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100 Most Popular Authors: R No.41-50

Gender: Male
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Born at: 1962-10-11
Number of works: 57
When Richard Paul Evans wrote the #1 best-seller, The Christmas Box, he never intended on becoming an internationally known author. His quiet story of parental love and the true meaning of Christmas made history when it became simultaneously the #1 hardcover and paperback book in the nation. Since t......
Richard Paul Evans is the author of following books:
Gender: Unkown
Hometown: Yonkers, New York
Born at: 1926-02-03
Died at: 1992-11-07
Number of works: 18
Richard Yates, or Dickie, shone bright upon the publication of his first novel, Revolutionary Road, which was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. It drew unbridled praise and branded Yates an important, new writer. Kurt Vonnegut claimed that Revolutionary Road was The Great Gatsby of ......
Richard Yates is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Newbury, Berkshire, England
Born at: 1920-05-09
Number of works: 48
Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information. Adams was born in Newbury, Berkshire. From 1933 until 1938 he was educated at Bradfield College. In 1938 he went up to Worcester College, Oxford to read Modern History. On ......
Richard Adams is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Born at: 1932-01-18
Died at: 2007-01-11
Number of works: 75
Robert Anton Wilson became, at various times, an American novelist, essayist, philosopher, polymath, psychonaut, futurist, libertarian and self-described agnostic mystic. Recognized as an Episkopos, Pope, and Saint of Discordianism by Discordians who care to label him as such, Wilson helped publiciz......
Robert Anton Wilson is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Bath
Born at: 1941-01-01
Number of works: 33
"I'm a mystery author, winner of both Agatha and Anthony awards for my Molly Murphy mysteries, set in 1902 New York City. I also write the bestselling Royal Spyness series, about the British royal family in the 1930s. It's lighter, sexier, funnier, wicked satire. It was voted by readers as bes......
Rhys Bowen is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Born at: 1947-01-14
Died at: 2001-02-14
Number of works: 126
Richard Laymon was born in Chicago in 1947. He grew up in California and has a BA in English Literature from Willamette University, Oregon, and an MA from Loyola University, Los Angeles. He has worked as a schoolteacher, a librarian and as a report writer for a law firm. Apart from his novels, he ......
Richard Laymon is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: New York City
Born at: 1968-01-16
Number of works: 3
I love books but don't feel like stars capture what I want to say about them. Many of the books on my list are, in my opinion, amazing. Some I didn't like. But I give them all five stars, because stars make people - including me -- happy. Confused? Me too. If you want to talk about any book I've......
Rebecca Stead is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Bombay
Born at: 1952-07-03
Number of works: 9
Rohinton Mistry is considered to be one of the foremost authors of Indian heritage writing in English. Residing in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Mistry belongs to the Parsi Zoroastrian religious minority.

Author photo courtesy of Faber and Faber website.
Rohinton Mistry is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Glen Cove, New York
Born at: 1953-03-13
Number of works: 64
Ridley Pearson is the author of more than twenty novels, including the New York Times bestseller KILLER WEEKEND; the Lou Boldt crime series; and many books for young readers, including the award-winning children's novels PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS, PETER AND THE SHADOW THIEVES, and PETER AND THE SEC......
Ridley Pearson is the author of following books:
Gender: Female
Hometown: Baraboo, Wisconsin
Born at: 1955-04-18
Number of works: 130
Robin’s first grade teacher wrote on her report card, “Robin keeps the entire class entertained at rug time with her stories.” Even with such an early affirmation, Robin didn’t think much about becoming a writer during high school or college. She was more intrigued by the idea of traveling ......
Robin Jones Gunn is the author of following books:
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