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Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D.

Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D., is the coauthor of Welcome to Your Brain and the former editor in chief of Nature Neuroscience, the leading scientific journal in the field of brain research.

Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch, a London-born writer who has worked on television series, is the author of Midnight Riot, Moon Over Soho, and Whispers Under Ground.

David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch is an internationally bestselling author and award-winning journalist whose first book, Paddling to Jerusalem, won the Madoc Award for Travel Literature in 2001.

Rachel Aaron

Rachel Aaron lives a lovely, nerdy, bookish life in Athens, Georgia, with her four-year-old son, loving husband, and obese wiener dog. She also writes science fiction under the name Rachel Bach. Visit her at

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey (1927–1989) authored many books during his lifetime, including The Monkey Wrench Gang and The Fool's Progress.

Edwin A. Abbott

Edwin A. Abbott (1838–1926) has been ranked as one of the leading scholars and theologians of the Victorian era and is perhaps best known as the author of the mathematical satire and religious allegory Flatland.

Karen Abbott

Karen Abbott is a journalist who has been a staff member of Philadelphia magazine and Philadelphia Weekly.

Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott has taught literature, writing, and film at New York University and at the State University of New York at Oswego.

Victoria Abbott

Victoria Abbott is a pseudonym of writing team Victoria and Mary Jane Maffini. Victoria is an artist, photographer, and short story writer. Mary Jane is an award-winning author whose many honors include the 2012 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Amateur Sleuth, three Arthur Ellis Awards, and an Agatha Award.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recognized by Sports Illustrated and Time magazine as history's greatest basketball player.

Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie is a British fantasy writer best known for his acclaimed First Law Trilogy: The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged, and Last Argument of Kings.

Lisa Abidin

Lisa Abidin is coauthor, with Suzy Giordano, of The Baby Sleep Solution and Teaching Babies to Sleep 12 Hours by 12 weeks.

Daniel Abraham

Daniel Abraham is an author of epic fantasy. His short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies, and his novels include the Dagger and the Coin series. He also writes urban fantasy as MLN Hanover and science fiction with Ty Franck under the name James S. A. Corey. Daniel lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Visit him at

Laurie Abraham

Laurie Abraham is a freelance writer, senior editor of Elle magazine, and the author of Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America.

David Abrams

Named the Department of Defense's Military Journalist of the Year in 1994, David Abrams is the author of Fobbit.

Izzeldin Abuelaish

Izzeldin Abuelaish, M.D., M.P.H., is a Palestinian physician and infertility expert who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip and who now serves as an associate professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Grant Achatz

Grant Achatz is an award-winning chef and the owner of the restaurant Alinea in Chicago. He was named Best Chef in the United States in 2008 by the James Beard Foundation, and he is a columnist for the Atlantic's Food Channel.

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (1930–2013) was a prominent Nigerian writer whose satire and keen ear for spoken language made him one of the most highly esteemed African writers in English. He is the author of Things Fall Apart and a recipient of the Man Booker International Prize.

David Achord

After being honorably discharged as a sergeant in the U.S. Army, David Achord found his true calling in law enforcement. His twenty-five-year career included stints with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and Cumberland University, David is the author of the Zombie Rules series.

Andre Aciman

André Aciman is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Call Me by Your Name, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; the memoir Out of Egypt; and False Papers: Essays on Exile and Memory.

Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman is a bestselling author and poet whose many books include A Natural History of the Senses, A Natural History of Love, and The Zookeeper's Wife, winner of the 2008 Orion Book Award.

Jennifer Ackerman

Jennifer Ackerman is the author of Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body; Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity; and Notes from the Shore.

Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd is the author of Thames; London: The Biography; Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination several successful novels; and the Ackroyd's Brief Lives series.

Angelo Acquista, MD

Angelo Acquista, MD, received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan as an attending physician and clinical instructor. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of The Survival Guide and Mediterranean Meals.

Amir D. Aczel

Amir D. Aczel is the author of fourteen books, including the international bestseller Fermat's Last Theorem and The Mystery of the Aleph.

Eve Adamson

Eve Adamson has authored or co-authored more than forty books, including Baby Steps, Naturally Thin, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Being a Sex Goddess. Eve lives in Iowa with her family.

Cat Adams

Cat Adams is the joint pen-name of USA Today bestselling authors C. T. Adams and Cathy Clamp, authors of the much-lauded Blood Singer series.

C.T. Adams

C.T. Adams is one-half of Cat Adams, the USA Today bestselling author of the Blood Singer series, which begins with Blood Song, and the Sazi series, which begins with Hunter's Moon. Adams lives "deep in the heart of Texas."

Ellery Adams

Ellery Adams is the New York Times bestselling author of the Books by the Bay Mysteries and the Charmed Pie Shoppe Mysteries. Ellery has held many jobs, including caterer, retail clerk, car salesperson, teacher, tutor, and tech writer, all while penning poems, children’s books, and novels. She now writes full-time from her home in Virginia. Visit her at

Scott Adams

Scott Adams launched Dilbert in 1989, and it now appears daily in more than 2,000 newspapers in sixty-five countries, making it one of the most successful comic strips in history.

Will Adams

Will Adams, a full-time writer, is the author of The Lost Labyrinth.

Katherine Addison

Katherine Addison is a pseudonym for Sarah Monette, and she is the author of numerous short fiction titles and two collections. Her short fiction has been selected by The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror and The Year's Best Science Fiction. Katherine lives near Madison, Wisconsin.

Aravind Adiga

Aravind Adiga is a former correspondent for Time magazine and has also been published in the Financial Times.

Lesley Adkins

Lesley Adkins, a historian and an archaeologist, is the author of Empires of the Plain.

Roy Adkins

Roy Adkins, a historian and an archaeologist, is the author of the bestselling Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World.

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins learned to play guitar at an early age and, after signing with Capitol Records, released seven solo albums.

Lara Adrian

Lara Adrian is the author of the New York Times bestselling Midnight Breed series of vampire romance novels. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband. Visit her at


Aesop (620–560 BC) was a slave in ancient Greece who is known only for the genre of fables that are ascribed to him.

Jim Afremow, PhD

Jim Afremow, PhD, LPC, is a sports psychologist and licensed counselor. He has been published in top journals and peer reviewed publications, including the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and Olympic Coach Magazine. Jim lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his family.

Arthur Agatston, M.D.

Arthur Agatston, M.D., is a preventive cardiologist, associate professor of medicine, and the author of the bestselling The South Beach Diet and its many companion books.

Ann Aguirre

Ann Aguirre is the USA Today bestselling author of fiction in a variety of genres, including the Sirantha Jax series, the Enclave series, and the Corine Solomon novels.

Liaquat Ahamed

Liaquat Ahamed has been a professional investment manager for twenty-five years and is currently an adviser to several hedge fund groups, including the Rock Creek Group and the Rohatyn Group.

Frank M. Ahearn

Frank M. Ahearn is an internationally renowned veteran privacy consultant in the business of helping people who want to start a new life. He has been featured in GQ and the London Times.

G. A. Aiken

New York Times bestselling author G. A. Aiken lives on the West Coast and is the creator of the Dragon Kin series.

Thomas à Kempis

Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471) was a late medieval Catholic monk who is known for his devotional book The Imitation of Christ, the most widely translated Christian text after the Bible.

Laila Al-Arian

Laila Al-Arian is a freelance journalist who has written for the Dupont Current newspaper and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.

Susan Albers, PsyD

Dr. Susan Albers is a licensed clinical psychologist and the author of Eating Mindfully, Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful, and Mindful Eating 101. She is a member of the American Psychological Association. She's appeared on the Dr. Oz Show and her work is featured in many magazines including Family Circle and Health. Susan lives in Ohio.

Chris Albertson

Chris Albertson is the acknowledged authority on Bessie Smith. A longtime contributor to Stereo Review, Down Beat, Saturday Review, and other publications, he has written extensive liner notes for jazz and blues albums and has produced a wide array of recordings, radio, and television programs.

Abigail May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) published over thirty books and collections of stories, most notably the groundbreaking coming-of-age novel Little Women.

Elise Alden

Author Elise Alden grew up in Panama and spent several years teaching in Brazil, where she met a travelling Scotsman who later became her husband. Writing as Sienna Bronwyn, she is the author of Pitch Imperfect and Black Hole Bounty. Visit her at

Duncan W. Alderson

Duncan W. Alderson began his career writing advertising copy, then went on to teach English at the Toronto Waldorf High School. A Houston native, he was inspired by pictures of his mother dressed as a flapper in 1920s Texas and spent ten years researching and writing his novel Magnolia City. Duncan lives in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and New York City with his wife. Visit him at

Tiffany Aleman

Tiffany Aleman is the bestselling author of Serenity Falls. She holds an associate's degree as a paralegal from South University. She lives in Georgia with her family.

Toni Aleo

Toni Aleo is the author of the Assassins series, including the titles Taking Shots, Trying to Score, Empty Net, and Falling for the Backup. When not rooting for her beloved Nashville Predators, she's probably attending her husband's and son's hockey games and her daughter’s dance competitions. Toni lives in the Nashville area. Visit her at

Bevin Alexander

Bevin Alexander is the award-winning author of numerous works of military history, including How Great Generals Win, How Wars Are Won, and How Hitler Could Have Won World War II.

Larry Alexander

Larry Alexander is a journalist and columnist for the Intelligencer Journal in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the author of the national bestseller Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers.

Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander is the author of the bestselling novel The Kitchen Boy.

Rebecca Alexander

Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, spin instructor, volunteer, and an extreme athlete who is almost completely blind and deaf. She currently lives in New York City.

Tasha Alexander

Tasha Alexander is the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Emily series and the novel Elizabeth: The Golden Age. She attended the University of Notre Dame, where she studied English and Medieval History. Her work has been nominated for numerous awards and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. She and her husband, novelist Andrew Grant, divide their time between Chicago and the UK.

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was an Italian poet whose masterpiece The Divine Comedy has exerted a profound influence on Western thought.

James Allen

James Allen (1864–1912) was a British writer and pioneer of the self-help movement whose many books include As a Man Thinketh, From Poverty to Power, Eight Pillars of Prosperity, and Above Life's Turmoil.

Peter Allison

Peter Allison's safaris have been featured in National Geographic and Conde Nast Traveler, and on television programs including Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures.

Reginald Allouche

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Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including Candy Freak and My Life in Heavy Metal. He also writes for The New York Times and The Boston Globe. Steve lives outside Boston with his wife and three children.

Mark Alpert

Mark Alpert is the author of the internationally bestselling thriller Final Theory and its sequel, The Omega Theory.

Sascha Alper

Sascha Alper is the wife and business partner of literary agent Larry Weissman. They are based in Brooklyn, New York.

Steve Alten

Steve Alten is the New York Times bestselling author of The Trench, Domain, The Loch, and Goliath, among other novels.

Daniel Altman

Daniel Altman has written for The Economist and the New York Times and is now a columnist for the International Herald Tribune.

HeatherAsh Amara

HeatherAsh Amara is the founder of Toci—the Toltec Center of Creative Intent, based in Austin, Texas. She is the author of The Toltec Path of Transformation and No Mistakes: How You Can Change Adversity into Abundance.

Daniel G. Amen

Daniel G. Amen, M.D., is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain-imaging expert who heads the world-renowned Amen Clinics.

Tana Amen, BSN, RN

Tana Amen, BSN, RN, is a nurse, a health and fitness expert, and a nationally renowned speaker. Tana is also a nutrition consultant and coach for the wildly popular Daniel Plan, an inspirational health movement led by Pastor Rick Warren.

Anita Amirrezvani

Anita Amirrezvani is the internationally bestselling author of The Blood of Flowers, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize, and a former staff writer and dance critic for the San Jose Mercury News and the Contra Costa Times.

Roberto Ampuero

Roberto Ampuero is the internationally bestselling, award-winning author of several novels in Spanish, including Nuestros Años Verde Olivo and ¿Quién mató a Cristián Kustermann?

Christopher Andersen

Christopher Andersen is the critically acclaimed author of twenty-five books, which have been translated into twenty-six languages worldwide.

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish writer who gained fame with his fairy tales, such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Mermaid," which were cleverly written to disguise the tales' sophisticated moral teachings.

Jessica Andersen

New England native Jessica Andersen is the author of the Novels of the Final Prophecy, including Night Keepers and Demon Keepers.

Benedict Anderson

Benedict Anderson is a professor emeritus at Cornell University and the author of Language and Power.

Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author and the chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the Knights of Columbus.

Douglas A. Anderson

Douglas A. Anderson, a leading American Tolkien scholar, is acknowledged as the worldwide expert on the textual history of The Hobbit.

Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson is a professor of history at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the author of Crucible of War.

Hephzibah Anderson

Hephzibah Anderson works freelance as a critic, feature writer, and broadcaster for various British and international outlets, including Vogue, Bloomberg Muse, and BBC Radio Five Live.

Joan Anderson

Joan Anderson is the New York Times bestselling author of A Year by the Sea, A Walk on the Beach, and The Second Journey.

James W. Anderson, M.D.

Currently Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition at the College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, James W. Anderson, M.D., is the founder and president of the Obesity Research Network, a group of leading experts who perform clinical research in the area of obesity.

John Anderson

John Anderson is the author of Burning Down the House and Art Held Hostage.

Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson, one of the most popular writers currently working in the science fiction genre, is the author of more than ninety novels, forty-one of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists.

Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson (1876–1941) had a simple and direct writing style that influenced both Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner. His most notable works include Winesburg, Ohio, Triumph of the Egg, Horses and Men, and A Story Teller's Story.

Susan Anderson

Susan Anderson, a psychotherapist with over thirty years of experience, is an expert on how to overcome abandonment and its aftermath of self-sabotaging patterns. She is also the author of The Journey from Heartbreak to Connection and Taming Your Outer Child. Susan maintains a private practice in Manhattan and Long Island. Visit her at

Taylor Anderson

Taylor Anderson teaches at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, and is the author of The Life and Tools of the Rocky Mountain Free Trapper.

Edmund L. Andrews

Edmund L. Andrews has been a reporter for the New York Times for sixteen years.

Ilona Andrews

Ilona Andrews is the pseudonym for a husband-and-wife writing team who live in Georgia, where they are currently working on Kate Daniels's next adventure.

Sam S. Andrews, M.D.

Sam S. Andrews, coauthor of The New Sugar Busters! is a clinical associate professor of medicine at Louisiana State University and a member of the pancreatic transplant team.

V. C. Andrews

One of the most popular authors of all time, V. C. Andrews (1923–1986) is the author of the bestselling Dollanganger family saga, which began with Flowers in the Attic and includes Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, and Garden of Shadows.

Melissa Anelli

As the webmistress of the Leaky Cauldron (, former New York City features writer Melissa Anelli has been reporting on the Harry Potter phenomenon since 2001.

Tony Angell

Author, illustrator, and sculptor, Tony Angell has won numerous writing and artistic awards for his work on behalf of nature. He has published a number of books, principally about the birds of the Northwest, including Owls, Ravens, Crows, Magpies and Jays, and Marine Birds and Mammals of Puget Sound.

Gianna Angelopoulos

Gianna Angelopoulos is an Olympic organizer, ambassador of the Greek state, lawyer, and former parliamentarian.

Barbara Annis

Barbara Annis, founder and CEO of Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc., is the author of Same Words, Different Language and coauthor, with Michael Gurian, of Leadership and the Sexes.

Pamela Ann

Pamela Ann is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Torn series, the Chasing series, Falling for My Husband, and numerous other novels. She studied fashion marketing in the United Kingdom and has a degree in business. She has a penchant for pastries, dogs, renaissance paintings, steamy angst-filled novels, and traveling. Pamela lives in Los Angeles.


Carol Anshaw

Carol Anshaw is the author of Aquamarine, Seven Moves, and Lucky in the Corner.

Stephen L. Antczak

Stephen L. Antczak is the author of i>God Drug and the short story collections Daydreams Undertaken and Edgewise, among other books.

SFC Frank Antenori, US Army (Ret.)

Frank Antenori, a member of the Special Forces since 1988, has participated in numerous peacetime and wartime operations in support of American interests throughout the world.

Emily Anthes

Emily Anthes is a science journalist whose articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wired, Scientific American, Psychology Today, and other publications. She is also the author of Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind.

Lawrence Anthony

An international conservationist, explorer, and adventurer, Lawrence Anthony is coathor, with Graham Spence, of The Last Rhinos and Babylon's Ark.

Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D.

Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D., is an expert in developmental psychology and a columnist for Scholastic's Parent and Child magazine.

Roy E. Appleman

The late Roy E. Appleman wrote several military history studies, among them South to Naktong, North to the Yalu; Okinawa: The Last Battle; andRidgway Duels for Korea, which won the Truman Library Book Award.

Christian G. Appy

Christian G. Appy is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of two previous books on the Vietnam War. Patriots was a main selection of BOMC and won the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. He lives in Amherst.

Rose Arce

Rose Arce is a television producer at CNN and coauthor, with Soledad O'Brien, of Latino in America.

Zoe Archer

Zoë Archer is an award-winning romance author who writes the acclaimed Blades of the Rose series and the paranormal historical romance series The Hellraisers. She lives in Los Angeles.

Gustavo Arellano

Journalist Gustavo Arellano is the creator and writer of the popular Ask a Mexican! column for the OC Weekly in Orange County, California.

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) was an influential German political theorist and philosopher whose works include The Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition, and Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Vivian Arend

Vivian Arend is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of both contemporary and paranormal fiction, including the Takhini Wolves series, the Granite Lake Wolves series, and the Forces of Nature books.


Aristotle (384–322 B.C.) was a Greek philosopher whose best-known works include Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, and Politics.

Jennifer L. Armentrout

Jennifer L. Armentrout is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Covenant series and the Lux series. She writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance, and she also publishes adult romantic fiction, including the Gamble Brothers series, under the pseudonym J. Lynn. Jennifer lives in West Virginia.

Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour

Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour is a former captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, where she served as the first African American female combat pilot, and a successful motivational speaker whose media appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Jennifer Armstrong

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the author of Why? Because We Still Like You and coauthor of Sexy Feminism.

Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong is the bestselling author of a growing series of novels and novellas in the Women of the Otherworld series, the first two of which are Bitten and Stolen.

Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong is the author of numerous books on religious affairs, including Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions and The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism.

Larry P. Arnn

Larry P. Arnn, the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, is the author or coauthor of several books, including Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education and America's Entitlement Society.

Lou Aronica

Lou Aronica is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction, and he has collaborated on a number of books, including the national bestseller The Culture Code.

Raymond Arroyo

Raymond Arroyo is the news director and lead anchor at the Eternal Word Television Network and the author of the New York Times bestselling biography Mother Angelica.

Keri Arthur

Keri Arthur is the prizewinning author of over twenty novels, including the Ripple Creek Werewolf series, the Spook Squad series, the Damask Circle series, and the Riley Jenson Guardian series.

Erin Arvedlund

Erin Arvedlund is an investigative journalist who has written for Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,, and

Robert Asahina

Robert Asahina, a former editor at George, Harper's, the New York Times Book Review, and the Public Interest, is currently a visiting scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program at New York University.

Jackie Ashenden

Jackie Ashenden lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband, their two kids, and two cats. When she's not torturing alpha males and their stroppy heroines, she can be found drinking chocolate martinis, reading anything she can lay her hands on, posting random crap on her blog, or being forced to go mountain biking with her husband.

Katharine Ashe

Katharine Ashe is the award-winning author of historical romances that reviewers call "intensely lush" and "sensationally intelligent," including How to Be a Proper Lady, an Amazon Editors' Choice for the Ten Best Romances of 2012. She is a 2014 finalist for RWA's RITA Award, and she has won a Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical Romantic Adventure.

Jennifer Ashley

Jennifer Ashley is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of numerous romantic fiction novels, including the Mackenzies series and the Shifters Unbound series. Her many awards include the Golden Quill, the RITA Award, and the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. Jennifer lives in the Southwest.

Katie Ashley

Katie Ashley is a pseudonym for Krista Ashe, the New York Times bestselling author of The Proposition, The Proposal, and Nets and Lies, along with several young adult titles. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Katie taught both middle and high school English. She lives outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Visit her at

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov, who was named "Grand Master of Science Fiction" by the Science Fiction Writers of America, entertained and educated readers of all ages for close to five decades.

Ace Atkins

Ace Atkins is the author of four Nick Travers novels: Crossroad Blues, Leavin' Trunk Blues, Dark End of the Street, and Dirty South.

Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354–430) was a Romanized Berber philosopher and theologian and one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity.

Oliver August

Oliver August was the youngest-ever New York correspondent for the Times of London.

Sandi Ault

Sandi Ault, a former musician, composer, journalist, and newspaper editor, is the author of the Wild mystery series, including Wild Inferno, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2008.

Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (April 121–March 180), Roman emperor from 161 until his death, was the last of the "Five Good Emperors," and his Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a government of service and duty.

Jane Austen

Jane Austen's delightful, carefully wrought novels of manners—Pride and Prejudice and Emma among them—are those rare books that offer us a glimpse at the mores of a specific period while addressing the complexities of love, honor, and responsibility that still intrigue us today.

