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Gender: Male
Hometown: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Born at: 1564-04-20
Died at: 1616-04-23
Number of works: 2209
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist......
William Shakespeare is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Conway, South Carolina
Born at: 1948-03-17
Number of works: 79
Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. See this thread for more information. William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian writer who has been called the father of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction, having coined the term cyberspace in 1982 and......
William Gibson is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Burbank
Born at: 1972-07-29
Number of works: 20
Wil Wheaton's successful acting career began in 1986 with acclaimed roles in Stand By Me and Toy Soldiers. He continued to build his resume through his teen years as series regular ‘Wesley Crusher’ on Star Trek: The Next Generation and opposite Robin Williams in Flubber. But Wil is much more tha......
Wil Wheaton is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: New Albany, Mississippi
Born at: 1897-09-25
Died at: 1962-07-06
Number of works: 177
William Cuthbert Faulkner was a Nobel Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. One of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, his reputation is based mostly on his novels, novellas, and short stories. He was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter. The majo......
William Faulkner is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Norwich, Connecticut
Born at: 1950-10-17
Number of works: 12
Wally Lamb is the author of She's Come Undone, The Hour I First Believed, and I Know This Much Is True. Two were featured as selections of Oprah's Book Club. Lamb is the recipient of the Connecticut Center for the Book's Lifetime Achievement Award, the Connecticut Bar Association's Distinguished Pub......
Wally Lamb is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Unkown
Born at: 1968-02-16
Number of works: 198
Has written comics & graphic novels, books, journalism, animation, tv, film, videogames and anything else that looks like it might pay a bill or buy whisky.

Second novel, GUN MACHINE, due from Mulholland Books in autumn of 2012.


Warren Ellis is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: West Hills, Huntington, Long Island, New York
Born at: 1819-05-31
Died at: 1892-03-26
Number of works: 325
Walter Whitman was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist. He was a part of the transition between Transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. His work wa......
Walt Whitman is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: New York, New York
Born at: 1935-12-01
Number of works: 133
Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian and playwright. His large body of work and cerebral film style, mixing satire, wit and humor, have made him one of the most respected and prolific filmmak......
Woody Allen is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Highland Park, Illinois
Born at: 1931-08-12
Number of works: 35
Goldman grew up in a Jewish family in Highland Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, and obtained a BA degree at Oberlin College in 1952 and an MA degree at Columbia University in 1956. William Goldman had published five novels and had three plays produced on Broadway before he began to write screenplay......
William Goldman is the author of following books:
Gender: Male
Hometown: Golden Square, London, England
Born at: 1757-11-28
Died at: 1827-08-12
Number of works: 218
William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake's work is today considered seminal and significant in the history of both poetry and the visual arts. Blake's prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits ......
William Blake is the author of following books:
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