Novelist Authors

Edmond About
French Novelist
Edmond François Valentin About was a French novelist, publicist and journalist. Wikipedia
Peter Abrahams
South African Novelist
Peter Abrahams is a South African novelist, journalist and political commentator. Wikipedia
James Agee
American Novelist
James Rufus Agee was an American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S. Wikipedia
Louisa May Alcott
American Novelist
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Wikipedia
Nelson Algren
American Novelist
Nelson Algren was an American writer. He may be best known for The Man with the Golden Arm, a 1949 novel that won the National Book Award and was adapted as a 1955 film of the same name. Wikipedia
Aaron Allston
American Novelist
Aaron Allston is an American game designer and novelist of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. Wikipedia
Edmondo De Amicis
Italian Novelist
Edmondo De Amicis was an Italian novelist, journalist, poet and short-story writer. His best-known book is the children's novel Heart. Wikipedia
Kingsley Amis
English Novelist
Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. Wikipedia
Guillaume Apollinaire
French Novelist
Guillaume Apollinaire was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic born in Italy to a Polish mother. Wikipedia
Aharon Appelfeld
Israeli Novelist
Aharon Appelfeld is an Israeli novelist. Wikipedia
Sholem Asch
American Novelist
Sholem Asch, born Szalom Asz , also written Shalom Asch , was a Polish-born American Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language. Wikipedia
Margaret Atwood
Canadian Novelist
Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history. She is a winner of the Arthur C. Wikipedia
Louis Auchincloss
American Novelist
Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. Wikipedia
Richard Bach
American Novelist
Richard David Bach is an American writer. He is widely known as the author of the hugely popular 1970s best-sellers Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah, among others. Wikipedia
Paul Bailey
American Novelist
Paul Bailey is a British writer and critic, author of several novels as well as biographies of Cynthia Payne and Quentin Crisp. Wikipedia
Beryl Bainbridge
English Novelist
Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge DBE was an English writer from Liverpool. She was primarily known for her works of psychological fiction, often set among the English working classes. Wikipedia
Nicholson Baker
American Novelist
Nicholson Baker is a contemporary American writer of fiction and non-fiction. Wikipedia
David Baldacci
American Novelist
David Baldacci is a bestselling American novelist. Wikipedia
Faith Baldwin
American Novelist
Faith Baldwin was a very successful U.S. author of romance and fiction, publishing some 100 novels, often concentrating on women juggling career and family. Wikipedia
Honore de Balzac
French Novelist
Honoré de Balzac bal.zak]; 20 May 1799 - 18 August 1850 was a French novelist and playwright. Wikipedia
Henri Barbusse
French Novelist
Henri Barbusse was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party. Wikipedia
Djuna Barnes
American Novelist
Djuna Barnes was an American writer who played an important part in the development of 20th-century English-language modernist writing and was one of the key figures in 1920s and '30s bohemian Paris after filling a similar role in the Greenwich... Wikipedia
Amelia Barr
American Novelist
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was a British novelist. Wikipedia
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
British Novelist
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was a British novelist. Wikipedia
J. M. Barrie
Scottish Novelist
Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland. Wikipedia
John Barth
American Novelist
John Simmons Barth is an American novelist and short-story writer, known for the postmodernist and metafictional quality of his work. Wikipedia
Augusto Roa Bastos
Paraguayan Novelist
Augusto Roa Bastos was a Paraguayan novelist and short story writer. As a teenager he fought in the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, and he later worked as a journalist, screenwriter and professor. Wikipedia
Vicki Baum
American Novelist
Hedwig Baum was an Austrian writer. She is known for Menschen im Hotel , one of her first international successes. Wikipedia
Saul Bellow
American Novelist
Saul Bellow 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. Wikipedia
Gottfried Benn
German Novelist
Gottfried Benn was a German essayist, novelist, and expressionist poet. A doctor of medicine, he initially welcomed but soon thereafter criticized the National Socialist regime. Wikipedia
Arnold Bennett
English Novelist
Enoch Arnold Bennett was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film. Wikipedia
Thomas Berger
American Novelist
Thomas Louis Berger is an American novelist. Wikipedia
Louis de Bernieres
British Novelist
Louis de Bernières is a British novelist most famous for his fourth novel, Captain Corelli's Mandolin. In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the "20 Best of Young British Novelists", part of a promotion in Granta magazine. Wikipedia
Earl Derr Biggers
American Novelist
Earl Derr Biggers was an American novelist and playwright. He is remembered primarily for his novels, especially those featuring the Chinese American detective Charlie Chan, from which popular films were made in the United States and China. Wikipedia