Paul Auster

Paul Auster is the author of numerous novels, screenplays, and works of nonfiction, as well as a poet, translator, and film director. His many critically acclaimed novels include The Book of Illusions and Oracle Night.

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John Avedon

John F. Avedon has written for The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Maclean's, Parade, and other publications. He lives in New York City.

Denis Avey

Denis Avey is a British Army World War II veteran living in Derbyshire, England.

Judith Schiess Avila

Judith Schiess Avila is a code talker scholar with the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Chautauqua Program.

Tash Aw

Tash Aw is the author of Map of the Invisible World and The Harmony Silk Factory, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Novel and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His other honors include the inaugural M Literary Residency Prize and an O. Henry Award.

Alan Axelrod

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Ian Ayres

Ian Ayres is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management and the author of the bestselling SuperCrunchers.

Paul Babiak, Ph. D.

Paul Babiak, Ph.D., is an industrial and organizational psychologist whose work has been featured in publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Harvard Business Review.

Rachel Bach

Rachel Bach is an author who also writes fantasy under the name Rachel Aaron.

Richard Baer

Richard Baer is the medical director of Medicare in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Charles V. Bagli

Charles V. Bagli, a New York Times reporter who covers the intersection of politics and real estate, is the author of Other People's Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made.

Maziar Bahari

Maziar Bahari is an award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, and human-rights activist who was named a finalist in 2009 for Spain's Prince of Asturias Award for Concord, often described as Spain's Nobel Peace Prize.

Catherine Bailey

Catherine Bailey is the author of The Secret Rooms. She is an award-winning television producer and director, making a range of critically acclaimed documentary films inspired by her interest in twentieth-century history. Catherine lives in West London.

Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Elisabeth Tova Bailey is the author of numerous essays and short stories and has received Pushcart Prize nominations.

Philip Bailey

Philip Bailey is an iconic American R&B, pop, soul, jazz, and gospel singer/songwriter/percussionist best known as the lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Tessa Bailey

Tessa Bailey is the author of the Line of Duty series, which includes the titles Protecting What's His, His Risk to Take, Officer Off Limits, and Asking for Trouble. Tessa lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Michelle Bailat-Jones

Michelle Bailat-Jones is a writer and translator. Her novel Fog Island Mountains won the Christopher Doheny Award from the Center for Fiction in New York City. She is the reviews editor at the webjournal Necessary Fiction, and her fiction, poetry, translations, and criticism have appeared in a number of journals. Michelle lives in Switzerland.

Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair, former chairperson of the FDIC, is the recipient of numerous awards, including the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award and the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Award.

J. I. Baker

J. I. Baker is the executive editor of Conde Nast Traveler and the author of the novel The Empty Glass.

Nicholson Baker

Nicholson Baker has published seven novels and three works of nonfiction, including Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper.

Luis A. Balart, M.D.

Luis A. Balart, M.D., is chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at LSU's school of medicine and coauthor of The New Sugar Busters!.

Rosecrans Baldwin

Rosecrans Baldwin is a founding editor of the popular Web site The Morning News, host of the annual "Tournament of Books," and his work has appeared in New York magazine and the Nation.

Scott Baldyga

Scott Baldyga has written screenplays for hire and has worked as a writer, script supervisor, editor, and composer for film and television.

Bradley Bale, M.D.

Bradley Bale, MD, is a cofounder of the Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center. He has been published in many medical journals and is a noted public speaker.

Pip Ballantine

New Zealand–born fantasy writer and podcaster Pip Ballantine is the author of the Books of the Order and the Shifted World series. She is the recipient of many honors, including an Airship, a Parsec, and a Sir Julius Vogel Award.

Philippa Ballantine

New Zealand born fantasy writer and podcaster Philippa (Pip) Ballantine is the author of the Books of the Order and the Shifted World series. She is also the co-author, with her husband Tee Morris, of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novels. In addition to his work as a fantasist, Morris is also a social media pioneer and the author of Podcasting for Dummies and All a Twitter.

Chris Ballard

Chris Ballard, the author of The Art of a Beautiful Game, The Butterfly Hunter, and Hoops Nation, is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated.

Stacey Ballis

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Richard Bausch

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Pierre Bayard

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Max H. Bazerman

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Melba Pattillo Beals

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Charlie A. Beckwith

U.S. Army colonel Charles A. Beckwith (1929–1994) was the founder and first commanding officer of Delta Force. For his service, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart.

Martha Beck

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Richard Beeman

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Jamie Begley

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Joy Behar

Joy Behar, currently a cohost of ABC's The View, is among today's leading comic talents.

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Michael J. Behe

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Edward Behr

Edward Behr is the founder of the acclaimed food magazine the Art of Eating. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, the Atlantic, Forbes, and the Financial Times.

Peter Beinart

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Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart is the award-winning author of Wag the Dog, on which the film starring Robert DeNiro was based, as well as several other novels, including Salvation Boulevard and No One Rides for Free.

Malcolm Beith

Malcolm Beith, a writer based in Mexico City, has covered the drug war for Newsweek and has contributed to Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, and Jane's Intelligence Weekly.

Jennifer Belle

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Aimee Bender

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Jenn Bennett is the author of the Arcadia Bell urban fantasy series and the Roaring Twenties historical paranormal romance series. She lives near Atlanta.

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Nat Bennett

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Vanora Bennett

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Herbert Benson

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David Berlinski

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Mischa Berlinski

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A. R. Bernard

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Eric Berne

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David Bernstein

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Josh Bernstein

Josh Bernstein is president and CEO of the Boulder Outdoor Survival School (BOSS), an active member of the Explorers Club, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and a patron of the American Museum of Natural History.

Margaret Bernstein

Margaret Bernstein is an award-winning journalist at the Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio.

Sara Tuvel Bernstein

Sara Tuvel Bernstein was born in Romania and became an expert seamstress.

William J. Bernstein

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Daleen Berry

Daleen Berry is an enterprising writer who has written about important social topics such as domestic violence murders, sexual crimes, and mental illness. She is the author of Sister of Silence.

Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry is an assistant professor of history at the University of Georgia and the author of All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South.

Sarah Bessey

Sarah Bessey is a writer and award-winning blogger. She is also an editor at A Deeper Story and a contributor to SheLoves Magazine. Sarah lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia, with her husband, Brian, and their three children. Visit her at

Stephen J. Betchen

Stephen J. Betchen maintains a full-time private practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, specializing in couples therapy and teaches couples therapy in the clinical doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.

The Betches

The Betches are the creators of the popular Web site

Morrison C. Bethea, M.D.

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Jo Beverley

Jo Beverley is the award-winning author of more than thirty novels, including Dare to Kiss, An Unlikely Countess, and The Dragon's Bride. Her many honors include five RITA Awards and two Career Achievement Awards from Romantic Times magazine. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame and Honor Roll.

Damon Beyer

Damon Beyer is a partner at Katzenbach Partners LLC, consulting with senior managers on issues of business strategy, operations effectiveness, leadership, and organizational performance.

Mayim Bialik, Ph.D.

Mayim Bialik is perhaps best known for her lead role as Blossom Russo in the early 1990s NBC television sitcom Blossom, and she currently stars on the top-rated comedy series The Big Bang Theory.

David Bianculli

David Bianculli has been a television critic for more than thirty years and is the author of Teleliteracy: Taking Television Seriously and Dictionary of Teleliteracy: Television's 500 Biggest Hits, Misses, and Events.

Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914?) was one of nineteenth-century America's most renowned satirists, a journalist for forty years, and the author of the Devil's Dictionary and Tales of Soldiers and Civilians.

Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham is the author of the bestsellers The Burning Girl, Sleepyhead, and Scaredy Cat.

Lee Billings

Lee Billings is a science writer whose work has appeared in Nature, New Scientist, and Popular Mechanics, among other publications.

Laurent Binet

Laurent Binet is the author of La Vie Professionnelle de Laurent B. and the novel HHhH, which won the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman.

Stanley Bing

Stanley Bing is a columnist for Fortune magazine and the bestselling author of Sun Tzu Was a Sissy.

Christina Binkley

Christina Binkley is a senior special writer with the Wall Street Journal in Los Angeles.

Martin Binks, Ph.D.

Martin Binks, Ph.D., is the director of behavioral health and the research director at the Duke Diet & Fitness Center.

Najwa bin Laden

Najwa bin Laden, who married her cousin Osama bin Laden at the age of fifteen, is his first wife and the mother to seven of his sons and four of his daughters.

Omar bin Laden

Omar bin Laden, the fourth son of Osama bin Laden, has publicly called for his father to "change his ways" and has not been in contact with Osama bin Laden since before 9/11.

Mike Birbiglia

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has released two critically acclaimed CDs and starred in three Comedy Central specials.

Kate Jarvik Birch

Kate Jarvik Birch is a visual artist, author, playwright, daydreamer, and professional procrastinator. Her essays and short stories have been published in literary journals including Indiana Review and Saint Ann’s Review. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and three kids.

Matt Birkbeck

Matt Birkbeck is an award-winning journalist and the author of A Beautiful Child and A Deadly Secret: The Strange Disappearance of Kathie Durst.

John Birmingham

John Birmingham is the author of Without Warning, Final Impact, Designated Targets, Weapons of Choice, How to Be a Man, and Leviathan, which won the National Award for Nonfiction at Australia's Adelaide Festival of the Arts.

Catherine Birndorf

Catherine Birndorf, M.D., is founding director of the Payne Whitney Women's Program at the New York–Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, where she continues to work as a senior consultant.

George Bishop

George Bishop holds an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he won the department's Award of Excellence for a collection of stories.

Peter Biskind

Peter Biskind, a journalist and a former executive editor of Premiere magazine, is the author of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood and Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film.

Joan Biskupic

Joan Biskupic has covered the U.S. Supreme Court for more than twenty years and is the author of several books, including American Original and Sandra Day O'Connor. She is also editor in charge for legal affairs at Reuters news. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, she is a regular panelist on PBS's Washington Week with Gwen Ifill. Joan lives in Washington, D.C.

Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell is the author of several books, including God Lives in St. Petersburg, The Father of All Things, and Extra Lives. He writes for multiple publications, including, Harper's Magazine, Slate, and The New Republic. He also contributes to Grantland and The New Yorker. Tom lives in Los Angeles, California.

Gabrielle Bisset

Gabrielle Bisset is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Sons of Navarus series. As K. M. Scott, she is the author of the Heart of Stone series. Loving what she does, her stories are filled with steamy sex, great dialogue, and happily ever afters that stay with readers long after they finish. Gabrielle lives in the United States.

Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn is a professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge and the author of Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy.

Pete Blackshaw

Pete Blackshaw is executive vice president of strategic services at Nielsen Online and the author of, which has been named one of the top 100 marketing blogs by Advertising Age magazine.

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell works as a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Ladies' Home Journal, Parenting, and the Chicago Tribune, among other publications. She lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Juliet Blackwell

Juliet Blackwell is the pseudonym for a mystery author who, together with her sister, wrote the Art Lover's Mystery series, which includes Shooting Gallery, Brush with Death, and the Agatha Award–nominated Feint of Art. A former anthropologist and social worker, Juliet currently resides in Oakland, California.

Ken Blackwell

Ken Blackwell, one of America's leading conservative voices, is the author of Rebuilding America and is currently a senior fellow with the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union.

Edwin Black

Edwin Black is the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of IBM and the Holocaust, The Transfer Agreement, and War Against the Weak.

Jenna Black

Jenna Black is the author of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist series; the Guardians of the Night series; and the Faeriewalker Trilogy.

Shayla Black

Shayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty novels. Besides the Wicked Lovers series, she also writes the Doomsday Brethren, Sexy Capers, and, with Lexi Blake, the Masters of Ménage books. Romantic Times has nominated her for a Career Achievement Award for Erotic Romance. Shayla lives in Texas.

Gerald Blaine

As a special agent of the Secret Service on the White House Detail, Gerald Blaine had the privilege of serving three U.S. presidents during one of the most tumultuous times in American history.

Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D.

Pamela D. Blair, Ph.D., is the author of The Next Fifty Years and coauthor, with Brook Noel, of You're Not Alone.

Ryan Blair

Ryan Blair is a self-made multimillionaire and serial entrepreneur who has created and actively invested in multiple start-up companies.

Willa Blair

Willa Blair is the author of bestselling and award-winning Scottish romance with a paranormal twist. Her popular Highland Talents series, set in a pivotal point in Scottish history, is filled with men in kilts, psi talents, and plenty of spice. Married to her own military hero golf fanatic, Willa lives in the Texas Hill Country north of San Antonio.

Lauren Blakely

Lauren Blakely is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Caught Up in Us, Pretending He's Mine, Playing With Her Heart, Trophy Husband, Far Too Tempting, and The Thrill of It, among other contemporary romance titles. She lives in California.

Matthew Blakeslee

Matthew Blakeslee is a freelance science writer based in Los Angeles.

Sandra Blakeslee

Sandra Blakeslee is a science correspondent at the New York Times who specializes in the brain sciences.

Heather Blake

Heather Blake is a pseudonym of Heather Webber, the bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the Nina Quinn Mysteries and the Lucy Valentine books. Heather has been nominated twice for an Agatha Award. She currently lives in the Cincinnati area with her family.

Lexi Blake

Lexi Blake is the author of the Masters and Mercenaries series. She lives in Texas with her husband and three children.

Michael Blanding

Michael Blanding is a Boston-based investigative journalist whose work has appeared in the Nation, the New Republic, Slate, the Boston Globe Magazine, and Boston. He is currently a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute of Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and the author of The Coke Machine: The Dirty Truth Behind the World's Favorite Soft Drink.

Martin J. Blaser

Dr. Martin J. Blaser is the director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University. He founded the Bellevue Literary Review and has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Nature, and the Wall Street Journal. His numerous media appearances include The Today Show, Good Morning America, and CNN. Martin lives in New York City.

Chris Blatchford

Chris Blatchford is an investigative reporter and the author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller Three Dog Nightmare.

William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty is best known for his mega-bestselling novel The Exorcist.

William Bligh

William Bligh (1754–1817) was a British naval officer and colonial governor who is best remembered for the mutiny on the H.M.S. Bounty.

Chelle Bliss

Chelle Bliss is the USA Today bestselling author of the Men of Inked series and Love at Last series. She's an avid reader, consuming contemporary romance, dark reads, and all things erotica. Chelle currently lives in Florida.

R. Howard Bloch

R. Howard Bloch is the Sterling Professor of French and director of the Division of the Humanities at Yale University and the author of God's Plagiarist: Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbé Jacques-Paul Migne.

Stefan Merrill Block

Stefan Merrill Block graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2004. The Story of Forgetting is his first novel.

Lary Bloom

Lary Bloom's writing spans an array of genres—nonfiction and fiction, plays, magazine pieces, and columns for the New York Times.

Lisa Bloom

Lisa Bloom is an award-winning journalist, legal analyst, and trial attorney who formerly hosted a daily, live, national television show on Court TV and appears frequently on such programs as The Early Show and The Dr. Phil Show.

Deborah Blum

Deborah Blum worked as a newspaper science writer for twenty years, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for her writing about primate research, and is the author of Ghost Hunters.

Jenna Blum

Jenna Blum is the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm Chasers and Those Who Save Us, the winner of the 2005 Harold U. Ribalow Prize. Jenna is also one of Oprah's Top 30 Women Writers.

Susan Blum, MD, MPH

Susan Blum, MD, MPH, is the founder of the Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, an advisor to the Institute for Functional Medicine, and serves on the Medical Advisory Board for The Dr. Oz Show.

Antonia Blyth

Antonia Blyth is a health and beauty writer who works with such publications as US Weekly and Marie Claire UK.

Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly (1864–1922) was the pen name of pioneering American investigative journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran, whose best-known works include Ten Days in a Mad-House and Around the World in Seventy-Two Days.

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Benson Bobrick

Benson Bobrick is the author of several critically acclaimed works, including Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired and Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War.

Georgia Bockoven

Georgia Bockoven is the award-winning author of Things Remembered and A Marriage of Convenience, which was made into a CBS Movie of the Week. Her books have sold more than three million copies worldwide. The mother of two, she resides in Northern California with her husband, John. Visit Georgia at

Thomas A. Bogar

Thomas A. Bogar taught theater for forty years, most recently at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. He is the author of John E. Owens, American Presidents Attend the Theatre.

Peter Bognanni

Peter Bognanni, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, is a 2008 Pushcart Prize nominee, and his short story "The Body Eternal" was chosen by Stephen King as one of the 100 Most Distinguished Stories of 2006.

Dave Boling

Dave Boling is a veteran columnist for the Tacoma News Tribune and the author of Tales from the Gonzaga Hardwood.

Mike Bond

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Stephanie Bond

Stephanie Bond is the author of over fifty novels, including the Body Movers series and the Southern Roads trilogy.

William Bonner

William Bonner is the founder, president, and CEO of AGORA Inc. and coauthor of the New York Times bestsellers Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt.

Alastair Bonnett

Alastair Bonnett is a professor of social geography at Newcastle University. He is the author of several books, including What Is Geography?, How to Argue, Left in the Past, and The Idea of the West. He has also contributed to history and current affairs magazines on a wide variety of topics.

Mark Booth

Mark Booth has worked in publishing for over twenty years and is currently in charge of Century, an imprint of Random House UK.

Fergus M. Bordewich

Journalist Fergus M. Bordewich has written on American history as well as human rights and other issues, and he is the author of Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement.

Anais Bordier

Anaïs Bordier graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London with a degree in fashion design. She lives in Paris, where she works as a leather-goods designer for Gerard Darel.

Marcus J. Borg

Marcus J. Borg is the Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture, Emeritus, at Oregon State University and the author of the bestselling Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time and The Heart of Christianity.

Gabor Boritt

Gabor Boritt is director of the Civil War Institute and the Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Walter R. Borneman

Walter R. Borneman is the author of several books, including Polk; 1812: The War That Forged a Nation; and Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land.

Dr. Stephen Boutcher

Dr. Stephen Boutcher is an associate professor at the School of Medical Sciences at the University of New South Wales. He has spent ten years researching the best way to get maximum benefit from nutrition and exercise.

Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman has consulted to businesses around the world on brand and innovation strategy and, as a former director at the William J. Clinton Foundation, she spearheaded major public-private partnerships with Nickelodeon, Rachael Ray, and the NBA.

Joanna Bourne

Joanna Bourne is a RITA Award–winning author of historical romances set in England and France during the Napoleonic Wars, including The Forbidden Rose, My Lord and Spymaster, and The Spymaster's Lady. Joanna lives in the Appalachian Mountains with her family. Visit her at

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is the author or coauthor of many books on health and nutrition, including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Living Low Carb, and The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth.

Oliver Bowden

Oliver Bowden is a pseudonym for an acclaimed novelist.

Jenny Bowen

A former screenwriter and independent filmmaker, Jenny Bowen founded Half the Sky Foundation in 1998 in order to give something back to her adopted daughter's home country and to the many children then languishing behind institutional walls. She was awarded the American Chamber of Commerce's Women of Influence Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Jenny lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her family.

Scotty Bowers

Scotty Bowers is an ex-Marine who served in the Pacific Theater, including Iwo Jima, during World War II.

Valerie Bowman

Valerie Bowman is the award-winning author of the Secret Brides series. She holds a BA in English language and literature from Smith College, and she currently works as a technical writer and editor at a computer software company. Originally from Rantoul, Illinois, Valerie now lives in Jacksonville, Florida. Visit her at

Heather Boyd

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Jennifer Finney Boylan

Jennifer Finney Boylan is a professor of English at Colby College and the author of the bestseller She's Not There.

John Boyne

John Boyne is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of several novels, including Crippen, The Thief of Time, The Congress of Rough Riders, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.

Anthony Bozza

Anthony Bozza is a former Rolling Stone staff writer and author of the New York Times bestsellers Whatever You Say I Am: The Life and Times of Eminem, Tommyland, and Slash.

Patricia Bracewell

Patricia Bracewell is a native of California where she taught literature and composition before embarking upon her writing career. She lives in Northern California with her husband.

Tara Brach, PhD

Tara Brach, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and popular teacher of mindfulness (vipassana) meditation. She is founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, and teaches meditation at centers throughout the United States. She is also the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge.

Travis Bradberry

Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., is president and cofounder of TalentSmart, a think tank and consultancy, and coauthor of The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book.

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury (1920–2012) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and poet. Among his best-known works are The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Fahrenheit 451.

Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley served three terms as the U.S. senator from New Jersey, and he is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Time Present, Time Past and Values of the Game.

Celeste Bradley

Celeste Bradley is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous historical romances, including the Runaway Brides series, the Heiress Brides series, and the Royal Four novels.

Eden Bradley

Eden Bradley is the author of several erotic romances including Pleasure's Edge, The Dark Garden, and Forbidden Fruit. Two of her books have been Romantic Times Top Picks, and her novel Forbidden Fruit was profiled in Cosmopolitan Magazine's Red Hot Reads column in 2008. Eden lives in Texas.

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Bestselling author Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930–1999) wrote The Mists of Avalon, Lady of Avalon, and The Firebrand, as well as the immensely popular Darkover series.

