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Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933). American novelist. He first gained attention with the novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for which he received the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. His fiction is known for its intensely autobiographical character, for philosophically and formally blurring the distinction between reality and fiction, for its "supple, ingenious style" and for its provocative explorations of Jewish and American…

Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933). American novelist. He first gained attention with the novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for which he received the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. His fiction is known for its intensely autobiographical character, for philosophically and formally blurring the distinction between reality and fiction, for its "supple, ingenious style" and for its provocative explorations of Jewish and American…

Isaac Asimov's Predictions for the Year 2014 That He Made For 50 Years in the Future in 1964

Isaac Asimov's Predictions for the Year 2014 That He Made For 50 Years in the Future in 1964

Isaac Asimov (January – April was an American author of books. He was a professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books

Edith Wharton and her dog...wrote one of my personal favorites "Age of Innocence"

Nobody Likes Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. In addition to novels, Wharton wrote at least 85 short stories.

My face looks like a wedding cake that has been left out in the rain.                                    --W.H. Auden

William H Auden- poet 'Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

John Steinbeck - Escritor → "As Vinhas da Ira".

John Steinbeck's friend Ed Ricketts, a marine biologist who wrote Sea of Cortez with Steinbeck. The character Doc in Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday was modeled after Ricketts

Saul Bellow (1915 – 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times and he received the Foundation's lifetime Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1990.

The 10 best Booker prize moments – in pictures

Saul Bellow, ["Henderson the Rain King" "Dean's December" "Seize the Day" etc.

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)  Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851) Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (1852)

Herman Melville (August 1819 – September was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Bartleby, the Scrivener is his best short story.

.Friedrich von Schiller de grote vriend van Goethe

Friedrich von Schiller German writer, poet, essayist and dramatist; friend of Goethe. He was an army surgeon before achieving fame as a writer.

Science fiction heroes, H.G. Wells and Jules Verne

WELLS (Herbert George Wells, English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction. Fiction: The Time Machine The Invisible Man The Island of Doctor Moreau The War of the Worlds The First Men in the Moon The Shape of Things to Com

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Paul Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social…

Maxminimus: Trad Author Updike  --  John Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his "Rabbit" series (the novels Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; and the novella "Rabbit Remembered"), which chronicles the life of the middle-class everyman Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom over the course of several decades, from young adulthood to death.

John Updike (March 1932 – January was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

Philip Roth by Irving Penn ~Via Natasha Dennerstein

Author Philip Roth photographed by Irving Penn, Philip Roth: ‘I’m exactly…

1847-11-08 Abraham 'Bram' Stoker (Author), died 1912-04-20

"How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams." Abraham "Bram" Stoker – - Irish novelist, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

Patrick Modiano. French author who won Nobel Prize in Literature.

Jean Patrick Modiano (born 30 July is a French novelist and recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Bobbo Shantis ”Poor People Must Work” är ju som vi tidigare konstaterat en ultimat ”version” av – inte bara den tyske filosofen Karl Marx bok Das Kapital – utan …

August Strindberg in Dub

August Strindberg -- Self-portrait, Bonniers Förlag, Stockholm, 1886

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