Maeve Binchy
Irish Novelist
Maeve Binchy Snell , known as Maeve Binchy, was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her humorous take on small-town life in Ireland, her descriptive characters, her interest in human nature and... Wikipedia
Countess of Blessington
Irish Novelist
Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington was an Irish novelist. Wikipedia
Roberto Bolano
Chilean Novelist
Roberto Bolaño Ávalos was a Chilean novelist and poet. Wikipedia
Phyllis Bottome
British Novelist
Phyllis Forbes Dennis was a British novelist and short story writer who wrote under her birth name, Phyllis Bottome . Wikipedia
Paul Bourget
French Novelist
Paul Charles Joseph Bourget was a French novelist and critic. Wikipedia
Elizabeth Bowen
Irish Novelist
Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen, CBE was an Irish novelist and short story writer. Wikipedia
Malcolm Bradbury
English Novelist
Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury CBE was an English author and academic. Wikipedia
Barbara Taylor Bradford
English Novelist
Barbara Taylor Bradford, OBE is a best-selling English novelist. Her debut novel, A Woman of Substance, was published in 1979 and has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. It ranks as one of the top-ten bestselling novels of all-time. Wikipedia
John Braine
British Novelist
John Gerard Braine was an English novelist. Braine is usually associated with the Angry Young Men movement. Wikipedia
Alan Brien
English Novelist
Alan Brien was an English journalist best known for his novel Lenin. This took the form of a fictional diary charting Lenin's life from the death of his father to shortly before his own demise in 1924. Wikipedia
Anne Bronte
British Novelist
Anne Brontë was a British novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family. Wikipedia
Charlotte Bronte
British Novelist
Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood, whose novels are English literature standards. She wrote Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell. Wikipedia
Emily Bronte
English Novelist
Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for her solitary novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Wikipedia
Henry Brooke
Irish Novelist
Brigid Brophy
English Novelist
Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey was a British novelist, critic and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights. Wikipedia
Dee Brown
American Novelist
James Buchan
British Novelist
The Honourable James Buchan, born 11 June 1954, is a British novelist and journalist. Wikipedia
Pearl S. Buck
American Novelist
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck , also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu , was an American writer who spent most of her life until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. Wikipedia
Anthony Burgess
English Novelist
John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL  - who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess - was an English writer. Wikipedia
Fanny Burney
English Novelist
Dino Buzzati
Italian Novelist
Dino Buzzati-Traverso was an Italian novelist, short story writer, painter and poet, as well as a journalist for Corriere della Sera. His worldwide fame is mostly due to his novel Il deserto dei Tartari, translated into English as The Tartar Steppe. Wikipedia
James Branch Cabell
American Novelist
James Branch Cabell was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres. Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H. L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis. Wikipedia
George Washington Cable
American Novelist
George Washington Cable was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, Louisiana. Wikipedia
James M. Cain
American Novelist
James Mallahan Cain was an American author and journalist. Although Cain himself vehemently opposed labeling, he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and seen as one of the creators of the roman noir. Wikipedia
Hall Caine
British Novelist
Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine CH, KBE , usually known as Hall Caine, was a Manx author. He is best known as a novelist and playwright of the late Victorian and the Edwardian eras. Wikipedia
Truman Capote
American Novelist
Truman Streckfus Persons , known as Truman Capote , was an American author, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's and the true crime novel In Cold... Wikipedia
Peter Carey
Australian Novelist
Alejo Carpentier
Cuban Novelist
Alejo Carpentier y Valmont was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its famous "boom" period. Wikipedia
Caleb Carr
American Novelist
Caleb Carr is an American novelist and military historian. Wikipedia
Angela Carter
English Novelist
Angela Carter was an English novelist and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works. In 2008, The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Wikipedia
Barbara Cartland
English Novelist
Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland, DBE, CStJ , was an English author, one of the most prolific authors of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Joyce Cary
Irish Novelist
Joyce Cary was an Anglo-Irish novelist and artist. Wikipedia
Ana Castillo
American Novelist
Ana Castillo is a Mexican-American Chicana novelist, poet, short story writer, and essayist. Wikipedia
Brian Celio
American Novelist
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish Novelist