Shelley Bradley

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John Bradshaw

John Bradshaw is the Walham Director of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol and the author of Dog Sense, as well as numerous academic papers on human-animal interactions.

John Bradshaw

John Bradshaw has been at the forefront of the self-help and recovery field for more than twenty years and is the New York Times bestselling author of books including Reclaiming Virtue and Bradshaw On: Homecoming.

James Brady

James Brady (1928–2009), creator of the "Page Six" gossip column in the New York Post and long-time writer of the "In Step With" column in Parade magazine, is the author of the New York Times bestseller Warning of War and the highly praised memoir The Coldest War, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Sally Ryder Brady

Sally Ryder Brady, a writer, an agent, a teacher, and an editor, is the author of the highly successful novel Instar.

Kate Braestrup

Kate Braestrup is a Unitarian-Universalist chaplain to the Forest Service in Maine and the author of the novel Onion and the memoir Here If You Need Me, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for nonfiction.

Rodric Braithwaite

Rodric Braithwaite, a former diplomat and writer, is the author of a number of books on Russia, including Across the Moscow River, Russia in Europe, and Engaging Russia: A Report to the Trilateral Commission.

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando, widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, appeared in more than forty films and won Academy Awards for his performances in On the Waterfront and The Godfather.

H. W. Brands

H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominees Traitor to His Class and The First American.

Buck Brannaman

Buck Brannaman is the inspiration for the novel and feature film The Horse Whisperer. The author of Ranch Roping and coauthor of Believe: A Horseman's Journey, he has started more than 10,000 young horses in his clinics.

Michael Braungart

Michael Braungart is a chemist and the founder of the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA) in Hamburg, Germany.

T. Berry Brazelton

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T. H. Breen

T. H. Breen is the William Smith Mason Professor of American History at Northwestern University and the author of several works of history, including The Marketplace of Revolution.

Tom Breitling

Tom Breitling, cofounder of, runs an independent film production company in Las Vegas.

Richard Breitman

Richard Breitman is a professor in the department of history at American University. He is the author or coauthor of several books on German history, U.S. history, and the Holocaust, including Hitler's Shadow and Official Secrets.

Chrisann Brennan

Chrisann Brennan is a painter living in the San Francisco Bay Area.The Bite in the Apple is her first book.

Jimmy Breslin

Pulitzer Prize winner Jimmy Breslin is the the author of multiple bestselling and critically acclaimed books, including The Good Rat, The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez, and Can't Anybody Here Play This Game?

Jess Brevin

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Kate Brian

Kieran Scott writes under the pen name Kate Brian, whose best-known books are The Princess and the Pauper, Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys, Fake Boyfriend, and the bestselling Private series.

Andrew Bridge

Andrew Bridge is a dedicated and vocal advocate for children in foster care.

O. J. Brigance

O. J. Brigance is currently the senior adviser of player development for the Baltimore Ravens. He created the Brigance Brigade Foundation to raise awareness and funding for ALS research and patient services.

Terry Brighton

Master historian Terry Brighton is curator of the Queen's Royal Lancers Museum and the author of Hell Riders: The True Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade.

Emily Brightwell

Emily Brightwell is the author of more than forty novels, including the extensive Mrs. Jeffries mystery series. She holds a degree in American studies from California State University.

Amy Brill

Amy Brill is a writer and producer who has worked for PBS and MTV. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has been awarded fellowships by the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Millay Colony, and the American Antiquarian Society, among others.

Nancy G. Brinker

Nancy G. Brinker is the founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and serves as the Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control for the United Nations World Health Organization.

Alan Brinkley

Alan Brinkley is the Allan Nevins Professor of American History at Columbia University and the author of Voices of Protest, which won the National Book Award for History, and The Unfinished Nation.

Andre Brink

André Brink is the award-winning author of numerous novels, including A Dry White Season, Imaginings of Sand, The Rights of Desire, and The Other Side of Silence.

John Brockman

The founder and publisher of the influential online science salon, John Brockman is the editor of This Will Make You Smarter, What We Believe but Cannot Prove, What Is Your Dangerous Idea?, and other volumes. He is also the CEO of the literary agency Brockman, Inc. John lives in New York City.

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich is the real-life inspiration behind the Oscar-winning movie that bears her name. Today she continues to do legal work as a director of environmental research and is involved in consulting on numerous toxic waste investigations.

Pope Brock

Pope Brock is the author of Indiana Gothic and a former staff writer at GQ.

Harry Brod

Harry Brod is the editor or coeditor of several books, including Brother Keepers, Theorizing Masculinities, and A Mensch Among Men.

Chris Brogan

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K. Bromberg

K. Bromberg was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from the University of California at San Diego with bachelor's degrees in economics and political science. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their three young children. Visit her at

Anne Bronte

Anne Brontë (1820–1849), a British novelist and poet, was the youngest member of the famous Brontë literary family and the author of the novels Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855) was an acclaimed English novelist and poet. She is best know for her masterpiece Jane Eyre, but she is also the author of Shirley and The Professor.

Emily Bronte

Emily Brontë (1818–1848) authored the eighteenth-century romance Wuthering Heights, her only novel, as well as a volume of poetry together with her sisters Charlotte and Anne.

Christina Brooke

Christina Brooke is the award-winning author of the Ministry of Marriage series and the Westruthers series. A Golden Heart winner and two-time RITA finalist, Christina's books have also been nominated for Romantic Times magazine's Reviewers' Choice Award, as well as for the Bookseller's Best and the Australian Romantic Book of the Year Award. Christina lives in Australia.

Richard Brookhiser

Richard Brookhiser is the author of What Would the Founders Do? and the writer and host of the critically acclaimed PBS documentary Rediscovering George Washington.

Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks has written and directed several classic American comedies, including Lost in America, and, as an actor, received an Academy Award nomination for his role in Broadcast News.

Arthur C. Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute, a public policy think tank in Washington, D.C. He is the author of a number of books, including The Battle, Gross National Happiness, and Who Really Cares.

Meljean Brook

Meljean Brook is the New York Times bestselling author of the Guardian paranormal romance series and the Iron Seas steampunk series.

Rob Broomby

Rob Broomby is a BBC journalist who first chronicled Denis Avey's story of breaking into the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.

Marcus Brotherton

Marcus Brotherton, a former newspaper reporter and a professional writer, is the author or coauthor of seventeen books.

Philip Delves Broughton

Philip Delves Broughton served as the New York and Paris bureau chief for the Daily Telegraph of London from 1998 to 2004, and his work has also appeared in the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal.

David Browne

David Browne is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and the author of Dream Brother, Amped, and Goodbye 20th Century. He also contributes to the New York Times, the New Republic, Spin, NPR, and other outlets. David lives in New York City.

Janet Browne

Janet Browne is the author of Charles Darwin: Voyaging and Charles Darwin: The Power of Place, a landmark two-volume biography of Charles Darwin.

Guy Browning

Guy Browning, a humorist and after-dinner speaker, is the author of the bestselling Never Push When It Says Pull and Maps of My Life.

Lars Brownworth

Lars Brownworth is the author of Lost to the West and creator of the genre-defining history podcast "12 Byzantine Rulers." Lars has written for the Wall Street Journal, and he has been profiled in the New York Times. He lives in Maryland with his wife. Visit him at

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than sixty books, including the cowboy romance series the Lucky Trilogy, the Honky Tonk series, and the Spikes & Spurs series. A RITA finalist, she has also written more than forty sweet romances, which include several historical series as well as contemporary stand-alone romance novels.

Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Diablo Valley College, the University of California at Berkeley, and UCLA. He taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford before becoming a technical writer and editor. He now writes narrative nonfiction books full-time. Daniel and his wife live outside of Seattle, Washington.

Jake Brown

Nashville-based music biographer Jake Brown is the author or coauthor of many books, including Rick Rubin: In the Studio, Lil Wayne: An Unauthorized Biography, and AC/DC in the Studio: The Stories Behind Every Album.

Karen Brown

Karen Brown is the author of Little Sinners and Other Stories, which was named a Best Book of 2012 by Publishers Weekly, and Pins and Needles: Stories, which was the recipient of AWP's Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction.

Nina W. Brown, Ed.D., LPC

Nina W. Brown, Ed.D., LPD, is a professor in the Educational Leadership and Counseling Department at Old Dominion University and the author of seventeen books, including Working with the Self-Absorbed.

Rita Mae Brown

Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Rubyfruit Jungle, The Hounds and the Fury, and the Sneaky Pie Brown mystery series.

Ryk Brown

Ryk Brown is the author of the Frontiers Saga series. He currently works as a computer technician, and he has also worked as a cook, rock guitarist, stage lighting technician, and paramedic. Ryk lives in northern California with his wife and daughter.

Victoria Brown

Victoria Brown was born in Trinidad and at just sixteen years old came alone to New York, where she worked as a full-time nanny for several years. She majored in English at Vassar College before attending the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.

Matthew Brzezinski

Matthew Brzezinski is the author of books including Casino Moscow, Fortress America, and Red Moon Rising.

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski served as national security adviser to President Carter from 1977 to 1981.

Cathy Marie Buchanan

Cathy Marie Buchanan's fiction has appeared in some of Canada's premier journals, including the Antigonish Review, the Dalhousie Review, Descant, and the New Quarterly.

John Buchan

John Buchan (1875–1940) was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet, and novelist who is best known for his thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps and Greenmantle.

Raymond Buckland

Raymond Buckland is the bestselling author of more than sixty books, including Buckland's Book of Spirit Communications, Practical Candleburning Rituals, and Solitary Séance.

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza has interned in the office of former Clinton adviser James Carville, worked as a polling and targeting analyst for the 2008 presidential election at Campaign to Defend America, and served as deputy press secretary for the Democratic National Committee.

Craig Buck

Craig Buck is a film and television writer and producer and coauthor, with Susan Forward, of Betrayal of Innocence and Money Demons.

Stephen Budiansky

Stephen Budiansky is a military historian and the author of several books about military history, intelligence and espionage, science, and the natural world, including Battle of Wits, The Bloody Shirt, and Her Majesty's Spymaster.

Christopher Buehlman

Christopher Buehlman is the author of the literary horror novels Those Across the River and Between Two Fires. The winner of the 2007 Bridport Prize in poetry, he is also the author of several provocative plays, including Hot Nights for the War Wives of Ithaka.

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is the author of several books, including The Predictioneer's Game; Principles of International Politics; Predicting Politics; Strategy, Risk and Personality in Coalition Politics; and the coauthor of many others.

Mary Buffett

Mary Buffett's own business acumen can be measured by her success as CEO of Superior Assembly, a very successful commercial and motion picture editing company, with clients including Madonna and Coca-Cola. She lives in Southern California.

Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch (1796&8211;1867) was an American author who is best known for his mythological collection Bulfinch's Mythology, originally published in three volumes as The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne.

John Buntin

John Buntin, the author of L.A. Noir, is a staff writer at Governing magazine, where he covers crime and urban affairs.

John Bunyan

John Bunyan (1628–1688) was a Puritan preacher and writer born in Elstow, England. He wrote about sixty books and tracts during his lifetime, including his classic The Pilgrim's Progress.

Wendy Burden

Wendy Burden, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, is a former illustrator, zookeeper, taxidermist, and owner and chef of the bistro Chez Wendy.

R. V. Burgin

R. V. Burgin served as a sergeant in the First Marine Division in World War II and was awarded a Bronze Star for his actions in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.

Frances Hodgson Burnett

English-born novelist Frances Hodgson Burnett was best known for her children's stories, particularly Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden, and A Little Princess.

David D. Burns, M.D.

David D. Burns, M.D., is an adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of the bestselling Feeling Good.

James MacGregor Burns

James MacGregor Burns was the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College. He also served as president of the American Political Science Association. He authored or coauthored more than two dozen books, including Roosevelt: Soldier of Freedom, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and Running Alone.

Brian David Burrell

Brian David Burrell teaches mathematics and statistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is the author of Postcards from the Brain Museum.

Jay Burreson

Jay Burreson, Ph.D., has worked as an industrial chemist and held a National Institutes of Health special fellowship at the University of Hawaii.

Edgar Rice Burroughs

American novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875–1950) is best-known for creating the world-famous characters Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, and the invincible John Carter of the Mars series.

Grace Burrowes

Grace Burrowes is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Lonely Lords series and the extensive Windham series. Her debut, The Heir, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2010, and its follow-up, The Soldier, was named a Publishers Weekly Best Spring Romance of 2011. A practicing family law attorney, Grace lives in rural Maryland.

Edwin G. Burrows

Edwin G. Burrows is a distinguished professor of history at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and coauthor, with Mike Wallace, of Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Chandler Burr

Chandler Burr is the New York Times perfume critic and the author of The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses.

Andrew Burstein

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Jaci Burton

Jaci Burton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of over fifty books, including the Play-by-Play series, the A Storm for All Seasons series, and the Wild Riders series. She won the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award in 2006. Jaci lives in Oklahoma. Visit her at

Mary Burton

Mary Burton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several historical romance and romantic suspense novels, including Senseless, Dying Scream, and Dead Ringer.

Richard F. Burton

Richard F. Burton (1821–1890) was a British explorer, writer, soldier, linguist, poet, and diplomat. He was a prolific and erudite author and wrote numerous books and scholarly articles about such subjects as human behavior, travel, fencing, sexual practices, and ethnography.

David M. Buss

David M. Buss, one of the founders of the field of evolutionary psychology, is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of several books, including The Evolution of Desire and The Dangerous Passion.

Shannon K. Butcher

Shannon K. Butcher is the author of several paranormal romance novels, including Love You to Death and No Control.

Tim Butcher

Tim Butcher is a bestselling author and explorer whose books blend history with travel. His first book, Blood River, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, and his second, Chasing the Devil, was longlisted for the Orwell Prize. Tim is a former foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph. He lives in Cape Town with his family.

Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler (1835–1902) was an iconoclastic Victorian author whose most famous pieces are the Utopian satire Erewhon and the posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh.

John Butman

John Butman is the author, editor, or collaborating writer of more than a dozen books on business management and social change, including Grapevine, with Dave Balter.

Paula Butturini

Journalist Paula Butturini has worked in overseas bureaus in London, Madrid, Rome, and Warsaw for United Press International and the Chicago Tribune.

Rob Buyea

Rob Buyea teaches biology at Northfield Mount Hermon School. He is the author of Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again.

Michael Byers

Michael Byers is the author of the story collection The Coast of Good Intentions, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the acclaimed novel Long for This World, winner of the First Novel Award from Virginia Commonwealth University.

William F. Bynum

William F. Bynum is the author or coauthor of several published works, including Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, Great Discoveries in Medicine, and The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction.

Rhyannon Byrd

Rhyannon Byrd is an avid, longtime fan of romance and the author of more than twenty erotic and paranormal titles, including the Bloodrunners series and the Primal Instinct series.

Trevor Byrne

Trevor Byrne attended Trinity College and the University of Glamorgan, where he is currently a tutor of creative writing.

John T. Cacioppo

John T. Cacioppo is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.

Deborah Cadbury

Deborah Cadbury is an award-winning TV producer for the BBC and the author of numerous acclaimed books, including The Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, The Lost King of France, and Chocolate Wars. Deborah lives in London.

Jack Cafferty

Jack Cafferty is a CNN host and commentator who appears regularly on the network's popular news program The Situation Room, as well as the author of the New York Times bestseller It's Getting Ugly Out There.

Andrea Cagan

Andrea Cagan is a freelance writer who has worked with many bestselling authors.

Lynn Cahoon

Lynn Cahoon is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Tourist Trap Mystery series. Lynn has also authored several romance novels and novellas, including The Bull Rider's Keeper, Marriage Not Included, Shawnee Holiday, and Return of the Fae, which was a finalist for a Readers' Crown and a RONE Award.

Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine is the author of the popular Weather Warden series, the Morganville Vampires series, and the Outcast Season series, as well as many other books.

Frank Calabrese, Jr.

Frank Calabrese, Jr., lived in his native Chicago for thirty-nine years. Mentored by his father and brought into the Chicago outfit at age eighteen, he coauthored Operation Family Secrets.

Gail Caldwell

Gail Caldwell is the chief book critic for the Boston Globe, where she has been a staff writer and critic since 1985, and the author of A Strong West Wind.

Deb Caletti

Deb Caletti, a National Book Award finalist, is the author of The Story of Us; Stay; Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; and Wild Roses.

John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun (1782–1850) was a leading politician and political theorist during the first half of the nineteenth century.

Joseph A. Califano Jr.

Joseph A. Califano, Jr. is the author of several books, including How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid and High Society. He served as President Johnson's top White House domestic aide from 1965 to 1969 and as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1977-1979. Joseph lives in Connecticut.

Colin G. Calloway

Colin G. Calloway is Professor of History and Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. His most recent work, One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West Before Lewis and Clark, received the Ray Allen Billington Prize, the Merle Curti Award, and many other prizes, and was named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year.

Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (1923–1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy, the short story collection Cosmicomics, and the novels Invisible Cities and If on a Winter's Night a Traveler.

Chelsea M. Cameron

Chelsea M. Cameron is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Nocturnal, Whisper, My Favorite Mistake, and the Fall and Rise series, among other titles.

W. Bruce Cameron

W. Bruce Cameron is the New York Times bestselling author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, which became a hit television series, and his nationally syndicated column is read by over three million readers every week.

Donald Cammell

Donald Cammell (1934–1996) was best known for his films Performance, Demon Seed, and Wild Side.

Anna Campbell

Anna Campbell has twice been voted Favorite Australian Romance Writer by the Australian Romance Readers Association (2009 and 2010). Among her many novels are the multi-award winning Claiming the Courtesan and Captive of Sin, which was among Publishers Weekly's Top 100 Books of 2009.

Donovan Campbell

U.S. Marine captain Donovan Campbell finished first in his class at the Marines' Basic Officer Course, served two combat deployments in Iraq, and is now on his third combat deployment to Afghanistan.

David E. Campbell

David E. Campbell is the John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and the author, coauthor, or editor of several books, including Why We Vote and A Matter of Faith

Drusilla Campbell

Drusilla Campbell is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Little Girl Gone, Wildwood, The Edge of the Sky, Bone Lake, and Blood Orange.

James Campbell

James Campbell is the author of The Final Frontiersman and has written for Outside magazine, as well as many other publications.

Ramsey Campbell

Ramsey Campbell is an author, editor and critic who has been writing for well over fifty years.

Steph Campbell

Steph Campbell is the author of several novels, including Delicate, Beautiful Things Never Last, My Heart for Yours, and A Toast to the Good Times.

W. Keith Campbell, PhD

W. Keith Campbell, PhD, is the author of When You Love a Man Who Loves Himself. Keith lives in Athens, Georgia, with his wife and daughters.

Emma Campion

Emma Campion is a pseudonym of Candace Robb, the author of the Margaret Kerr mysteries and the Owen Archer mysteries. Emma did her graduate work in medieval literature and history, and she is the author of the critically acclaimed novel The King's Mistress. She lives in Seattle. Visit her at

Christian Cantrell

Christian Cantrell is a science fiction writer and software developer living in Northern Virginia whose short stories include "The Epoch Index" and "Human Legacy Project."

Jerry Capeci

Jerry Capeci, a New York-based award-winning reporter, columnist, and author for more than four decades, has written or coauthored seven books about the Mafia, including Murder Machine and Mob Star: The Story of John Gotti.

Peter Cappelli

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Philip Caputo

Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Caputo is the author of eight works of fiction—including Exiles, The Voyage, and Acts of Faith—two memoirs, and four works of nonfiction.

Lorenzo Carcaterra

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Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone is an international sales expert, sales trainer, motivational speaker, and the author of Closer's Survival Guide and Sell to Survive.

David Carey

David Carey is a senior writer for the Deal, a news service and magazine covering private equity and mergers and acquisitions. He has followed the buyout industry for more than fifteen years and is a frequent guest on CNBC.

Jacqueline Carey

Jacqueline Carey is the author of Godslayer, Banewreaker, and the nationally bestselling Kushiel's Legacy series.

Mike Carey

Mike Carey is the acclaimed writer of Lucifer and Hellblazer (now filmed as Constantine).

Peter Carey

Peter Carey is the author of nine novels, including the Booker Prize-winning Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang.

Thomas J. Carey

Thomas J. Carey has spent more than twenty years investigating the Roswell incident. The holder of a master's degree in anthropology, he is an Air Force veteran who held a top secret security clearance. He is also coauthor, with Donald R. Schmitt, of the bestseller Witness to Roswell.

Tom Carhart

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Renee Carlino

Renée Carlino lives in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and their sweet dog, June. When she's not at the beach with her boys or working on her next book, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate. Visit her at

Peter Ames Carlin

Peter Ames Carlin has been a columnist for the Oregonian newspaper since 2000, and he is the author of Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson.

Philip Carlo

Philip Carlo grew up in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, amidst the world's highest concentration of Mafia members. His intimate knowledge of their walk and their talk helped him become a successful crime writer. His breakthrough, the critically acclaimed The Night Stalker, chronicles the brutal career of serial killer Richard Ramirez. Carlo lives in New York.

