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Martin Amis

Martin Amis is an English novelist, essayist and short story writer. His works include the novels Money, London Fields and The Information.The Guardian writes that "all his critics have noted...


Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah, the president of the PEN American Center, is the author of The Ethics of Identity, Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy, The Honor Code and the...


Sian Busby

Sian Elizabeth Busby (19 November 1960 - 4 September 2012) was a British writer.The daughter of the Canadian actor Tom Busby and Wendy Russell, she was educated at Creighton School in Muswell Hill and...


C.J. Sansom

Christopher John "C.J." Sansom is an English writer of crime novels. He was born in 1952 and was educated at the University of Birmingham, where he took a BA and then a PhD in history. After...


Robert Harris

Robert Dennis Harris (born 7 March 1957 in Nottingham) is a best-selling English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC TV reporter. He specialises in historical thrillers noted for their...


Claire Etcherelli

Claire Etcherelli was born in 1934 in Bordeaux. Her father died in the war, she was raised by her mother and paternal grandfather . She mostly lived in Bordeaux, in the Basque country and Paris....


Tim O'Brien

Tim O'Brien matriculated at Macalester College. Graduation in 1968 found him with a BA in political science and a draft notice.O'Brien was against the war but reported for service and was...


James Vance Marshall

Pseudonym of Donald Gordon Payne.He lives in Surrey, England, and has four sons and one daughter. The Children, later known as Walkabout, though published under the name James Vance Marshall, was...


Ian Rankin

AKA Jack Harvey.Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982 and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards...


Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano is a French language novelist and winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature.He is a winner of the Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1972, the Prix Goncourt in 1978...


Howard Marks

Howard Marks (born Dennis Howard Marks) is a Welsh author, former teacher and drug smuggler who achieved notoriety as an international cannabis smuggler through high-profile court cases, supposed...


Marlon James

Marlon James is a Jamaican-born writer. He has published three novels: John Crow's Devil (2005), The Book of Night Women (2009) and A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014), winner of the 2015...

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