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Science fiction author H.G. Wells (born Sept. 21, 1866). British author H.G. Wells (1866-1946) was a pioneer in the field of science fiction. His famous works include 'The War of the Worlds,' 'The Invisible Man' and 'The Island of Dr. Moreau.'

Science fiction author H. British author H. Wells was a pioneer in the field of science fiction. His famous works include 'The War of the Worlds,' 'The Invisible Man' and 'The Island of Dr.

Rafael Alberti: Goya y Picasso

Rafael Alberti: Goya y Picasso

Nelly Sachs

1966 Literature Nobel Prize (together with Agnon) Nelly Sachs, Germany "for her outstanding lyrical and dramatic writing, which interprets Israel's destiny with touching strength".

Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976) prolific mystery writer, her books are still bestsellers.

Armchair companion to Agatha Christie's short stories. Won the Agatha Award for Nonfiction and was nominated for Anthony and Macavity awards.

"Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, and the Continental Op."

"Samuel Dashiell Hammett - was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, and the Continental Op.

“It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.”  ― John Updike, My Father's Tears and Other Stories. uncredited photo.

Acclaimed author of many classic novels including "Rabbit, Run" is John Updike who was born in Reading, PA

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.

Czeslaw Milosz, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1980: "who with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts", poetry, prose

Czeslaw Milosz, The Nobel Prize in Literature "who with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts", poetry, prose

English poet Rupert Brooke.

Battle of the heart: Was war poet Rupert Brooke a closet heterosexual?

Rupert Brooke Poet Rupert Chawner Brooke (middle name sometimes given as…

Martha Finley

Martha Finley- author of the beloved Elsie Dinsmore series

Agatha Christie  1890 - 1976  Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.

Agatha Christie 1890 - 1976 Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) - German poet, playwright, and theatre director - Photo by Fred Stein, 1935

Bertolt Brecht - German poet, playwright, and theatre director - Photo by Fred Stein, 1935

George Eliot at 30 by François D'Albert Durade. “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”

Mary Ann Evans November 1819 – 22 December alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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