Elliot Carlson

Elliot Carlson is a longtime journalist who has worked for such newspapers and magazines as the Honolulu Advertiser, the Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek. He holds degrees from Stanford University and the University of Oregon and lives with his wife in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Kristine Carlson

Kristine Carlson is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love and Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women.

Rhonda Carlson

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Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

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Lüc Carl

Lüc Carl is a night club manager, long distance runner, promoter, musician, DJ, author, bartender, certified personal trainer, and semiprofessional bowler living in New York City.

The Countess of Carnarvon

Lady Fiona Carnarvon married the current Earl of Carnarvon in 1999, and they took over the tenureship of Highclere Castle in 2001.

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late nineteenth century. He was also one of the most important philanthropists of his era.

Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.

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Novella Carpenter

Novella Carpenter attended Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied under Michael Pollan for two years, and her writing has appeared in,, and Mother Jones.

Emmanuel Carrere

Emmanuel Carrère, one of France's most critically acclaimed writers, is the author of several screenplays and novels, including The Adversary, a New York Times Notable Book.

Andrew Carroll

Andrew Carroll is the founder of the Legacy Project ( and the editor of several bestselling books, including Letters of a Nation.

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll (1949–2009) was an author, poet, and punk musician best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The Basketball Diaries, which was adapted into a film in 1995.

James Carroll

James Carroll is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a regular contributor to the Daily Beast. A bestselling author, his many publications include Crusade, House of War, Secret Father, and An American Requiem, which won the National Book Award.

Lewis Carroll

English writer and mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), who wrote under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was especially known for his children's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

Linda Carroll

Linda Carroll is a nationally respected health writer who has covered a broad range of health topics for, the New York Times, and other publications.

Sean B. Carroll

Sean B. Carroll is an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a professor of genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll, Ph.D., is a theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology and the author of the graduate-level textbook Spacetime and Geometry.

Howie Carr

Howie Carr is a popular radio talk show host who is syndicated across New England. Known for his scathing exposes of local politicians, he has raised lots of eyebrows and voices over the years. He's famous for pushing the envelope and not regretting that he went too far. He has also been featured regularly on NBC, MSNBC, C-SPAN, Court TV, CNN, and the Fox News Network.

Christine Carter, Ph.D.

Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the executive director of the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California–Berkeley.

Mary Carter

Mary Carter is the author of many novels, including Three Months in Florence, The Things I Do for You, My Sister's Voice, and Sunnyside Blues. Her work also appears in the New York Times bestselling anthologies No Place Like Home and Holiday Magic. She lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Zoe FitzGerald Carter

Zoe FitzGerald Carter is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and has written for numerous publications, including New York magazine, the New York Observer, Premiere, and various national magazines.

Evan Carton

Evan Carton is professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

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James Carville

James Carville is one of the best-known and most-loved political consultants in American history and the author of six New York Times bestsellers, including We're Right, They're Wrong: A Handbook for Spirited Progressives.

June Casagrande

June Casagrande writes a popular and very humorous "A Word, Please" grammar column for five Los Angeles Times Community News papers.

Kathryn Casey

Kathryn Casey is an award-winning journalist and the author of several highly acclaimed true crime books, as well as the Sarah Armstrong mystery series.

Michael J. Casey

Michael J. Casey is a managing editor and columnist covering global financial markets at Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of Che's Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image.

Dakota Cassidy

Dakota Cassidy is the nationally bestselling author of more than a dozen books of contemporary and paranormal romance, including the Accidentally Paranormal series, the Ex Trophy Wives series, and the Hell series. She lives in Oregon with her dogs and her husband. Visit Dakota at

Sarah Castille

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah Castille writes contemporary erotic romance and romantic suspense featuring blazingly hot alpha males and the women who tame them. A recovering lawyer, she worked and traveled abroad before trading in her briefcase and stilettos for a home in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. Readers can find her at

Kendra Leigh Castle

Kendra Leigh Castle is the author of numerous series, including the MacInnes Werewolves trilogy, the Hearts of the Fallen series, and the Dark Dynasties series. She is a RITA Award finalist. Kendra lives in Maryland with her family. Visit her at

Richard Castle

Richard Castle, played by actor Nathan Fillion, is the author of numerous bestsellers, including the critically acclaimed Derrick Storm series. His first novel, In a Hail of Bullets received the Nom DePlume Society's prestigious Tom Straw Award for Mystery Literature.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro is the current president of Cuba, though his duties have been transferred to the first vice president due to his failing health.

Bailey Cates

Bailey Cates is the author of the Magical Bakery Mystery series, which includes Brownies and Broomsticks and Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti. She has studied philosophy, English, and history, and has held a variety of positions, ranging from driver's license examiner to soap maker. She also writes the Home Crafting Mysteries as Cricket McRae. Bailey lives in Colorado.

Willa Cather

One of the great American writers of the twentieth century, Willa Cather is the author of such classics as O Pioneers! My Ántonia, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning One of Ours.

Bruce Catton

Bruce Catton (1899–1978) was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. He was one of four founders of American Heritage magazine, where he served as a writer, reviewer, and editor.

Gina Cavallaro

Gina Cavallaro, one of America's most experienced war correspondents, is a writer for the Army Times and the Marine Corps Times.

Hugh B. Cave

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Cassidy Cayman

Cassidy Cayman is the author of the Lost Highlander series. She loves writing, reading, Highlanders, knitting, cats, and sci-fi television shows. Visit her at

Katherine Center

Katherine Center is the author of The Bright Side of Disaster, Everyone Is Beautiful, and Get Lucky, three novels about love and family.

Douglas Century

Douglas Century is the author of Barney Ross and Street Kingdom, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Takedown.

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616) was a Spanish novelist, playwright, and poet, best known as the creator of Don Quixote, the most famous figure in Spanish literature.

Jonathan Chait

Jonathan Chait is the senior editor at the New Republic and writes the magazine's signature TRB column.

Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain is the internationally bestselling author of over twenty novels, including The Midwife's Confession, The Good Father, and The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes. A RITA Award winner, she holds a master's degree in social work from San Diego State University. Diane lives in North Carolina. Visit her at

Karen Chance

Karen Chance grew up in Orlando, Florida, and has also lived in France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, and New Orleans, occasionally teaching history. She is the bestselling author of the Dorina Basarab series, and her stories have appeared in the anthologies On the Prowl and The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance. Karen lives in Tampa, Florida.

Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra is the award-winning and bestselling author of numerous books, including Sacred Games, Red Earth and Pouring Rain, and Love and Longing in Bombay. He also co-wrote the film Mission Kashmir. Vikram currently lives in Berkley, California.

Leslie T. Chang

Leslie T. Chang, a graduate of Harvard University, lived in Beijing for a decade, where she worked as a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

Tamar E. Chansky, Ph.D.

Tamar E. Chansky, Ph.D., is a psychologist and author of the popular self-help books Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking, and Freeing Yourself from Anxiety.

Ji Chaozhu

Ji Chaozhu has held posts in China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and, from 1991 to 1996, served as the under-secretary-general of the United Nations.

Joyce E. Chaplin

Joyce E.Chaplin is the award-winning author of books including Subject Matter, Benjamin Franklin's Political Arithmetic, An Anxious Pursuit, and The First Scientific American.

Duane "Dog" Chapman

Duane "Dog" Chapman is the famed bounty hunter featured on A&E's Dog the Bounty Hunter and the author of You Can Run, but You Can't Hide.

Janet Chapman

Janet Chapman is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of numerous contemporary and paranormal romance novels, including the Highlander series, the Midnight Bay series, and the Sinclair Brothers series.

Ram Charan

Ram Charan is the go-to adviser for corporate directors and CEOs and coauthor of the bestsellers Execution and Confronting Reality

Noah Charney

Noah Charney is the author of the internationally bestselling novel The Art Thief and the founding director of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art, an international nonprofit think tank.

Henri Charriere

Henri Charrière (1906–1973) is the author of Papillon, an autobiographical account of his extraordinary escape from the notorious Devil's Island prison.

Ashlyn Chase

Ashlyn Chase is the award-winning author of many paranormal and erotic romance titles, including the Strange Neighbors series, Immortally Yours, Dear Sexy Lexie, and Demolishing Mr. Perfect. She lives in New Hampshire.

Loretta Chase

Loretta Chase is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including Lord of Scoundrels, Captives of the Night, and Scandal Wears Satin. She has also received a RITA Award from the Romance Writers of America. She has a BA from Clark University, where she majored in English and unofficially minored in visual art. Visit Loretta at

Blake Chavez

Blake Chavez is coauthor, with Steve Springer, of Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of "Irish" Jerry Quarry.

Eduardo Chavez

Father Eduardo Chávez is one of the most renowned experts on the Guadalupe apparitions and the first dean of the Catholic University Lumen Gentium of the Archdiocese of Mexico.

Sarah Chayes

From 1997 to 2002, Sarah Chayes served as an overseas correspondent for NPR, reporting from Paris and the Balkans, as well as covering conflicts in Algeria.

Benjamin Cheever

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Susan Cheever

Susan Cheever is the author of both nonfiction and fiction works, including My Name is Bill, Note Found in a Bottle, As Good As I Could Be, Home Before Dark, and Treetops. .

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860–1904) was a Russian short story writer, playwright, and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short story writers in the history of world literature. He published over a hundred short stories, including "The Duel," "In Exile," "On Official Business," "The Bishop," and "The Cobbler and the Devil."

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) was one of the most influential English writers of the twentieth century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography,Christian apologetics, fantasy, and detective fiction. Chesterton is well known for his reasoned apologetics, including Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man.

Renee Chiang

Renee Chiang is a publisher and the English editor of New Century Press in Hong Kong.

Ted Chiang

Ted Chiang is a celebrated science fiction writer and the author of numerous short stories, including "Exhalation," which won the Hugo, British Science Fiction, and Locus awards. He lives near Seattle.

Dante Chinni

Dante Chinni, correspondent for the Patchwork Nation project, has been a journalist for over two decades, serving stints at Newsweek, and the Christian Science Monitor.

C. J. Chivers

C. J. Chivers is a senior writer for the New York Times and its former Moscow bureau chief. He received a shared Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2009 for coverage in Afghanistan.

Kate Chopin

American author Kate Chopin (1850–1904) wrote two novels, including the widely condemned The Awakening, and about a hundred short stories in the 1890s. Most of her fiction is set in Louisiana and most of her best-known work focuses on the lives of sensitive, intelligent women.

Loren W. Christensen

Loren W. Christensen is a martial arts expert who served in Vietnam and spent nearly three decades in law enforcement. He the author or coauthor of over 40 books and dozens of magazine articles.

Randy Christensen, M.D.

Randy Christensen, M.D., is a staff physician at Phoenix Children's Hospital and the medical director of Crews'n Healthmobile, a mobile medical clinic that provides care to homeless children. He is also the author of Ask Me Why I Hurt.

Sam Christer

Sam Christer has worked for several major television studios, and his award-winning documentaries have covered topics including scientific discoveries and murder prosecutions.

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie (1890–1976), one of the most popular authors of all time and known the Queen of Crime, is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, including The Mysterious Affair at Styles, And Then There Were None, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, and The Mirror Crack'd.

Paul Christopher

Paul Christopher is a pen name of author Christopher Hyde. His many novels include Michelangelo's Notebook, The Lucifer Gospel, The Aztec Heresy, and the Templar series.

Sonya Chung

Pushcart Prize nominee Sonya Chung's short fiction and essays have appeared in the Threepenny Review, BOMB Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, and Sonora Review, among others.

Sarah Churchwell

Sarah Churchwell is professor of American literature and public understanding of the humanities at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe and coeditor of Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers.

Francis Church

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Robert B. Cialdini

Robert B. Cialdini is Regents' Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University and president of Influence at Work.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Marcus Tullis Cicero (106–43 BC) was a Roman statesman and philosopher whose lifetime coincided with the decline and fall of the Roman republic. His best-known works include On the Republic, On Duties, and Treatises on Friendship and Old Age.

Jessica Clare

New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare writes under three pen names. As Clare, she writes erotic contemporary romance. As Jessica Sims, she writes fun, sexy shifter paranormals. Finally, as Jill Myles, she writes a little bit of everything, from sexy, comedic urban fantasy to zombie fairy tales. Jessica lives in Texas with her husband.

Pamela Clare

Pamela Clare, a former award-winning columnist and investigative reporter, is the author of historical romance and contemporary romantic suspense novels, including the MacKinnon's Rangers trilogy, the Blakewell/Kenleigh Family trilogy, and the I-Team series. The mother of two college-aged sons, she lives in Colorado.

Breena Clarke

Breena Clarke's novel River, Cross My Heart was an Oprah's Book Club selection and an international bestseller.

M. Clarke

M. Clarke is the pen name of Mary Ting, the author of the Something Great series. As Mary Ting, she has authored several novels, including the Crossroads Saga and From the Gods. She has also coauthored, with Linda Lee, PhD, the popular children's series Zoey's Adventures. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two children.

Nancy Clarke

A renowned floral designer, Nancy Clarke has created thousands of beautiful decorations and floral designs. For thirty years, her exquisite floral designs brought beauty, grace, and elegance to White House historical events.

Richard A. Clarke

Richard A. Clarke has served in the White House for presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, who appointed him as National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counterterrorism. He is also the author of several books, including Your Government Failed You, Breakpoint, The Scorpion's Gate, and the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies.

Will Clarke

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Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark is a professor of modern European history and a fellow of St. Catharine's College at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947, among other books.

David Clark

David Clark is a portfolio manager and a leading authority on Warren Buffett's investment methods.

Francesco Clark

Francesco Clark is the founder of Clark's Botanicals, which has been featured in the New York Times, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and many other publications.

Jaycee Clark

Jaycee Clark is the author of several romantic suspense novels, including Hunted, Firebird, Black Aura, and Angel Eyes.

Simon Clark

Simon Clark is the the author of the award winning novel The Night of the Triffids, the award winning novella Humpty's Bones and the award winning short story "Goblin City Lights".

Tom Clavin

Tom Clavin, a contributing writer for the New York Times for fifteen years, is the author of seven books, including Dark Noon: The Final Voyage of the Fishing Boat Pelican and Raising the Rainbow Generation.

Chris Cleave

Chris Cleave is a columnist for the Guardian newspaper in London and the author of the prize-winning novel Incendiary.

John Cleland

John Cleland (1709–1789) was an English novelist who is most famous and infamous as the author of Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, which he wrote while serving time in prison for debt.

Rory Clements

Rory Clements, a former features editor and associate editor of Today, now writes full-time in an idyllic corner of Norfolk, England.

Frank Close

Frank Close is the author of several books, including Antimatter, Neutrino, The Void, and The New Cosmic Onion.

Dr. Henry Cloud

Dr. Henry Cloud has written or co-written more than twenty books, including the bestselling Boundaries series. His books have sold more than five million copies. He has appeared on numerous radio and TV broadcasts, including ABC News, PBS, and FOX News, and has been featured or reviewed in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and others. Henry lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.

George Cloutier

George Cloutier is cochairman of Partner America, a partnership between Cloutier's company and the nation's mayors, andthe CEO of American Management Services, a consulting firm that specializes in small and midsize businesses.

Barbara Hand Clow

Babara Hand Clow is an internationally acclaimed Mayan Calendar researcher and the author of several books, including The Mayan Code and Catastrophobia.

Gerry Clow

Gerry Clow is a polarity and craniosacral therapist and coauthor of The Mayan Code, Stained Glass, and other books.

John R. Coats

John R. Coats, a former parish priest, was a principal speaker and seminar leader for the More to Life training program and an independent management consultant.

Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben, winner of the Edgar Award, the Shamus Award, and the Anthony Award, is the international bestselling author of Just One Look, No Second Chance, Tell No One, and many more.

Tom A. Coburn

U.S. Senator Tom A. Coburn is a former business owner as well as a practicing physician.

Patrick Cockburn

Patrick Cockburn is the Middle East correspondent for the Independent and the author of The Broken Boy.

William D. Cohan

William D. Cohan, an investment banker on Wall Street for seventeen years, is the bestselling author of The Last Tycoons, winner of the 2007 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.

Aaron Cohen

Aaron Cohen is a passionate founder of the modern-day Jubilee peace movement.

Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is assistant editorial page editor of the New York Times and the author of The Perfect Store: Inside eBay.

Kerry Cohen

Kerry Cohen is a practicing psychotherapist and the author of the young-adult novel Easy.

Leah Hager Cohen

Leah Hager Cohen is the author of four nonfiction books, including Train Go Sorry, and three novels, including Glass, Paper, Beans.

Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD

Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in children's play, play therapy, and parenting. He is the author of Playful Parenting and coauthor of The Art of Roughhousing; Best Friends, Worst Enemies; and Mom, They're Teasing Me.

Patricia Cohen

Patricia Cohen is a New York Times reporter covering culture and ideas. She has also worked at Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, and New York Newsday.

Richard M. Cohen

Richard M. Cohen is a former senior producer for CBS News and CNN, a three-time Emmy Award winner, and the recipient of numerous honors in journalism.

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph., is licensed pharmacist who has been featured on The View and The Dr. Oz Show.

Graham Coleman

Graham Coleman is president of the Orient Foundation (UK), a major Tibetan cultural conservancy organization, and editor of the foundation's A Handbook of Tibetan Culture.

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of several novels, including The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris, The Good, the Bad and the Dumped, and Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend.

Victoria Colligan

Victoria Colligan is cofounder of Ladies Who Launch, a company created as a blend of online social networking and offline support system.

Manda Collins

Manda Collins is the author of the Ugly Ducklings Trilogy and The Perks of Being a Beauty. Holder of graduate degrees in English and librarianship, she works as an academic librarian at a small liberal arts college, where she teaches college students how to navigate the tangled world of academic research. Manda lives in Alabama. Visit her at

Melissa Collins

Melissa Collins is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of the Love series. She teaches English, passing on her passion for reading to her students. Melissa lives in New York. Visit her at

Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins (1824–1889) was an English novelist who critics often credit with the invention of the English detective novel. He is best known as the author of Moonstone, The Woman in White, No Name, and Armadale.

Carlo Collodi

Carlo Collodi (1826–1890), the author of Pinocchio, was a journalist who also wrote comedies and edited newspapers and reviews.

Marie-Francoise Colombani

Marie-Françoise Colombani is a French journalist and columnist for Elle magazine and the coauthor, with Eva Gabrielsson, of There Are Things I Want You to Know About Stieg Larsson and Me.

Sarah Colonna

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Larry Colton

Larry Colton, a former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, is the author of Goat Brothers and Counting Coup, which won the Frankfurt eBook Award for Nonfiction.

George Howe Colt

George Howe Colt is the bestselling author of November of the Soul and The Big House, which was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times notable book.

Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin, Fortune's senior editor at large, is one of America's most respected business journalists.

Meryl Comer

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Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton

Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton has been a collegiate sports star, esteemed war veteran, detective, attorney, and judge. As a second lieutenant during World War II, Compton commanded the second platoon of Easy Company in the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division.

Ryan A. Conklin

Ryan A. Conklin is an Iraq War veteran and one of the costars of the twenty-first season of MTV's The Real World.

Michael Connelly

A former Los Angeles Times crime reporter, Michael Connelly is the author of over twenty novels and nonfiction books, including the bestselling series of mysteries featuring dark detective Hieronymous "Harry" Bosch.

Sara Connell

Sara Connell is an author, speaker, and life coach who specializes in women's health and empowerment.

John Connolly

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Sheila Connolly

Sheila Connolly is the New York Times bestselling, Anthony and Agatha Award–nominated author of the Orchard Mysteries, the Museum Mysteries, and the County Cork Mysteries, in addition to several stand-alone titles. She is married and has one daughter and two cats. Visit her online at

Roger Connors

Roger Connors is a principal and cofounder, with Tom Smith, of Partners in Leadership, Inc., and coauthor of the bestsellers The Oz Principle and Journey to the Emerald City.

Claudia Connor

Claudia Connor attended Auburn University, where she received her undergraduate and master's degrees in early childhood education, and completed her studies in Sawbridgeworth, England. Always a lover of happy endings, she enjoys movies, reading, and travel but spends most of her time these days putting the stories in her head on paper. Claudia lives near Memphis, Tennessee, with her husband and three daughters.

Peter Conradi

Peter Conradi is a veteran journalist, an editor for the Sunday Times, and the author of several popular biographies, including the critically acclaimed Hitler's Piano Player.

Joseph Conrad

Novelist Joseph Conrad, one of the first English "modernists," was considered by critics to be the single most important innovator of twentieth-century literature. Among his most famous works are Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim.

Tony Consiglio

Tony Consiglio helped establish the world-famous Sally's Apizza in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1938 with his brother Sally and their mother.

Harry Constance

Harry Constance served with the UDT/SEAL Teams for almost two decades. He is currently chief of police for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles, California.

Ed Conway

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Smart Cookies

The Smart Cookies are five women who created a money club to manage their finances and, through it, became close, committed friends and business partners, as well as the hosts of the W Network's Smart Cookies.

Claire Cook

Claire Cook is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Wildwater Walking Club, Life's a Beach, Summer Blowout, and Must Love Dogs.

Thomas H. Cook

Thomas H. Cook is the author of nineteen novels and two works of nonfiction.

