Number of works: 24
Jennifer Weiner was born in 1970 on an army base in Louisiana. She grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Princeton University. She worked as a newspaper reporter in Central Pennsylvania, Lexington, Kentucky, and Philadelphia, before the publication of her first novel, GOOD IN BED, in 2001. She i......
Jennifer Weiner is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Salinas Valley, California
Born at: 1902-02-27
Died at: 1968-12-20
Number of works: 182
John Steinbeck III was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939 and the novella Of Mice and Men, published in 1937. In all, he wrote twenty-five books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and several collections of short stories......
John Steinbeck is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Born at: 1955-02-08
Number of works: 151
"Long before his name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, he was working 60-70 hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby—writing his first novel. Born on February ......
John Grisham is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Washington DC
Born at: 1977-01-01
Number of works: 21
Jonathan Safran Foer (born 1977) is an American writer best known for his 2002 novel Everything Is Illuminated. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, the novelist Nicole Krauss, and their son, Sasha.
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of following books:
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