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Albert Camus Author
Date: 2013-08-06 Born in Algeria in 1913, Albert Camus published The Stranger-- now one of the most widely read novels of this century-- in 1942. Celebrated in intellectual circles, Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. On January 4,...
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Adrian Beck
Adrian Beck Author
Adrian Beck writes funny, action-packed stories for kids. Adrian produces the TV show, Kids’ WB, and has also worked on The Logie Awards, Carols by Candlelight, Prank Patrol and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Adrian is the author of the Champion Charlies...
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Adam Nickel
Adam Nickel Author
Adam Nickel’s illustration style is very much influenced by mid-century-era design and illustration. He has a background in graphic design and animation. With a client list that includes The Wall Street Journal, Penguin Random House, GQ and New Scientist....
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Alexander Norman
Alexander Norman Author
Alexander Norman has written a number of books with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and has known him personally for over 30 years. He regularly gives lectures on Tibetan history and culture and is fascinated by the country and its people. He lives in the UK.
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Aldous Huxley Author
Aldous Huxley was born on 26 July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early 20s, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923),...
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Aleesah Darlison
Aleesah Darlison Author
Aleesah Darlison is an internationally published, award-winning author. She has written over fifty books for children including picture books, chapter books, novels and series. Aleesah has won or been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Environment...
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Adam Higginbotham
Adam Higginbotham Author
Adam Higginbotham writes for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Wired, GQ, Businessweek, Smithsonian, Men’s Journal, and The Atavist. He began his career in magazines and newspapers in London, where he was the editor-­in-chief of The Face and a...
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Alex Wadelton
Alex Wadelton Author
Alex Wadelton is one of Australia’s most highly regarded advertising writers and creative directors. In 2016, he was rated as one of the world’s top 20 advertising writers. His advertising campaigns have run all around the world. His charity campaigns have...
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Alex Garland Author
Date: 2013-08-06 All of the writers are bestselling authors and critically acclaimed. Alex Garland is the author of the novels The Beach and The Tesseract. In 2003 he wrote the screenplay for 28 Days Later.
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Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas Author
Alexandre Dumas was a French playwright, historian and prolific novelist, penning a string of successful books including The Three Musketeers (1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1845), and Twenty Years After(1845). His novels have been translated into a hundred...
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Author
Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was born at Kislovodsk in 1918. After graduating at Rostov University in mathematics—he took a correspondence course in literature simultaneously—he was called up for the army. He served continuously at the front...
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Alex Miles
Alex Miles Author
Since publishing her first play at age seventeen, Melbourne-based writer Alex Miles has worked across theatre, television and advertising. She wrote under the penname H.I. Larry for eight books in the Zac Power series, imparted wedding wisdom with the book...
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A A Gill Author
A.A. Gill was born in Edinburgh in 1954 and studied at the Slade School of Art. He is the restaurant and television critic for The Sunday Times. He is the author of two novels, Sap Rising and Starcrossed, and two restaurant biographies, The Ivy Cookbook and...
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A D Swanston
A D Swanston Author
Andrew Swanston read law at Cambridge, but was inspired to write by his lifelong interest in early modern history. His Thomas Hill novels – The King’s Spy, The King’s Exile and The King’s Return – are set against the backdrops of the English Civil War, Cromwell’s...
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A E Langsford Author
A.E. Langsford was born in Cheshire in 1959 and educated at the Universities of Newcastle, York and Durham. A.E. Langsford is married to a historian and fellow writer.
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A G Hopkins Author
A. G. Hopkins is Smuts Professor of the History of the Commonwealth at Pembroke College, Cambridge and author of Globalisation in World History.
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A J Baime Author
A. J. BAIME is the New York Times best-selling author of The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War and Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans. Both books are in development for...
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