Lisa Collier Cool

Lisa Collier Cool is a bestselling author, blogger for Yahoo! Health, and winner of nineteen medical journalism awards.

Courtney Ryley Cooper

Courtney Riley Cooper (1886–1940) worked as a press agent for Wild West showman Buffalo Bill Cody and wrote The Cross-Cut, The Pioneers, and The Golden Bubble.

Gwen Cooper

Gwen Cooper is the New York Times bestselling author of the novel Diary of a South Beach Party Girl and the memoir Homer's Odyssey, 10 percent of her royalties from which she donates to organizations that serve abused, abandoned, and disabled pets.

Isabel Cooper

Isabel Cooper is the author of No Proper Lady and Lessons After Dark. She lives in Boston.

James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851) was America's first successful popular novelist, his most lasting contributions to American literature being his five books about Natty Bumppo, including The Pioneers and The Last of the Mohicans.

J. S. Cooper

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Misty Copeland

Scott Cunningham (1956–1993) practiced magic actively for over twenty years. He authored more than thirty books covering both fiction and nonfiction subject matter. Scott's books reflect a broad range of interests within the New Age sphere, where he was very highly regarded.

Gregory R. Copley

Gregory R. Copley is an award-winning historian and global strategist...

Philip Coppens

Philip Coppens (1971–2012) was one of the leading contributors to the History Channel's popular series Ancient Aliens and authored six books, including The New Pyramid Age.

Robert Coram

Claudia Connor attended Auburn University, where she received her undergraduate and masters degrees in early childhood education, and completed her studies in Sawbridgeworth, England. Always a lover of happy endings, she enjoys movies, reading, and travel, but spends most of her time these days putting the stories in her head on paper. Claudia lives near Memphis, Tennessee, with her husband and three daughters.

David Cordingly

David Cordingly was Keeper of Pictures and Head of Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum for twelve years.

Joanne Koenig Coste

Joanne Koenig Coste, a nationally recognized expert and an outspoken advocate for patient and family care, is a board member of the American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Currently in private practice as an Alzheimer's family therapist, she also serves as president of Alzheimer's Consulting Associates. She lectures around the country and is the recipient of a National Award for Health Heroes from Reader's Digest.

Ronald Cotton

Ronald Cotton has spoken on the topic of criminal justice and its flaws at various schools and conferences, including Washington and Lee University and Georgetown Law School.

Jonathan Cott

Jonathan Cott, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, is the author of several books, including Dinner with Lenny, Conversations with Glenn Gould, and Back to a Shadow in the Night, and is coeditor of The Ballad of John and Yoko.

Dick Couch

Dick Couch is a former Navy SEAL and the author of several books, including The Finishing School, Chosen Soldier, Seal Team One, and Rising Wind.

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Demonic: How the Liberal Is Endangering America; Guilty: Liberal Victims and Their Assault on America; If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans; How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must); and other books.

Cade Courtley

After graduating from the University of San Diego, Cade Courtley was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy and began Navy SEAL training (BUD/S). After several tours as a platoon commander, Cade left the SEAL teams to pursue other challenges. He was the host of the Spike TV and Discovery International show Surviving Disaster and appears as a regular commentator on CNN and Fox News.

Jacques Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau (1910–1997) was world renowned as an ocean explorer, filmmaker, educator, and environmental activist.

Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University.

Hank H. Cox

Hank H. CoX is the author of Lincolon and the Sioux Uprising of 1862.

Michael Cox

Michael Cox is the author of The Meaning of Night, which was shortlisted for the 2007 Costa First Novel Award.

Patsi Bale Cox

Patsi Bale Cox is a music journalist who has collaborated on such bestselling memoirs as Loretta Lynn's Still Woman Enough and Ralph Emery's The View from Nashville.

Trevor Cox

A professor of acoustic engineering, Trevor Cox has appeared on the Discovery and National Geographic channels, produced seventeen BBC radio documentaries, and holds the Guinness Record for discovering the world's "Longest Echo." He lives in Manchester, England.

Harold Coyle

Harold Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Ten Thousand and More Than Courage. He lives in Fairfax, Virginia.

Founded in 1958 as a print publication and competitor of Mad Magazine, has been published exclusively online since 2006. It is based in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Steven Craig

Dr. Steven Craig is a therapist, corporate coach, and host of "Therapy Thursdays" on Detroit's WDVD radio. He has appeared on ABC World News Tonight with Charles Gibson as well as in the New York Times, Newsweek, and Good Housekeeping.

Carolyn Crane

After spending her youth thoroughly obsessed with Nancy Drew and Harriet the Spy and convinced that her suburban neighborhood was awash in dangerous secrets, Carolyn Crane grew up to become a RITA-nominated author of romantic suspense, urban fantasy, and other tales of adventure and love. She lives in Minneapolis. Visit her at

Stephen Crane

American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900) won international fame with The Red Badge of Courage, which was acclaimed as the first modern war novel.

Shelly Crane

Shelly Crane is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Significance series, the Devoured series, and the Collide series, among other titles.

Bob Cranmer

Bob Cranmer, a former officer in the U.S. Army, served as Allegheny County commissioner and was instrumental in a major development plan for Pittsburgh. He currently runs a firm that provides government relations.

Susie Cranston

Susie Cranston, coauthor of How Remarkable Women Lead, is an organization consultant at McKinsey & Company's San Francisco office.

Thomas J. Craughwell

Thomas J. Craughwell is the author of several nonfiction books, including This Saint Will Change Your Life, The Greatest Brigade, and Stealing Lincoln's Body, which was adapted into a documentary by the History Channel.

Alan Pell Crawford

Alan Pell Crawford is the author of Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman—and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America and a regular book reviewer for the Wall Street Journal.

John Crawford

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Charles A. Crenshaw, MD

Charles A. Crenshaw, MD (1933-2001) is coauthor of JFK: The Conspiracy of Silence and Trauma Room One. He was a resident physician at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas, in the 1960s. He later became professor of clinical surgery at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

Russell Sydnor Crenshaw, Jr.

Russell Sydnor Crenshaw, Jr., commanded numerous weapons ships during his naval career. He is the author of Naval Shiphandling and The Battle of Tassafaronga.

Catherine Crier

Catherine Crier is an Emmy Award–winning television journalist and the New York Times bestselling author of A Deadly Game and The Case Against Lawyers.

Chuck Crisafulli

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Greg Critser

Greg Critser is an award-winning writer about medicine, science, food, and health. He is the author of the national bestseller Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World and the award-winning Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs are Altering American Minds, Lives and Bodies.

David Crockett

David Crockett (1786–1836), a frontiersman and U.S. representative, was famously killed while defending the Alamo.

Walter Cronkite IV

Walter Cronkite IV, the grandson of legendary newsman Walter Cronkite, is an associate producer at CBS News.

John Henry Crosby

John Henry Crosby is a translator, writer, musician, and cultural entrepreneur. He is the founder and director of the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project.

John Dominic Crossan

John Dominic Crossan is an emeritus professor of religious studies at DePaul University in Chicago andthe author of God and Empire and The Birth of Christianity.

Kaylea Cross

Kaylea Cross is the award winning author of several romantic suspense novels, including Out of Her League, No Turning Back, Relentless, and Deadly Descent.

Kaitlyn Cross

Kaitlyn Cross is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Fate Interrupted series, which includes the novels Fate Interrupted, Fate Interrupted 2, and Brooke & Ben.

Maya Cross

Maya Cross is the New York Times bestselling author of the Alpha Group series. When she's not writing, she's playing tennis, trawling her hometown of Sydney for new inspiration, and drinking too much coffee.

Roger Crowley

Roger Crowley taught English in Istanbul, where he developed a strong interest in the history of Turkey, and is the author of 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West.

Sharon Cullen

After earning a degree in journalism from Ohio University, Sharon Cullen found that the stories inside her head were more interesting than what was going on in the world around her. Yet it wasn't until years later that she decided to pursue her dream of writing romance. Since then, she has published a dozen romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and contemporary romance novels. Visit Sharon at

Charles Cumming

Charles Cumming, a former Secret Intelligence Service agent, is a contributing editor of the Week magazine.

Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham (1956–1993) practiced magic actively for over twenty years. He authored more than thirty books covering both fiction and nonfiction subject matter. Scott's books reflect a broad range of interests within the New Age sphere, where he was very highly regarded.

Olivia Cunning

Olivia Cunning is the author of the Sinners on Tour series, the Lovers' Leap series, and the One Night with Sole Regret novellas.

James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver Curwood (1878–1927) was a prolific early-twentieth-century American author whose works include The Grizzly King, The Wolf Hunters, and Son of the Forests.

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Jackie Gingrich Cushman writes a weekly human-interest column for and is president of the Learning Makes a Difference Foundation, which she founded in 2006.

Kimberly Cutter

Kimberly Cutter received her MFA from the University of Virginia and has written for many publications, including Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, and Marie Claire.

Peter J. D'Adamo

Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo is a naturopathic physician, educator, and researcher with a wide international following. His first book, Eat Right 4 Your Type is a New York Times bestseller that has been translated into over fifty languages.

Ryan D'Agostino

Ryan D'Agostino is an editor at Esquire magazine.

Gordon Dahlquist

Gordon Dahlquist is a playwright and director whose first novel is the bestselling The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters.

Janet Dailey

Janet Dailey has written more than one hundred novels, with 300 million copies of her books sold in nineteen languages in ninety-eight countries.

Dawn Dais

Dawn Dais is the bestselling author of The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women and The Noncyclist's Guide to the Century. Her books have topped bestseller lists and have been featured by countless TV and print media sources. Dawn lives in Sacramento, California, with her family.

James Dale

James Dale is former president and CEO of advertising agency W. B. Doner & Co.

Paul Dale

Paul Dale is the author of Il Libro Segreto del Signore Oscuro. He has a degree in physics from Bath University and a master's degree in creative writing from Bath Spa University. When he's not writing, he's cycling, which means he doesn't get much writing done. Paul lives in Bath, England.

David G. Dalin

David G. Dalin, Ph.D., an ordained rabbi, is a professor of history and political science at Ave Maria University.

Lily Dalton

Lily Dalton is the author of the One Scandalous Season series. She earned her English degree from Texas A & M University and now lives with her family in Houston, Texas.

John Daly

Professional golfer John Daly has won the PGA's Driving Distance Crown a record-setting eleven times.

Brian D'Amato

Brian D'Amato, an artist whose sculptures and installations have been shown in galleries and museums all over the world, is the author of the international bestseller Beauty.

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815–1882) was an American lawyer and politician who gained renown as the author of the American classic Two Years Before the Mast, a memoir of his time spent at sea as a merchant seaman.

Lauren Dane

Lauren Dane is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many novels and novellas in a variety of genres, including the Bound by Magick novels, the Cascadia Wolves series, and the Chase Brothers series.

Ted Danson

Ted Danson is an Emmy Award–winning actor known for his starring role on the television series Cheers who is also an outspoken environmental activist and a member of the board of directors of Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation.

Michael D'Antonio

Michael D'Antonio is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

Lucy Danziger

Lucy Danziger has been editor in chief of Self magazine for more than eight years.

J. M. Darhower

J. M. Darhower is the author of countless stories and poems, most of which only she has ever read. She lives in a tiny town in rural North Carolina.

Dannika Dark

Dannika Dark is the USA Today bestselling author of the Mageri series, the Seven series, and Closer. When not writing, Dannika enjoys a great sci-fi or fantasy movie, heaps of chocolate, and unleashing her dark side. She lives in the South. Visit Dannika at

Jonathan Darman

Jonathan Darman is a writer in New York City. He is a former correspondent for Newsweek, where he covered national politics, including John Kerry's presidential campaign in 2004 and Hillary Clinton's in 2008. Jonathan lives in New York City.

Lewis Dartnell

Lewis Dartnell is a UK Space Agency research fellow at the University of Leicester, working in the field of astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars. The author of Life in the Universe and My Tourist Guide to the Solar System, he has won several awards for his science writing and outreach work.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, a British naturalist, geologist, biologist, and author, revolutionized the science of biology by developing the theory of evolution by natural selection.

Annette Dashofy

Annette Dashofy, a Pennsylvania farm gal born and bred, grew up with horses, cattle, and, yes, chickens. After high school, she spent five years as an EMT. Since then, she has worked a variety of jobs, giving her plenty of fodder for her lifelong passion for writing. Her short fiction, including a 2007 Derringer nominee, has appeared in Spinetingler, and the Lucky Charms Anthology.

Mike Dash

Mike Dash is a historian with a PhD from the University of London and the author of seven books, including Satan's Circus, Thug, Batavia's Graveyard, and Tulipomania.

Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das is one of the formost American Buddhist teachers and scholars and the author of several books, including Buddha Standard Time and Awakening the Buddha Within.

Richard E. Dauch

A former manufacturing executive at Chevrolet, Chrysler, and Volkswagen, Richard E. Dauch is chairman, CEO, and co-founder of American Axle and Manufacturing.

Stephen Dau

Stephen Dau worked for ten years in postwar reconstruction and international development prior to studying creative writing.

Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson is an accomplished climber, speaker, and science writer who has been on expeditions around the world and has spoken to over 30,000 people through his professional speaking business, Speaking of Adventure.

Sara Davidson

Sara Davidson is the author of bestsellers Loose Change, Real Property, and Cowboy.

Kevin Davies

Kevin Davies, Ph.D., is the author of Cracking the Genome and editor in chief of Bio-IT World, a monthly magazine covering enabling technology in the life sciences.

Norman Davies

Norman Davies is a professor emeritus of the University of London.

Paul Davies

Paul Davies is an internationally acclaimed physicist, cosmologist, and astrobiologist at Arizona State University and the author of more than twenty books, including The Mind of God, About Time, and The Goldilocks Enigma.

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Devra Davis

Devra Davis, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a scientist, professor, speaker, and acclaimed author. Her first book, When Smoke Ran Like Water, was a National Book Award finalist.

Deborah Davis

Deborah Davis is the author of six narrative nonfiction books, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Gilded, and Party of the Century.

Jo Davis

Jo Davis is the award-winning, nationally bestselling author of many novels, including the Firefighters of Station Five, Sugarland Blue, and Torn Between Two Lovers series. She also writes the Alpha Pack paranormal romance series under the name J. D. Tyler.

Kathryn Davis

Kathryn Davis has received a Kafka Prize for fiction by an American woman, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. The Thin Place is her sixth novel.

Krista Davis

Krista Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of the Domestic Diva series. She lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

L. D. Davis

L. D. Davis is the author of Accidentally on Purpose and Pieces of Rhys. She lives in New Jersey with her family.

Sampson Davis

Sampson Davis is a board-certified emergency medicine physician at St. Michael's Medical Center and assistant medical director of the Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center.

Tom Davis

Tom Davis (1952–2012) won four Emmy Awards during his twelve seasons as a writer at Saturday Night Live, which included the first five years of the show.

Kate Dawes

Kate Dawes is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Fade novellas: Fade into You, Fade into Me, and Fade into Always.

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is one of the most influential scientists of our time. The New York Times Book Review has hailed him as a writer who "'understands the issues so clearly that he forces his reader to understand them too."

Scarlett Dawn

Scarlett Dawn is the author of the Forever Evermore series. She is thrilled to share her stories with others who have fallen under the spell of taking fantastical journeys. Scarlett resides in the Midwest with her family.

Peg Dawson, Ed.D.

A staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Peg Dawson, Ed.D., has coauthored several books, including, with Richard Guare, Ph.D., Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits.

Alyssa Day

Alyssa Day is the pen name of Alesia Holliday, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Warriors of Poseidon series, which includes Atlantis Awakening and Atlantis Unleashed.

Leanda de Lisle

Leanda de Lisle is the author of After Elizabeth and has written columns for such publications as the Daily Express, the Spectator, the Guardian, and the New Statesman.

Carolyn Dean, MD, ND

Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, is a medical doctor, naturopath, acupuncturist, homeopath, herbalist, and certified clinical nutritionist. A regular guest on radio and television programs, she has written three health books and is a contributing editor to Natural Health magazine.

John W. Dean

John Dean, the White House legal counsel to President Nixon, is the New York Times bestselling author of Worse Than Watergate.

Jeffery Deaver

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Marlena de Blasi

Marlena de Blasi has been a chef, a journalist, a food and wine consultant, and a restaurant critic. She is the author of A Thousand Days in Venice, Regional Foods of Northern Italy, and Regional Foods of Southern Italy.

Ariane de Bonvoisin

Ariane de Bonvoisin is the founder of, a Web site that helps people transition through dozens of changes, whether the change involves a health diagnosis, going green, moving to a new city, or getting married.

Marshall De Bruhl

Marshall De Bruhl was for many years an executive and editor with several major American publishing houses, specializing in history and biography, most notably as editor of, and contributor to, the "Dictionary of American History" and the "Dictionary of American Biography."

Kenneth S. Deffeyes

Kenneth S. Deffeyes, a former researcher for Shell Oil Company, is an emeritus professor of geology at Princeton University and the author of Beyond Oil and Hubbert's Peak.

Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe (1660–1731), English novelist, pamphleteer, and journalist, is considered the founder of the English novel and is most famous as the author of Robinson Crusoe .

Stanislas Dehaene

Stanislas Dehaene is the director of the Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit in Saclay, France, and the author of Reading in the Brain.

Ted Dekker

Ted Dekker is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including BoneMan's Daughters, Thr3e, and the Circle series.

Lucas Delattre

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Matt Dellinger

Matt Dellinger, a writer-journalist, photographer, and multimedia producer, served on the staff of the New Yorker for ten years as an illustrations editor, multimedia producer, and manager of editorial projects.

Catherine Delors

Catherine Delors, who became the youngest member of the Bar of Paris at the age of twenty-one, is the author of the historical novel Mistress of the Revolution.

Caroline De Margerie

Caroline de Margerie has worked as a diplomat and is now a member of the Conseil d'État, the highest administrative court in France.

Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was an extemely prolific French writer who is considered one of the fathers of the modern short story.

Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick is a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times based in Beijing and the author of Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood.

Nelson Demille

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Dyan deNapoli

Dyan deNapoli has worked closely with penguins at the New England Aquarium and in the wild for fifteen years. She has been featured as a penguin expert on several television and radio programs, and authored the chapter on penguins for the New Book of Knowledge encyclopedia.

David Denby

David Denby is a film critic and staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World.

Rene Denfeld

Rene Denfeld is an internationally bestselling author, journalist, and licensed private investigator living in Portland, Oregon.

Benoit Denizet-Lewis

Benoit Denizet-Lewis is an award-winning contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a former senior writer at Boston Magazine.

Moriah Densley

Bestselling historical and paranormal romance author Moriah Densley has received the National Readers' Choice Award in historical romance and has been named a finalist for Romantic Writers of America's Golden Heart Award and the National Readers' Choice Award for Best First Book. She lives in Las Vegas.

Virna DePaul

Virna DePaul is a former criminal prosecutor and the nationally bestselling author of paranormal romance, contemporary romance, and romantic suspense. Her many books include the Para-Ops series, the Special Investigations Group series, and the Dalton Brothers novels. Visit her at

William Deresiewicz

William Deresiewicz is a contributing writer for the Nation and a contributing editor for the New Republic and the American Scholar. An associate professor of English at Yale University until 2008, he is the author of the highly acclaimed A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter.

Joel Derfner

Joel Derfner is a composer and writer living in New York City. He is the author of Gay Haiku and Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever and What Ended Up Happening Instead.

Chris DeRose

Chris DeRose is an attorney and also serves as a political strategist for candidates for state and federal office.

Mark Derr

Mark Derr is an expert on the subject of dogs and the author of Dog's Best Friend and A Dog's History of America.

Alan M. Dershowitz

Alan M. Dershowitz has been involved in some of the most notorious cases of the past three decades, including O. J. Simpson's trial, Muhammad Ali's appeal, and Bill Clinton's impeachment trial. He is the author of Chutzpah, The Advocate's Devil, America on Trial, and The Genesis of Justice, among others.

Lori Deschene

Lori Deschene is the founder of, a community of people interested in sharing wisdom for a happier life.

Bruce DeSilva

Bruce DeSilva worked as a journalist for forty years before retiring to write crime novels full time. At the Associated Press, he served as the writing coach, responsible for training the wire service's reporters and editors worldwide.

Benedict de Spinoza

Benedict de Spinoza (1632–1677) was a Dutch philosopher who was one of the great rationalists of the 17th century; his best known works are his Theological-Political Treatise and Ethics.

Dickson Despommier

Dr. Dickson Despommier spent thirty-eight years as a professor of microbiology and public health in environmental health sciences at Columbia University, where he has won the Best Teacher Award six times and received the national 2003 American Medical Student Association Golden Apple Award for teaching.

Anthony M. DeStefano

Anthony M. DeStefano is a staff reporter for Newsday, covering legal affairs and criminal justice in New York City. He is also the author of Mob Killer and King of the Godfathers.

Toby Devens

Toby Devens, a former writer and senior editor for Harcourt Brace, is the author of Mercy Lord, My Husband's in the Kitchen and My Favorite Midlife Crisis (Yet).