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. Wikipedia
Victor Cherbuliez
French Novelist
Charles Victor Cherbuliez was a French novelist and author. He was born at Geneva, Switzerland and died at Combs-la-Ville. He was the eleventh member elected to occupy seat 3 of the Académie française in 1881. Wikipedia
Charles W. Chesnutt
American Novelist
Charles Waddell Chesnutt was an African American author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South. Wikipedia
Tom Clancy
American Novelist
Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. Wikipedia
Hugo Claus
Belgian Novelist
Hugo Maurice Julien Claus was a leading Belgian author who published under his own name as well as various pseudonyms. Wikipedia
James Clavell
Australian Novelist
James Clavell , born Charles Edmund DuMaresq Clavell, was an Australian-born British novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Wikipedia
Jonathan Coe
English Novelist
Jonathan Coe is an English novelist and writer. His work has an underlying preoccupation with political issues, although this serious engagement is often expressed comically in the form of satire. Wikipedia
Paulo Coelho
Brazilian Novelist
Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. Wikipedia
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
British Novelist
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge was a British novelist and poet who also wrote essays and reviews. She taught at the London Working Women's College for twelve years from 1895 to 1907. Wikipedia
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
French Novelist
Colette was the surname of the French novelist and performer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette . She is best known for her novel Gigi, upon which Lerner and Loewe based the stage and film musical comedies of the same title. Wikipedia
Suzanne Collins
American Novelist
Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and novelist, best known as the author of The New York Times best selling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy . Wikipedia
Wilkie Collins
English Novelist
William Wilkie Collins was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories. He was very popular during the Victorian era and wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, 14 plays, and more than 100 nonfiction essays. Wikipedia
Ivy Compton-Burnett
English Novelist
Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE was an English novelist, published as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the 1955 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel Mother and Son. Wikipedia
Joseph Conrad
Polish Novelist
Joseph Conrad was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in England. He was granted British nationality in 1886, but always considered himself a Pole. Wikipedia
James F. Cooper
American Novelist
Marie Corelli
British Novelist
Marie Corelli was a British novelist. She enjoyed a period of great literary success from the publication of her first novel in 1886 until World War I. Wikipedia
Bernard Cornwell
British Novelist
Bernard Cornwell OBE is a British author of historical novels. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe which were adapted into a series of Sharpe television films. Wikipedia
James Gould Cozzens
American Novelist
James Gould Cozzens was an American novelist. Wikipedia
Harry Crews
American Novelist
Harry Eugene Crews was an American novelist, playwright, short story writer and essayist. Wikipedia
Roald Dahl
British Novelist
Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Edward Dahlberg
American Novelist
Edward Dahlberg was an American novelist, essayist and autobiographer. Wikipedia
Simin Daneshvar
Iranian Novelist
Simin Daneshvar ? was an Iranian academic, novelist, fiction writer and translator, largely regarded as the first major Iranian woman novelist. Daneshvar had a number of firsts to her credit. Wikipedia
Alphonse Daudet
French Novelist
Alphonse Daudet was a French novelist. He was the father of writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet. Wikipedia
Robertson Davies
Canadian Novelist
William Robertson Davies, CC, OOnt, FRSC, FRSL was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. Wikipedia
Don DeLillo
American Novelist
Don DeLillo is an American essayist, novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Wikipedia
Margaret Deland
American Novelist
Margaret Deland was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. She also wrote an autobiography in two volumes. Wikipedia
Anita Desai
Indian Novelist
Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and the Emeritus John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Wikipedia
Colin Dexter
British Novelist
Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, is an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels which were written between 1975 and 1999 and adapted as a television series from 1987 to 2000. Wikipedia
Charles Dickens
English Novelist
Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. Wikipedia
James Dickey
American Novelist
James Lafayette Dickey was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1966. Wikipedia
Alfred Doblin
German Novelist
Bruno Alfred Döblin was a German novelist, essayist, and doctor, best known for his novel Berlin Alexanderplatz . Wikipedia
Richard Dooling
American Novelist
Richard Patrick Dooling is an American novelist and screenwriter. Wikipedia