Daniel de Vise

Daniel deVise is a journalist and author. He shared a 2001 Pulitzer Prize and has won many national and regional journalism awards. He has worked for Washington Post and the Miami Herald, as well as other newspapers. Daniel lives in Maryland with his family.

Frans de Waal

Frans de Waal, Ph.D., is a biologist and ethologist, world-renowned for his work on the social intelligence of primates such as chimpanzees, bonobos, capuchins, and macaques, and the author of the New York Times Notable Book The Ape and the Sushi Master.

Mainak Dhar

Mainak Dhar is the author of twelve books, including Vimana, Hindustaan, Heroes R Us, and the bestseller Alice in Deadland.

Peter H. Diamandis

Peter H. Diamandis is the chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, cofounder and chairman of Singularity University, and the founder of more than a dozen high-tech companies.

David DiBenedetto

David DiBenedetto is the Vice President and Editor in Chief of Garden & Gun, where he oversees all print and digital platforms. Also an author, DiBenedetto wrote On the Run: An Angler's Journey down the Striper Coast. DiBenedetto was born and raised in Savannah, GA, and now resides in Charleston, SC, with his wife, Jenny, and their Boykin spaniel, Pritchard.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was the widely popular author of such classic novels as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol, and David Copperfield.

Salvatore V. Didato, Ph.D.

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Matt Diehl

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Karen Dietrich

Karen Dietrich is an adjunct English instructor at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and Westmoreland County Community College. Her poems and essays have appeared in the Pittsburgh City Paper, Nerve, the Bellingham Review, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PANK Magazine, and elsewhere.

William C. Dietz

William C. Dietz is the author of more than thirty novels, including Legion of the Damned, Deathday, and Earthrise.

Margaret Dilloway

Margaret Dilloway was inspired by her Japanese mother's experiences when she wrote her novel How to Be an American Housewife.

Craig Dilouie

Craig DiLouie is the author of the highly successful zombie novels The Killing Floor, The Infection, and Tooth and Nail, as well as The Great Planet Robbery, a science fiction novel, and Paranoia, a psychological thriller. He lives in Calgary, Canada.

E. J. Dionne, Jr.

E. J. Dionne, Jr., is an American journalist and political commentator and a long-time op-ed columnist for the Washington Post. His published works include the influential bestseller Why Americans Hate Politics, Souled Out, and Stand Up, Fight Back.

Andrea di Robilant

Andrea di Robilant works for the Italian newspaper La Stampa.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the bestselling author of the novel The Mistress of Spices and the muliple-award-winning story collections The Unknown Errors of Our Lives and Arranged Marriage.

Mark Divine

Mark Divine is a former U.S. Navy Commander and the author of 8 Weeks to SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind. He lives in Encinitas, California.

Ariel Djanikian

Ariel Djanikian graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004 and holds an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Michigan. The Office of Mercy is her first novel.

Jay Dobyns

Jay Dobyns is a highly decorated agent who has worked for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) for more than twenty years.

Christopher J. Dodd

Connecticut's Christopher J. Dodd is a senior Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate.

Mary Mapes Dodge

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Nicholas Dodman

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John E. Doerr

John E. Doerr is co-president of RAIN Group and consults, speaks, writes, and teaches on the subjects of selling and sales performance.

Harry Dolan

Harry Dolan is the nationally bestselling author of the David Loogan series, which includes the novels The Last Dead Girl, Bad Things Happen, and Very Bad Men. He graduated from Colgate University, where he majored in philosophy and studied fiction writing with the novelist Frederick Busch. Harry lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Richard M. Dolan

Richard M. Dolan is the author of the groundbreaking historical series UFOs and the National Security State. He lives in Rochester, New York.

Eric Jay Dolin

Eric Jay Dolin studied environmental policy at Yale University and MIT and is now a full-time writer.

Amy Doneen, ARNP

Amy Doneen, ARNP, is cofounder, with Bradley Bale, MD, of the Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center. She is also the chair of the Pacific Northwest Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association.

James Donovan

James Donovan is a literary agent and the author of Custer and the Little Bighorn, a main selection of the Military Book Club.

Susan Donovan

Susan Donovan is the author of over a dozen romance novels, including Cheri on Top, Not That Kind of Girl, and Ain't Too Proud to Beg.

Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND

Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND, specializes in finding nutritional solutions to common ailments. A columnist for the Huffington Post and Living Without magazine, Kelly has lectured extensively throughout the United States and has been featured frequently in the media, including on CNN and Fox News.

Michael D'Orso

Michael D'Orso's work includes fifteen books, seven of which have been bestsellers and three of which have been Pulitzer Prize nominees.

John Dos Passos

Author John Dos Passos (1896–1970), a member of the Lost Generation, published more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction, including Three Soldiers and Manhattan Transfer.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821–1881) was a Russian author whose best-known works includeNotes from the Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov.

Lee Doty

Lee Doty, the author of Out of the Black, writes real-time trading systems for a major investment bank.

Michael D. Doubler

Lieutenant Colonel Michael D. Doubler serves in the office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.

Autumn Doughton

Autumn Doughton is the author of numerous novels, including I'll Be Here and On an Edge of Glass. She likes to think of writing as a sort of therapy, and the results tend to be feel-good odes to her lost youth, which is exactly how she likes it. Autumn lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her family.

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (1818–1895), one of the most prominent figures in African American and U.S. history, was born into slavery and rose up to become an abolitionist, women's suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman, and reformer.

James W. Douglass

James W. Douglass is a longtime peace activist and writer whose works include The Nonviolent Coming of God and JFK and the Unspeakable.

Ian Douglas

Ian Douglas, one of the many pseudonyms for writer William H. Keith, is the New York Times bestselling author of several popular military science fiction series, including the Heritage trilogy, the Legacy trilogy, the Inheritance trilogy, and the Star Carrier books. A former naval corpsman, he lives in Pennsylvania.

Kristina Douglas

Kristina Douglas is the pseudonym for a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over sixty novels, including the Fallen series.

Penelope Douglas

Penelope Douglas is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Fall Away series. She earning a bachelor's degree in public administration from the University of Northern Iowa and a master of science in education from Loyola University in New Orleans. Penelope lives in Las Vegas with her family.

Franz Douskey

Franz Douskey is a Pulitzer Prize—nominated writer who has been published in over two hundred publications,including the New Yorker and Rolling Stone.

Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat is an online and op-ed columnist for the New York Times and the author of Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class and coauthor of Grand New Party.

John W. Dower

John W. Dower is the author of a number of books, including Embracing Defeat, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and War Without Mercy.

Mike Dowling

Mike Dowling enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps in 2001. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his Iraq operations with his dog, Rex.

Ruth Downie

Ruth Downie won the Fay Weldon section of BBC3's End of Story competition in 2004. A part-time librarian, she is also the author of Medicus, Terra Incognita, Persona Non Grata, Caveat Emptor, and Semper Fidelis. She lives in Milton Keynes, England. Visit Ruth at

Dr. Mike Dow

Dr. Mike Dow is an author, psychotherapist, and addiction recovery expert.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), a Scottish writer whose works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and nonfiction, is best known as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes.

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle is the author of The Plover, Grace Notes, Cat's Foot, and many other books. His work has appeared in the annual Best American Essays, Best American Science and Nature Writing, and Best American Spiritual Writing anthologies. His many honors include three Pushcart Prizes and Foreword Reviews's Book of the Year Award.

Kimberly Dozier

Kimberly Dozier is an award-winning CBS News correspondent who has worked primarily in Baghdad since August 2003. She has covered Iraq and the Middle East extensively for the CBS Evening News, The Early Show, and CBS Radio News.

Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American author and an outstanding representative of naturalism, whose novels depict real-life subjects in a harsh light. Dreiser's novels, particularly Sister Carrie, were held to be amoral, and he battled throughout his career against censorship and popular taste.

Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth Drew is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the former Washington correspondent of the New Yorker and the Atlantic. She is the author of fourteen books, including The Corruption of American Politics, Richard M. Nixon, and Citizen McCain. Elizabeth lives in Washington D.C.

Michael R. Drew

Michael R. Drew, a leading book marketer in the publishing industry, has propelled nearly seventy-five books onto national bestseller lists, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and the New York Times.

Daniel T. Drubin

Dr. Daniel T. Drubin is the president and founder of 4th Dimension Management Corporation...

Bob Drury

Bob Drury is a contributing editor and foreign correspondent for Men's Health magazine and the author, coauthor, or editor of seven nonfiction books, including The Rescue Season.

Alex Dryden

Alex Dryden is a writer and journalist with many years of experience in security matters. When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, Dryden watched the statues of Lenin fall across the former Soviet Union.

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Regarded as one of the greatest stars in the history of basketball, Ann Meyers Drysdale is an Olympic silver medalist, a World Championship gold medalist, and a two-time Pan American Games medalist.

Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza the Rishwain Research Scholar at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, is the author of several bestselling books, including Illiberal Education, What's So Great About America, and, most recently, Letters to a Young Conservative.

Diane Duane

Diane Duane's first novel, The Door into Fire, garnered her a Campbell Award nomination. Since then, Diane has published numerous short stories, various comics, computer games, and over forty novels.

Allison DuBois

Allison DuBois is a medium and the author of Don't Kiss Them Goodbye and We Are Their Heaven: Why the Dead Never Leave Us.

W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) was a writer, civil rights activist, scholar, and editor who brought fundamental changes to American race relations through his writings, speeches, and public debates.

Chris Ducker

Known as the "Virtual CEO" and regarded as the number-one authority on the subject of virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur who owns and operates three businesses in the Philippines, amounting to almost three hundred employees, including a call center, a recruitment consultancy, and a co-working space to support local startup entrepreneurs.

Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due is a former features writer and columnist for the Miami Herald.

Michael Duffy

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Bill Dufris

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Violet Duke

Violet Duke is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Nice Girl to Love series, which includes the novels Resisting the Bad Boy, Falling for the Good Guy, and Choosing the Right Man.

Howard Dully

At twelve years old, Howard Dully was one of the youngest patients to receive an "ice pick" lobotomy.

Jessica DuLong

Jessica DuLong, a U.S. Coast Guard–licensed merchant marine officer, is one of the world's only female fireboat engineers as well as a journalist whose work has appeared in Newsweek International, Rolling Stone, and other publications.

Alexandre Dumas

One of the most prolific and popular French authors of the nineteenth century, Dumas is best known for his classic historical novels The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an American historian, writer, and feminist. She is the author of The Great Sioux Nation, Caught in the Crossfire, Roots of Resistance, and Blood on the Border. She is the Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Hayward.

Elaine Dundon

Elaine Dundon, CEO of The Meaning Group, is cofounder of The OPA! Way® and the author of the internationally bestselling book The Seeds of Innovation. She has also taught innovation management at the University of Toronto.

Jane Dunn

Jane Dunn is the author of a number of historical books, including Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens.

Susan Dunn

Susan Dunn is a professor of American history at Williams College and the author of many books, including Roosevelt's Purge and Jefferson's Second Revolution.

Michael J. Durant

Through his writings, lectures, and media appearances, Michael J. Durant (Chief Warrant Officer 4, Ret.) has become a symbol of the special-ops aviation community.

Meredith Duran

Historical romance author Meredith Duran blames Anne Boleyn for sparking her lifelong obsession with British history. A doctoral student in anthropology, she spends her free time collecting old etiquette manuals, guidebooks to nineteenth-century London, and travelogues by intrepid Victorian women.

David Anthony Durham

David Anthony Durham is the award-winning author of the novels Gabriel's Story, Walk Through Darkness, and Pride of Carthage.

Dr. Ramani Durvasula

Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a cohost and psychologist on My Shopping Addiction, a series on the Oxygen Network; a professor of psychology at California State University, Los Angeles; and a licensed clinical psychologist.

Dianne Duvall

Dianne Duvall is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Immortal Guardians paranormal romance series. Her debut novel, Darkness Dawns, was nominated for the RT Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Vampire Romance by RT Book Reviews. Dianne holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of St. Thomas.

Jim Dwyer

Jim Dwyer is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who writes the "About New York" column for the New York Times. He is also the author or coauthor of several books, including Actual Innocence and 102 Minutes, which was a finalist for the 2005 National Book Award. He lives in New York City.

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz was personal secretary to Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) in Krakow and in Rome.

Pete Earley

Pete Earley, a former reporter for The Washington Post, is the author of eight works of nonfiction, including the bestsellers The Hot House and Family of Spies and the multi-award-winning Circumstantial Evidence.

Lynette Eason

Lynette Eason is the award-winning, bestselling author of several romantic suspense series, including the Women of Justice and Deadly Reunions novels. Lynette graduated from the University of South Carolina and went on to earn her master's degree in education from Converse College. She lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children. Visit her at

Henrik Eberle

Henrik Eberle, a freelance journalist and historian, completed his Ph.D. dissertation on the scientific policies of National Socialism in 2002. He currently teaches history at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenburg.

Allan W. Eckert

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Annette Economides

Annette Economides spent twenty-one years as a stay-at-home mom until she joined her husband, Steve, in writing and publishing the Home Economiser newsletter. Annette and Steve have been profiled on TV and radio and in newspapers and magazines worldwide.

Steve Economides

Steve Economides spent twenty-three years in the graphics and advertising industry in Phoenix, Arizona. He's enjoying spending time being a dad while writing and working from home. Steve and his wife, Annette, publish the HomeEconomiser newsletter and have been profiled on TV and radio and in newspapers and magazines worldwide.

Bill Eddy

Bill Eddy, LCSW, JD, is cofounder and president of High Conflict Institute, LLC, in San Diego, California, and Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego, California.

Russ C. Edelman

Russ C. Edelman is a cofounder of the consulting firm Nice Guy Strategies, based in Massachusetts.

Cynthia Eden

Cynthia Eden is an award-winning author of paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels, including the Deadly series. She majored in communications and sociology and graduated summa cum laude, but soon decided that writing fiction was more fun than sticking to the facts. She lives along the Alabama Gulf Coast. Visit her at

Bob Edwards

BOB EDWARDS is the host of The Bob Edwards show on XM Satellite Radio. From 1979 until 2004, he hosted NPR's Morning Edition.

Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan is a national enterprise reporter for the New York Times. He is the author of four books and the recipient of several awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Seattle.

Thomas Egenes

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Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestsellers Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch.

Sigal Ehrlich

Sigal Ehrlich is a wife, a mother, a reader, and a nonromantic who writes romances. By her teen years she had already lived on three different continents, where she was lucky to experience and visit a variety of places and meet unique people. She currently calls Estonia home, where she lives with her husband and three kids.

Joe Ehrmann

Joe Ehrmann is a former Baltimore Colts defensive lineman and cofounder of Coach for America. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Paula Ehrmann

Paula Ehrmann is a licensed, clinical, professional counselor with over twenty years of experience in psychotherapeutic treatment. She runs a private practice, Paula Ehrmann & Associates, LLC, and iscofounder of Coach for America and of Building Men and Women for Others, Inc.

Bart D. Ehrman

Bart Ehrman chairs the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A.

Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A., is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association and the Learning Disabilities Association of America and a board member for the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Fernette F. Eide, M.D.

Fernette F. Eide, M.D., is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association and the Learning Disabilities Association of America and the coauthor of The Mislabeled Child.

Jonathan Eig

Jonathan Eig is a former writer and editor for the Chicago bureau of the Wall Street Journal and the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig.

Carlos Eire

Born in Havana in 1950, Carlos Eire left his homeland in 1962, one of fourteen thousand unaccompanied children airlifted out of Cuba by Operation Pedro Pan. He is now the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University.

David Eisenhower

David Eisenhower is the director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Eisenhower at War, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History.

Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the author of Special People and Pat Nixon: The Untold Story.

Howard J. Eisenson, M.D.

Howard J. Eisenson, M.D., is the program director of the Duke Diet & Fitness Center.

Modris Eksteins

Modris Eksteins is an award-winning Canadian historian who has written numerous books including, Walking Since Daybreak and Limits of Reason. He has won many awards, including the Ferguson Prize and the Trillium Book Award. Modris is professor emeritus of history at University of Toronto Scarborough.

Mohamed ElBaradei

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Janet Elder

Janet Elder is a senior editor at the New York Times.

George Eliot

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Lise Eliot, Ph.D.

The author of Pink Brain, Blue Brain, Lise Eliot, Ph.D., is an associate professor of neuroscience at the Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Marc Eliot

Marc Eliot has written widely on the media and popular culture and is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including the highly acclaimed biographies Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart.

Peter Elkind

Peter Elkind, an editor at large at Fortune magazine, is an award-winning investigative reporter and the author of The Death Shift.

L. M. Elliott

L. M. Elliott is the award-winning author of several young adult novels, including Flying South; Give Me Liberty; Annie, Between the States; and A Troubled Peace. With New York Times bestselling illustrator Lynn Musinger, she has also created five award-winning picture books. She lives in Virginia with her family.

Jason Elliot

Jason Elliot is a notable, prizewinning travel writer whose works include An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award.

Kelly Elliott

Kelly Elliott is a contemporary romance writer and the author of the Wanted series. She lives in Texas with her husband and daughter. Visit Kelly at

Jerome Ellison

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J. T. Ellison

J. T. Ellison is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author or coauthor of several critically acclaimed novels, including All the Pretty Girls, 14, and The Final Cut, with Catherine Coulter. She lives in Nashville.

Sarah Ellison

Sarah Ellison, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, led the paper's coverage of Rupert Murdoch's bid for Dow Jones.

Shane Ellison, MS

Shane Ellison, MS, is the author of numerous books, including Health Myths Exposed and Hidden Truth About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs. He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Grant and has appeared in the award-winning documentary Prescription for Disaster by Gary Null and Associates. Shane lives in Colorado.

C.J. Ellisson

C. J. Ellisson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Johnny Living Dangerously, More than Tolerable, and the VV Inn series, which includes Vampire Vacation, Just One Taste, The Hunt, and Big Game.

Charles D. Ellis

Charles D. Ellis is a consultant to large institutional investors and government agencies, as well as the author of twelve books, including Wall Street People: True Stories of Today's Masters and Moguls.

Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis is one of the most prolific graphic novelists in the world and the creator of such popular series as Transmetropolitan and The Authority.

Chester Elton

Chester Elton is vice president of performance at the O. C. Tanner Company and coauthor, with Adrian Gostick, of the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller A Carrot a Day.

Douglas J. Emlen

Douglas J. Emlen is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House. He has also earned multiple research awards from the National Science Foundation, including their five-year CAREER award. Douglas is a professor at the University of Montana.

Dan Emmett

Dan Emmett served on the United States Secret Service's elite Counter Assault Team before being selected for the Presidential Protective Division. After twenty-one years as an agent, Dan retired from the Secret Service and joined the CIA. Today, he is an adjunct professor as well as a security consultant for both private industry and the U.S. government.

Thomas Emson

Thomas Emson is the author of several novels, including Maneater, Zombie Britannica, and the Vampire Trinity series.

Michael Ende

Michael Ende (1929–1995) was a German author of fantasy and children's literature whose best-known works include Momo and The Neverending Story.

Susan Ende

Susan Ende, M.F.T, is a psychotherapist and has taught at the California Institute of Technology, Pepperdine University, and California State University at Los Angeles.

Friedrich Engels

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Dr. Brandy Engler

Dr. Brandy Engler, coauthor of The Men on My Couch, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology. She lives in Los Angeles, where she runs a private practice.

T. J. English

T. J. English is a journalist, a screenwriter, and the author of Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster.

Suzanne Enoch

Suzanne Enoch is the New York Times bestselling author of over thirty Regency novels and historical romances, including the Scandalous Highlanders series, the Scandalous Brides series, The Black Duke's Prize, Always a Scoundrel, and Stolen Kisses. She is a native and current resident of Southern California. Visit Suzanne at

Joseph Epstein

Joseph Epstein is the bestselling author of books including Snobbery and Friendship.

Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy.

Ahmet Ertegun

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Chris Ertel

Chris Ertel is an innovation and strategy consultant with seventeen years of experience advising senior executives of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and large nonprofits. He lives in Berkley, California.

Charles Esdaile

Charles Esdaile is a senior lecturer in history and the author of several books on history, including The Peninsular Warand Spain in the Liberal Age.

Caldwell B. Esselstyn

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Barry Estabrook

Barry Estabrook is a James Beard Award–winning journalist whose work has been featured in publications including the New York Times Magazine, Reader's Digest, and the Washington Post.

Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman, an award-winning author, has written more than sixty novels, including American Detective and Nicotine Kiss.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans is a historian as well as an editor of military history and current affairs books.

M. Stanton Evans

M. Stanton Evans is the author of several books, including Blacklisted by History, The Theme Is Freedom, and The Politics of Surrender.

Patricia Evans

Patricia Evans is a highly acclaimed interpersonal communications specialist, public speaker, and consultant. She is the author of several books on the topic of verbal abuse, the first of which, The Verbally Abusive Relationship, was praised by Newsweek as "groundbreaking."

Bratniss Everclean

Bratniss Everclean is a pseudonym for veteran parody authors Aaron Geary and John Bailey Owen. Their books include Nightlight: A Parody and The Hunger But Mainly Death Games.

Anthony Everitt

Anthony Everitt, a sometime visiting professor in the visual and performing arts at Nottingham Trent University, has written extensively on European culture and is the author of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome.

David Faber

David Faber, a historian and writer, served as a conservative member of Parliament from 1992 until 2001 and is the author of Speaking for England.

Brian Fagan

Brian Fagan is the author of Fish on Friday, The Little Ice Age, The Long Summer, and the New York Times bestseller The Great Warming.

Jason Fagone

Jason Fagone writes about science, sports, and culture. His work has appeared in Wired, GQ, Men's Journal, the New York Times Magazine, and other publications. He is the author of Insatiable: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream.

Steve Fainaru

Steve Fainaru, an award-winning correspondent for the Washington Post, is coauthor of The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream.

Charles Faint

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Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks (1883–1939) was a very successful actor, director, screenwriter, and author. He is best known for his early social comedies and popular swashbucklers, such as The Mark of Zorro and The Iron Mask.

Linda Fairstein

Linda Fairstein is the author of many bestselling novels, including Killer Heat, Bad Blood, and Death Dance, and winner of the 2001 Nero Award.

Susan Fales-Hill

Susan Fales-Hill is an award-winning television writer and producer and the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Always Wear Joy.

Sabastien Falletti

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Siobhan Fallon

Siobhan Fallon lived at Fort Hood, Texas, while her husband, an Army major, was deployed to Iraq for two tours of duty. She earned her M.F.A. at the New School in New York City.

Bernard B. Fall

Bernard B. Fall (d. 1967) was a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia. His books include Hell in a Very Small Place and Last Reflections on a War. He was killed while covering Vietnam.

Diane Fanning

Diane Fanning is the Edgar Award–nominated, nationally bestselling author of twelve true crime books, including Sleep My Darlings, Her Deadly Web, Mommy’s Little Girl, and Through the Window. She has appeared on numerous network and cable news shows and radio stations, including Today, 48 Hours, and 20/20. She lives in Bedford, Virginia.

Stephan Faris

Stephan Faris, a journalist who specializes in writing about the developing world, has written articles for Time, Fortune, the Atlantic Monthly, and other publications.

John Farmer

John Farmer, senior counsel to the 9/11 Commission and coauthor of The 9/11 Commission Report, now serves as dean of the Rutgers University Law School in Newark.

Michael Farquhar

Michael Farquhar is the bestselling author ofA Treasury of Royal Scandals, A Treasury of Great American Scancals, A Treasury of Deception, and A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans, as well as coauthor of The Century: History as It Happened on the Front Page of the Capital's Newspaper.

John A. Farrell

John A. Farrell is an award-winning journalist and the author of Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century.

Tere Duperrault Fassbender

Tere Duperrault Fassbender is retired from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, where she built a career protecting the waterways and the near-shore areas from being overdeveloped and altered.

Julie A. Fast

Julie A. Fast is a world leading mental health expert and the author of books including Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder.

Stefan Fatsis

Stefan Fatsis is a sports reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times bestselling author of Word Freak.

Florence Fehrenbach

Florence Fehrenbach is the granddaughter of Karl von Wendt, a co-conspirator and close friend of Philipp von Boeselager.

Jerome Fehrenbach

Jérôme Fehrenbach helped his wife, Florence Fehrenbach, to convince Philipp von Boeselager to recount his experience in the failed attempt to assassinate Hitler.

T. R. Fehrenbach

Colonel T. R. Fehrenbach (Ret.) is the author of Comanches: The Destruction of a People; Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans; and Seven Keys to Texas.

Gregory Feifer

Gregory Feifer, the Moscow correspondent for NPR, has reported and written for several international media outlets and is coauthor of Spy Handler.

Andrew Feinstein

Andrew Feinstein is the author of the political memoir After the Party: Corruption, the ANC and South Africa's Future.

John Feinstein

John Feinstein, a writer for Inside Sports and Golf, is the bestselling author of Let Me Tell You a Story and Caddy for Life.

Bruce Feldman

Bruce Feldman is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books and articles, including Swing Your Sword, Meat Market, and Cane Mutiny. He has covered college football for two decades, including seventeen years at ESPN. He is the CBS Sports senior college football columnist. Bruce lives in Los Angeles.

Mark Felt

Mark Felt (1913–2008) retired from his position as associate director of the FBI in 1973. He was the whistleblower who was referred to as "Deep Throat" during the investigation of the Watergate scandal in the early 1970s. In addition to A G-Man's Life, his memoir detailing his life as an FBI agent, he is also the author of The FBI Pyramid from the Inside.

Jerry Della Femina

Jerry Della Femina has worked in the advertising industry for over fifty years, and he was an adviser on the first season of the hit television show Mad Men.

Reuven Fenton

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Richard Ferber, M.D.

The author of Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems, Richard Ferber, M.D., is the director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children's Hospital Boston.

Andrew Ferguson

Andrew Ferguson is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard and lives in Washington, D.C.

Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the bestselling author of Paper and Iron and The House of Rothschild.

Robert Ferguson

Robert Ferguson is the author of the literary biographies Enigma: The Life of Knut Hamsen and Henrik Ibsen: A New Biography.

John Ferling

John Ferling is a professor emeritus of history at the State University of West Georgia and the author of the award-winning A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic.

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

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Zoe Ferraris

Zoë Ferraris is the author of the novel Finding Nouf, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Award for First Fiction.

Lucy Ferriss

Lucy Ferriss is the author of several books, including the novels Against Gravity, The Misconceiver, and Nerves of the Heart, which was a finalist in the Peter Taylor Prize competition.

Julia Fierro

Julia Fierro's work has been published in Guernica, Poets & Writers, Ploughshares, and other publications. In 2002, she founded the Sackett Street Writers' Workshop, and she is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a teaching-writing fellow. Julia lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. Visit her at

Ronald K. Fierstein

Ron Fierstein is a an entertainment attorney and a co-producer of the current Broadway hit, Kinky Boots. Ron splits his time between Chappaqua, NY, and North Hero, VT.

Orlando Figes

Orlando Figes is the author of several books, including The Crimean War, The Whisperers, Natasha's Dance, and A People's Tragedy.

Charles Finch

Charles Finch is the Agatha Award–nominated author of the acclaimed Charles Lenox mystery series.

David Finch

David Finch attended the University of Miami, where he earned a bachelor of music, then started his career as an audio engineer while playing the saxophone in several funk/fusion bands. In 2008 David was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.

David Finkel

David Finkel is one of the nation' s most respected wealth experts. A former Olympic-level athlete, he is a real estate multimillionaire and the co-creator of Maui Mastermind, the world' s most exclusive wealth retreat.

Irving Finkel

Irving Finkel is assistant keeper of ancient Mesopotamian script, languages, and cultures at the British Museum. He is the curator in charge of cuneiform inscriptions on tablets of clay from ancient Mesopotamia, of which the Middle East Department has the largest collection of any modern museum. Irving is the author of several academic articles and books on ancient Babylon.

Guy Finley

Guy Finley is the bestselling author of The Secret of Letting Go, The Essential Laws of Fearless Living, and thirty-five other works, which have sold over a million copies in eighteen languages worldwide.

Terence T. Finn

Terence T. Finn is the author of two novels, The Best of Times and To Begin Again, as well as When Europe Went Mad, an account of the First World War.

David Fisher

David Fisher is the author and coauthor of more than seventy books and eighteen New York Times bestsellers.

Boris Fishman

Boris Fishman was born in Minsk, in the former Soviet Union, and emigrated to the United States in 1988. He received a degree in Russian literature from Princeton University, and his journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine and Book Review, Harper’s, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal and other publications.

Charles Fishman

Charles Fishman, the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wal-Mart Effect, a finalist for the Goldman Sachs-Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award, has worked for the innovative business magazine Fast Company since 1996.

Ted C. Fishman

Ted C. Fishman is a veteran journalist and former commodities trader who has emerged as a leading expert on the People's Republic of China. His essays and reports have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, and Esquire, among others.

Tom Fitton

Tom Fitton is an internationally recognized expert on government corruption, immigration enforcement, congressional and judicial ethics, and open government.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), the author of The Great Gatsby, is considered one of the most influential American writers of the twentieth century.

Huntley Fitzpatrick

Huntley Fitzpatrick is the author of My Life Next Door. She lives in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, with her husband and six children.

Martin Fitzpatrick

Martin Fitzpatrick is coauthor, with Paul Colby, of The Bitter End: Hanging Out at America's Nightclub.

Robert Fitzpatrick

Robert Fitzpatrick served more than twenty years as an FBI agent and chief in a career highlighted by his involvement in the Martin Luther King, Jr., killing and the ABSCAM investigation in Miami that resulted in the indictments of numerous public officials.

Matthew Flaming

Matthew Flaming grew up in Los Angeles and studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Hampshire College in Massachusetts.

Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery is one of the most celebrated scientists of our time and the bestselling author of The Weather Makers, The Eternal Frontier, and Chasing Kangaroos.

Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880) was a French novelist of the realist school, best known for writing Madame Bovary, a story of adultery and the unhappy love affair of provincial wife Emma Bovary.

Arthur Fleischmann

A passionate advocate for children with autism, Arthur Fleischmann is the founder and president of John St., a Canadian advertising agency.

Carly Fleischmann

Carly Fleischmann is the daughter of Arthur Fleischmann, author of Carly's Voice, which chronicles Carly's inspiring journey through the challenges of living with autism.

Alexandra Rockey Fleming

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Charles Fleming

Charles Fleming is a former Newsweek correspondent and the author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess.

Anne M. Fletcher

Anne M. Fletcher is a nationally known health and medical writer and the author of several books, including the national bestsellers Thin for Life, Eating Thin for Life, and Sober for Good.

Martin Fletcher

Martin Fletcher, one of the most highly respected foreign correspondents in television news, is currently based in Israel, where he is NBC News bureau chief in Tel Aviv.

Kathleen Flinn

Kathleen Flinn is a journalist whose work has appeared in publications including the chicago Tribune and the author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry.

Elizabeth Flock

Elizabeth Flock is the New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed novels But Inside I'm Screaming, Sleepwalking in Daylight, Everything Must Go, and Me & Emma.

Charles Bracelen Flood

Charles Bracelen Flood is the author of twelve books, including Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War and Rise, and Fight Again: Perilous Times Along the Road to Independence, winner of an American Revolution Round Table Award.

Eugene B. Fluckey

Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey (1913–2007) was a United States Navy submarine commander who received the Medal of Honor and four Navy Crosses for his service during World War II.

Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn is a science fiction writer with over a dozen books to his name, including the four-book Firestar series, The Wreck of the River of Stars, and the Hugo Award–nominated Eifelheim.

Stephen Flynn

Stephen Flynn is among the world's most widely cited experts on homeland security and trade and transportation issues.

Gaelen Foley

Gaelen Foley is the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of many historical romances. She has won numerous genre awards, including the Booksellers' Best Award, the NJRW Golden Leaf (three times), the National Readers' Choice Award, the Beacon, and the Holt Medallion. Gaelen lives in Pennsylvania with her husband.

Anita Folsom

Anita Folsom served as county chairman for the Reagan / Mitch McConnell campaigns in 1984 and worked for U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell for two years after his election.

Burton W. Folsom, Jr.

Burton W. Folsom, Jr., is a professor of history at Hillsdale College in Michigan and the author of The Myth of the Robber Barons and Empire Builders: How Michigan Entrepreneurs Helped Make America Great.

Eric Foner

Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and the author of a number of books on the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery, and nineteenth-century America, including the prizewinning Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877.

Kevin Fong, MD

Kevin Fong, MD, is co-director of the Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine. A fellow of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, he is an honorary lecturer in physiology at University College London.

Jeffrey Foote, PhD

Jeffrey Foote, PhD, is cofounder and executive director of the Center for Motivation & Change (CMC).

Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes is the chairman and CEO of Forbes Media and editor in chief of Forbes magazine. An internationally recognized and respected authority in the worlds of finance and corporate leadership, he the author of Flat Tax Revolution and A New Birth of Freedom.

Sukey Forbes

Sukey Forbes is a bereaved mother, a parent of teens, a blogger, and a woman who has chosen to fully embrace all that life has to offer. Her great-great-great-grandfather is famous American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson. Sukey currently lives near Boston, where she runs an art, antiques, and interior design company. Visit her at

Marie Force

Marie Force is the USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of many contemporary romances, including the McCarthys of Gansett Island series, the Fatal series, the Treading Water books, and several stand-alone titles.

Robert Forczyk

Robert Forczyk has written numerous books, including Kursk 1943, Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1941-1942, and Nez Perce 1877. He a PhD in International Relations and National Security and is retired from the US Army. Robert lives in Washington, DC.

Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford (1873–1939) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and editor who is best remembered for The Good Soldier and Parade's End, the latter of which was originally published as four books.

Amanda Foreman

Amanda Foreman is a freelance journalist who earned her Ph.D. in history from Oxford University, where she has worked as a researcher.

Peter Thomas Fornatale

Peter Thomas Fornatale is a freelance writer and editor and the author of The Winning Contest Player. He lives in New York.

P. M. Forni

P. M. Forni is an award-winning professor of Italian Literature at Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Civility Solution and other books.

James Forrester, M.D.

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E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster (1879–1970) was an English novelist, short-story writer, essayist, and librettist, whose best known novels include Howards End, A Room with a View, and A Passage to India.

Susan Forward

Susan Forward, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned therapist, lecturer, and author of the number one New York Times bestseller Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them.

Karin Fossum

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Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster has written in a variety of genres, including hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction.

Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault (1926–1984) was a French philosopher, historian, social theorist, and philologist. One of the leading intellectuals of the twentieth century and the most prominent thinker in post-war France, Foucault's work influenced disciplines as diverse as history, sociology, philosophy, sociology, and literary criticism.

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

The Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation promotes increased independence for people who are blind by providing them with the highest quality German shepherds possible.

Jenifer Fox, M.Ed.

Currently the head of the Purnell School in Pottersville, New Jersey, Jenifer Fox has worked as a teacher and administrator for twenty-five years.

Margalit Fox

Margalit Fox is a New York Times journalist originally trained as a linguist. She is the author of Talking Hands.

Lauren Francis-Sharma

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Lois P. Frankel

Dr. Lois P. Frankel is the author of the international bestsellers Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and Nice Girls Don't Get Rich, which have been translated into over twenty-five languages.

Rebecca Frankel

Rebecca Frankel is a senior editor at Foreign Policy Magazine. Her regular Friday column, "Rebecca's War Dog of the Week," has been featured on The Best Defense since January 2010. Rebecca has appeared as a commentator on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer and MSNBC. In 2011, she was named one of twelve women in foreign policy to follow on Twitter by The Daily Muse.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the most important and influential Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a leading author, political theorist, politician, printer, scientist, inventor, civic activist, and diplomat.

Jon Franklin

Jon Franklin, the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, is a journalism professor at the University of Maryland and the author of The Molecules of the Mind.

Lucinda Franks

Journalist Lucinda Franks won a Pulitzer Prize in 1971 for her national reporting.

Adam Frank

Adam Frank is a professor of astrophysics at the University of Rochester and a regular contributor to Discover and Astronomy magazines.

Ella Frank

Ella Frank is the author of the Exquisite series, Blind Obsession, and Try. Ella lives in the South.

Jacquelyn Frank

Jacquelyn Frank is the New York Times bestselling author of the Nightwalkers series, the Shadowdwellers novels, the Gatherers novels, and the Three Worlds series. She lives in North Carolina.

Jeffrey Frank

Jeffrey Frank is the author of the novels The Columnist, Bad Publicity, Trudy Hopedale, and The Creep.

Robert Frank

Robert Frank is a senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal.

Robert H. Frank

Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and a professor of economics at Cornell University and the author of Falling Behind andThe Winner-Take-All Society.

Beau Fraser

Beau Fraser is managing director of The Gate Worldwide, the second-oldest ad agency in the United States.

Laura Fraser

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Robert M. Galford

Robert M. Galford is a managing partner at the Center for Executive Development.

Gary W. Gallagher

Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor of History at the University of Virginia and the author of several books, including The Confederate War and Causes Won, Lost and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War.

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Robert Gandt is a former U.S. Navy fighter pilot and Pan American and Delta Air Lines captain, and the author of eleven books on military and aviation subjects, including China Clipper, Fly Low, Fly Fast, and Bogeys and Bandits.

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Darien Gee

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Bill Geist

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Willie Geist

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Tamar Geller

Tamar Geller, a former Israeli intelligence officer, owns and operates The Loved Dog, southern California's first cage-free boarding and day care center.

Rita Golden Gelman

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Ted Genoways

Ted Genoways, an award-winning poet, journalist, and editor, is the author of Walt Whitman and the Civil War. He served as editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review from 2003 to 2012, during which time the magazine won six National Magazine Awards. He is a winner of the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. Ted lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, with his family.

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Charlotte Gerson

Charlotte Gerson, the founder of the Gerson Institute, has lectured on the benefits of nutritional therapy at health organizations worldwide.

Kim Ghattas

Kim Ghattas was part of an Emmy Award–winning BBC team covering the Lebanon–Israel conflict of 2006. She has been the BBC's State Department radio and TV correspondent since 2008.

Brent Ghelfi

Brent Ghelfi has served as a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals and now owns and operates several businesses.

Nadene Ghouri

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D. M. Giangreco

D. M. Giangreco served for more than twenty years as an editor for Military Review, and he is the award-winning author or coauthor of numerous articles and books, including The Soldier from Independence, War in Korea, 1950–1953, and Eyewitness Vietnam, written with Donald L. Gilmore.

David Gibbins

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Ann Gibbons

Ann Gibbons has been the primary writer on human evolution for Science magazine for more than a decade.

Kahlil Gibran

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Guy Gibson

Guy Gibson (1918-1944) joined the RAF in 1936, and by 1942, he was a Wing Commander in Bomber Command leading his squadron on raids on major German targets. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry and inspiring leadership on the Dambuster raid in May 1943. Guy was shot down and killed in September 1944.

Tanya Egan Gibson

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William Gibson

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Gerd Gigerenzer

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Brad Gilbert

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Martin Gilbert

Martin Gilbert is Winston Churchill's official biographer, and a leading historian of the modern world.

Mike Gilbert

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Paul Gilding

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John Gillespie

John Gillespie worked as an investment banker with Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Bear Stearns for eighteen years.

Isabel Gillies

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Steven M. Gillon

Steven M. Gillon is a professor of history at the University of Oklahoma and the author of books including The Kennedy Assassination—24 Hours After and The American Paradox: A History of the United States Since 1945.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Susan Gregg Gilmore

Susan Gregg Gilmore is the author of the novel Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen and has written for the Los Angeles Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

James Gimpel

James Gimpel is a professor of government at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the editor of American Politics Research, a scholarly journal specializing in the empirical study of American political behavior and institutions.

Newt Gingrich

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Suzy Giordano

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Deeanne Gist

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Rebecca Gladding, M.D.

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William Gladstone

William Gladstone has worked at the highest levels of book publishing, created the Waterside Technical Book Conferences, and has been involved in the creation of several digital publishing enterprises, including the first print-on-demand book publishing company.

Edward Glaeser

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Seressia Glass

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John Glatt

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Molly Gloss

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Lorri Glover

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Seth Godin

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Nikolai Gogol

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Ben Goldacre

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Bernard Goldberg

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Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and a contributing editor to the National Review.

Christie Golden

Award-winning author Christie Golden has written thirty novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, including On Fire's Wings and Instrument of Fate.

Christopher Golden

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David Goldfield

David Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and the author of books including America Aflame and Still Fighting the Civil War.

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, who taught political science for many years at Harvard University, is the prizewinning author of Hitler's Willing Executioners and A Moral Reckoning.

Francisco Goldman

Francisco Goldman is a professor of English at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and the acclaimed author of several books, including Say Her Name, The Long Night of White Chickens, and The Ordinary Seaman.

Noah J. Goldstein

Noah J. Goldstein is a professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he has won awards for both teaching and research.

Warren Goldstein

Warren Goldstein is the history department chair at the University of Hartford and the author of books including Playing for Keeps and William Sloane Coffin: A Holy Impatience.

Nancy Goldstone

Nancy Goldstone is coauthor, with her husband, Lawrence, of five books, including Out of the Flames, The Friar and the Cipher, and Warmly Inscribed.

Adrian Goldsworthy

Historian Adrian Goldsworthy is the author of numerous books, including Roman Warfare, The Punic Wars, The Fall of Carthage), Cannae, and In the Name of Rome. He is a visiting fellow at the University of Newcastle and can be seen presenting TV documentaries and giving lectures. Adrian lives in South Wales.

Barry M. Goldwater, Jr.

Barry M. Goldwater, Jr., the son of Senator Barry Goldwater, served as Congressman from California for fourteen years. Since 1983, he has held positions involving finance, management, and sales.

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater (1909–1998) was a five-term U.S. senator from Arizona and the Republican Party's nominee for president in the 1964 election.

K. M. Golland

K. M. Golland is the author of the Temptation series. After studying legal practice for two years and working as a land conveyancer for four years, she put her career on hold to raise two beautiful children. Always having a love for reading, she decided rather than returning to the legal industry, she would become a writer. K. M. lives in Australia.

Adam Leith Gollner

Adam Leith Gollner has written for the New York Times, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, and Good magazine.

Peter J. Gomes

Peter J. Gomes is the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Book, The Good Life, Sermons, and Strength for the Journey.

Jo Goodman

Jo Goodman a USA Today bestselling author who has written multiple series, including the Hamilton Family series and the Thorne Brothers series. Jo lives in West Virginia.

Rob Goodman

Rob Goodman has worked as the speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. His speeches and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal.

David Goodwillie

David Goodwillie is the author of the acclaimed memoir Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, for which he was named one of the Best New Writers of 2006 by members of the PEN American Center.

Jason Goodwin

Jason Goodwin is the author of Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire and On Foot to the Golden Horn.

Robert Goodwin

Robert Goodwin is a visiting research fellow at King's College in London.

Dana Goodyear

Dana Goodyear is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of a collection of poems entitled Honey and Junk.

Annette Gordon-Reed

Annette Gordon-Reed is a professor of history at Rutgers University and the author of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy.

Eliza Gordon

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Meryl Gordon

Meryl Gordon is a full-time magazine journalist who has been a contract writer for New York magazine for the past fifteen years.

Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon is the award-winning author of the novels Spending, The Company of Women, The Rest of Life, Final Payments, The Other Side, and Pearl.

Kristin Gore

Kristin Gore has written for several television shows, including Futurama and Saturday Night Live, and she is the author of the novels Sammy's House and Sammy's Hill.

Melissa Gorga

Melissa Gorga, costar of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, is a recording artist with multiple songs breaking the top ten Dance/R&B charts on iTunes, including "On Display" and "How Many Times." Love Italian Style: The Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage is her first book.

James Gorman

James Gorman is deputy science editor of the New York Times and editor of its Science Times section.

Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick, an award-winning business author, is coauthor, with Chester Elton, of the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller A Carrot a Day.

John M. Gottman, Ph.D.

John Gottman, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Washington and the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen books, including The Relationship Cure, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, and The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.

Jonathan Gottschall

Jonathan Gottschall is an English professor at Washington & Jefferson College and the author The Rape of Troy: Evolution, Violence, and the World of Homer and Literature, Science, and a New Humanities.

Eileen Goudge

Eileen Goudge is the New York Times bestselling author of One Last Dance and Garden of Lies.

Emily Gould

Emily Gould is the author of And the Heart Says Whatever and co-owner, with Ruth Curry, of the feminist publishing start-up Emily Books. A former editor at Gawker, she has written extensively for a number of publications, including the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, MIT Technology Review, Poetry magazine, the Economist, Slate, and Jezebel.

Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University and the author of over twenty books.

Ella Grace

Ella Grace is a pseudonym for Christy Reece, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of the Last Chance Rescue series.

Melody Grace

Melody Grace is the USA Today bestselling author of the Beachwood Bay series, which includes the novels Unbroken, Unafraid, Untouched, and Untamed Hearts.

Anne Gracie

Anne Gracie is the award-winning author of the Merridew Sisters series and the Devil Riders series, along with several novellas.

Rebecca Grado

Rebecca Grado is a licensed spiritual psychotherapist and author. For the past twenty-five years, she has maintained a thriving private practice, helping thousands of individuals discover their power and expand their awareness through the techniques taught in her books and seminars.

James Grady

James Grady is the author of the bestselling thriller "Six Days of the Condor." He is the recipient of the Grand Prix du Roman Noir (France) and the Raymond Chandler Award (Italy), and was an Edgar nominee in the United States. Grady now lives in Washington, D.C.

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Angela Graham

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Bob Graham

Bob Graham is a former U.S. senator and two-term Florida governor. He is the author of the novel Keys to the Kingdom.

Michael Graham

Michael Graham hosts a midmorning radio talk show at 96.9 Boston Talks and is the author of Redneck Nation and Clinton and Me.

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Cecilia Grant

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Donna Grant

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Donna Grant has been praised for her "totally addictive" and "unique and sensual" stories. She has written more than thirty novels spanning multiple genres of romance. She lives with her husband, two children, a dog, and four cats in Colorado. Visit

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Rachel Grant

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Ulysses S. Grant

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Gunter Grass

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Robert Graysmith

Robert Graysmith is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of true crime books, including Zodiac, The Laughing Gorilla, and The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower.

Ed Gray

Ed Gray is a naturalist writer and cofounder, with his wife, Rebecca, of Gray's Sporting Journal.

John Gray

John Gray is a relationship therapist and the bestselling author of many books, including Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.

Juliana Gray

Juliana Gray is the award-winning author of A Lady Never Lies, A Gentleman Never Tells, and A Duke Never Yields.

L. Patrick Gray III

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Thomas Greanias

Thomas Greanias is a former journalist and the New York Times bestselling author of novels including Raising Atlantis, The Atlantis Prophecy, and The Promised War.

Andrew Greeley

Reverend Andrew Greeley is a priest, distinguished sociologist, and bestselling author.

Andy Greenberg

Andy Greenberg is a staff writer for Forbes magazine and the author of This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World's Information.

Gary Greenberg

Gary Greenberg is a practicing psychotherapist in Connecticut and the author of The Noble Lie, as well as a contributing writer to Mother Jones.

Jeff Greenberg

Jeff Greenberg is a social psychology professor at the University of Arizona.

Julie Greene

Julie Greene is a professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park and the author of Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881–1917.

Melissa Fay Greene

Melissa Fay Greene is the author of several books, including No Biking in the House Without a Helmet and the two National Book Award finalists Praying for Sheetrock and The Temple Bombing.

Robert Greenfield

Robert Greenfield is an award-winning journalist and the author of books including STP: A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones.

Anna Katharine Green

Known as the "Mother of the Detective Novel," Anna Katharine Green (1846–1935) shaped the structure of the modern detective novel and gave it a distinctive American style. Her works include the bestselling The Leavenworth Case, A Strange Disappearance, and The Step on the Stair.

Charles H. Green

Charles H. Green is president of Trusted Advisor Associates, which focuses on trust-based client and customer relationships.

Dominic Green

Dominic Green is the author of The Double Life of Doctor Lopez and Benny Green: Words and Music.

Daryl Gregory

Daryl Gregory is the author of numerous novels, including Raising Stony Mayhall and Afterparty. He has won and been a finalist for several awards, including the Crawford Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the Shirley Jackson Award. Daryl lives in Pennsylvania with his family.

Kristiana Gregory

Kristiana Gregory has written numerous books for middle-grade readers, including Orphan Runaways, Jimmy Spoon and the Pony Express, The Stowaway, and three titles in the Dear America series: The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, and The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West.

Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens is a senior fellow at the University of Missouri and the founder and director of The Mission Continues, a charity that helps wounded veterans find work back at home.

Zane Grey

Considered the "Father of the Adult Western," Zane Grey (1872–1939) was a prolific American writer and the pioneer of the Western literary genre. He produced over 100 books, and for each year from 1915 to 1924, a new Zane Grey title made the bestseller list.

Bruce Grierson

Bruce Grierson is the author of the books Culture Jam and U-Turn. He has been a freelance writer for twenty-five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and Psychology Today, among other publications. Bruce lives in North Vancouver, Canada.

Lynne Griffin

Lynne Griffin, a nationally recognized family life expert, is the author of Life Without Summer and the nonfiction parenting title Negotiation Generation.

Laura Griffin

Laura Griffin is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of numerous titles in romance suspense, including the Glass Sisters series, the Borderline series, and several anthologies.

Patience Griffin

Patience Griffin grew up in a small town along the Mississippi River, living life in a close-knit community. She loves to quilt and has gained some recognition with her September 11 Story Quilt, which has toured the country as the property of the Pentagon. She lives in Texas with a hyper Sheltie, a Bishon-poo, and a bulimic stray cat.

Jacob Grimm

Jacob Grimm (1785–1863) and his brother, Wilhelm, are most famous for their classical collections of folk songs and folktales, especially Children's and Household Tales, which is generally known as Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Wilhelm Grimm

Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859) and his brother, Jacob, are most famous for their classical collections of folk songs and folktales, especially Children's and Household Tales, which is generally known as Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Ken Grimwood

Fantasy writer Ken Grimwood (1944–2003) wrote five novels, including the award-winning Replay and The Voice Outside.

Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is the author of The Monsters of Templeton and has been awarded a Pushcart Prize for her short stories.

Kelle Groom

Kelle Groom is the author of the three poetry collections Five Kingdoms, Luckily, and Underwater City and the recipient of two Florida Book Awards and numerous fellowships for her work.

Winston Groom

Winston Groom is the author of thirteen previous books, including "Forrest Gump," "Better Times Than These," the prizewinning "Shrouds of Glory," and "Conversations with the Enemy," which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. His most recent book is "1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls." He lives in Point Clear, Alabama, and Cashiers, North Carolina.

Jerome Groopman, M.D.

Jerome Groopman, M.D., holds the Dina and Raphael Recanti Chair of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker. He is the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominee On Killing and the coauthor of Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill.

Jane Gross

Jane Gross is a journalist who wrote for Sports Illustrated and the New York Times and the author of A Bittersweet Season.

Ken Gross

Ken Gross has written or ghostwritten sixteen books, including The Victims, The Verdict, and I Got The Show Right Here.

Jonathan Grotenstein

Jonathan Grotenstein, a writer and professional poker player, is the author of God Hates Us All and coauthor, with Phil Gordon, of Poker: The Real Deal.

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Tim S. Grover

Tim S. Grover is world-renowned for his work with championship and Hall of Fame athletes and is an international authority on sports performance and motivation. Since 1989, he has been CEO of Attack Athletics, the legendary training philosophy that teaches excellence, commitment, and the concept of "don’t think" to elite athletes and business professionals around the world.

Jeff Grubb

Jeff Grubb is an award-winning author, game designer, and world-builder with a host of credits. Among his books is Gathering Dark: Ice Age Cycle, Book I.

Michael Gruber

Michael Gruber has been a marine biologist, a restaurant cook, a federal government official, and a political speechwriter.

Johnny Gruelle

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Kim Gruenenfelder

Kim Gruenenfelder is the author of Misery Loves Cabernet and There's Cake in My Future, among other books, as well as feature films, episodic teleplays, and two stage plays.

Richard Guare, Ph.D.

Richard Guare, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders, has coauthored several books, including, with Peg Dawson, Ed.D., Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits.

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, a U.S. paratrooper during World War II, was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.

Bill Guggenheim

Bill Guggenheim has been conducting After-Death Communication (ADC) research since 1988, and is the coauthor, with Judy Guggenheim, of Hello from Heaven!.

Judy Guggenheim

Judy Guggenheim has been conducting After-Death-Communication (ADC) research since 1988, and is the coauthor, with Bill Guggenheim, of Hello from Heaven!.

Laura Lee Guhrke

Laura Lee Guhrke is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than fifteen historical romances, including the Guilty series and the Girl-Bachelor Chronicles.

Jeff Guidry

Jeff Guidry is a rock and rhythm-and-blues guitarist who spends his spare time volunteering for the Sarvey Wildlife Center in Washington State.

Kevin Guilfoile

Kevin Guilfoile is the author of Cast of Shadows and has written for McSweeney's, Salon, and the New Republic.

James Guiliani

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Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. Self-employed for his entire adult life, he currently writes for an army of remarkable people at and is a regular contributor to, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Huffington Post, and other outlets.

Richard Guilliatt

Richard Guilliatt has been a journalist for thirty years and is the author of the book Talk of the Devil? Repressed Memory and the Ritual Abuse Witch-Hunt.

Jeff Guinn

Jeff Guinn is the author of Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, which was a finalist for the Edgar Award in 2010.

Imtiaz Gul

Imtiaz Gul has been reporting on Islamist groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan since the late 1980s. Heis the author of The Unholy Nexus: Pak-Afghan Relations under the Taliban.

Nancy J. Gustafson, M.S., R.D.

Nancy J. Gustafson, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietician and has served as a nutritionist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, clinical dietician at the University of Maryland Hospital and Carle Clinic in Illinois, and nutrition instructor at North Dakota State University.

Beth Gutcheon

Beth Gutcheon is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Leeway Cottage and Still Missing, which was made into the feature film Without a Trace.

Kevin R. C. Gutzman

Kevin R. C. Gutzman is a professor of history at Western Connecticut State University and the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution.

Debra Gwartney

Debra Gwartney, a former correspondent for Newsweek magazine, is currently on the nonfiction writing faculty at Portland State University.

Larry Gwin

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S. C. Gwynne

S. C. Gwynne is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared extensively in Time magazine—for which he served as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor from 1988 to 2000—and in Texas Monthly, where he was executive editor.

Scott Haas

Scott Haas is a clinical psychologist, food writer, and the author of Hearing Voices and Are We There Yet?.

Mary Habeck

Mary Habeck is coeditor of Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War and The Great War and the Twentieth Century.

Michihiko Hachiya, MD

Michihiko Hachiya was a Japanese physician who survived the Hiroshima bombing in 1945. He was director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital and lived near the hospital, about a mile from the explosion's center.

Jacob S. Hacker

Jacob S. Hacker is a professor of political science at Yale University and the author or coauthor of several books, including Winner-Take-All Politics and The Great Risk Shift.

Katie Hafner

Katie Hafner is the author or coauthor of several books, including A Romance on Three Legs, The Well, and Where Wizards Stay Up Late. She is also a frequent contributor to the New York Times, covering healthcare and technology.

Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Barbara Bradley Hagerty is the award-winning religion correspondent for National Public Radio and a former reporter for the Christian Science Monitor.

Thomas Hager

Veteran science and medical writer Thomas Hager is the author of three books, including "Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling," and his work has appeared in publications ranging from "Reader's Digest" to "Medical Tribune."

Henry Rider Haggard

Henry Rider Haggard (1856–1925) was an English writer whose best-known work is the romantic adventure tale King Solomon's Mines, though he wrote over forty books in his lifetime.

Chanda Hahn

Chanda Hahn is the bestselling and award-winning author of the Unfortunate Fairy Tale series and the Iron Butterfly series. Her books have been bestsellers in five countries, and she was named one of Amazon's top 100 customer favorite authors. Her Fable was named iBooks Best of 2013 in Australia and New Zealand. Chanda lives in Oregon with her family.

Michael Hainey

Michael Hainey is the deputy editor of GQ magazine.

Bernard Haisch

Bernard Haisch, Ph.D., is an astrophysicist, author of over 130 scientific publications, and a former editor of the Astrophysical Journal.

Hans Halberstadt

Hans Halberstadt has authored or coauthored more than fifty books, mostly on U.S. Special Operations forces, armor, and artillery.

Deborah Halber

Deborah Halber is a freelance journalist who formerly worked in public relations. She has written for the Boston Globe, MIT Technology Review, the graphic news magazine Symbolia, and many university publications. She's also a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Mystery Writers of America, and the National Association of Science Writers. Deborah lives near Boston.

Yossi Klein Halevi

Yossi Klein Halevi is the author of At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden and Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist. A frequent contributor to the op-ed pages of leading newspapers and magazines, he is a contributing editor to the New Republic and a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

John R. Hale

John R. Hale has written for Antiquity, Journal of Roman Archaeology, and Scientific American and is currently director of liberal studies at the University of Louisville.

John T. Halliday

He served in the military for twenty-six years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. A decorated war hero, he logged more than 800 hours of combat time in Southeast Asia and the Gulf War. Halliday lives in Northern California and is a retired Boeing 767 captain. This is his first book.

Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Edward M. Hallowell, MD, is a child and adult psychiatrist and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. He is also the director of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, Massachusetts. He is the author of When You Worry About the Child You Love and The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness. He lives with his wife and children in Arlington, Massachusetts.

Brian Hall

Brian Hall is the author of three novels, including the acclaimed story of the Lewis and Clark expedition, I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company, as well as three books of nonfiction.

Catherine Hall

Catherine Hall worked in documentary film production and then for an international peace-building organization before becoming a freelance writer and editor for human rights and development charities.

James W. Hall

Edgar Award–winning author James W. Hall has produced four books of poetry, a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and fifteen novels, including Under Cover of Daylight, Tropical Freeze, Bones of Coral, Buzz Cut, and Red Sky at Night.

Shyima Hall

Shyima Hall was born in Egypt and sold into slavery at the age of eight. When she was ten, her captors brought her to the United States, and two years later she was rescued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. In 2011, Shyima became an American citizen.

Ian Halperin

Ian Halperin, a winner of the Rolling Stone magazine Award for Investigative Journalism, is the author of the bestseller Celine Dion: Behind the Fairytale and coauthor of Who Killed Kurt Cobain?

Mark Halperin

Mark Halperin is the political director of ABC News and creator of's The Note, which has become a fixture of political journalism.

Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern is the author of Four Wings and a Prayer, Migrations to Solitude, and two books of fiction, and she is a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College.

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton (1757–1804) was the aide-de-camp to George Washington during the Revolutionary War and a member of the Continental Congress. He was a leading figure at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and a principal author of The Federalist Papers.

Nigel Hamilton

Nigel Hamilton is a bestselling and award-winning biographer of President John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and President Bill Clinton, among other subjects. He is a senior fellow in the McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston, and first president of the Biographers International Organization.

Peter F. Hamilton

Peter F. Hamilton's many novels include Fallen Dragon, Misspent Youth, and the bestselling Night's Dawn trilogy, The Reality Dysfunction, The Neutronium Alchemist, and The Naked God. He is also the author of A Second Chance at Eden, a novella and six short stories set in the same brilliantly realized universe.

Victoria Hamilton

Victoria Hamilton is a pseudonym for nationally bestselling romance author Donna Lea Simpson. Her books include the Lady Anne series,the Awaiting series, and many stand-alone titles. Victoria is also the author of the Merry Muffin Mystery series.

Michael Hammer

Michael Hammer, one of the world's foremost business thinkers, is the author of the bestselling business book The Agenda and coauthor, with James Champy, of Reengineering the Corporation.

Darell Hammond

Darell Hammond is the founder and CEO of KaBOOM!, an innovative nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that brings volunteers and community members together to build playgrounds for children across the country.

Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun (1859–1952) was a Norwegian author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature whose best-known worsk include Hunger, Pan, and Growth of the Soil.

Cathi Hanauer

Cathi Hanauer is the bestselling author of The Bitch in the House and the author of the novel My Sister's Bones.

Ka Hancock

Ka Hancock has two nursing degrees and has spent most of her career working with psychiatric and substance abuse patients. She lives in Salt Lake City.

Karen Handel

Karen Handel, former senior vice president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has held senior management positions with several major companies and served as president of one of Georgia's largest chambers of commerce.

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler is the star of E!'s late-night comedy show Chelsea Lately and the author of Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, is the master of a temple in Vietnam, the lineage of which is traceable across two centuries to the Buddha himself.

Patrick Hanlon

Patrick Hanlon has served as a senior executive at the world's most creative advertising agencies, working on famous brands including Absolut, UPS, Sears, and IBM. In August 2003, he founded Thinktopia and began sharing the primal branding concept with marketers from Target, LEGO, Starbucks, and elsewhere.

Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen is a journalist and correspondent who is best known for his work on the Dateline NBC television segment "To Catch a Predator."

James Hansen

Dr. James Hansen is perhaps best known for bringing global warming to the world's attention in the 1980s, when he first testified before Congress.

Jens Hansen

Jens Hansen is coauthor, with Charles A. Crenshaw and J. Gary Shaw, of JFK: Conspiracy of Silence and Trauma Room One.

Matthew Scott Hansen

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Yuval Noah Hararai

Dr. Yuval Noah Harari lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in World History. He has authored numerous articles and books, including The Ultimate Experience and Renaissance Military Memoirs. Yuval lives in Israel.

Chelsea Hardaway

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Ed Hardy

Ed Hardy is an artist best known for his iconic tattoo work and his eponymous apparel and accessories brand.

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was an English poet and regional novelist whose most notable novels are Far from the Madding Crowd and Tess of the D'Urbervilles.

Mimi Hare

Mimi Hare was, at twenty-three, the youngest director of development for a Hollywood production company, where she worked on such feature films as "Jerry Maguire" and "As Good As It Gets." This is her first novel.

Robert D. Hare, Ph.D.

Robert D. Hare, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and the first recipient of the R. D. Hare Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy.

Deborah E. Harkness

Deborah E. Harkness is the New York Times bestselling author of the All Souls trilogy and John Dee's Conversations with Angels. She currently teaches European history and the history of science at the University of Southern California. Visit her at

Melanie Harlow

Melanie Harlow is the author of the Speak Easy series and the Frenched series, as well as a contributor to the anthology Unwrapped. Melanie's stories are inspired by a sense of place, an appreciation for the past, and unexpected pleasures in life—especially the romantic kind. She lives in Detroit, Michigan, with her husband and two daughters.

Claire Harman

Claire Harman is the author of Sylvia Townsend Warner, which won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize; Fanny Burney, which was short-listed for the Whitbread Prize; and the critically acclaimed Robert Louis Stevenson.

Amy Harmon

Amy Harmon is the New York Times bestselling author of Making Faces, A Different Blue, Running Barefoot, and the Purgatory series.

Brian Harmon

Brian Harmon is a writer of horror fiction, suspense, and dark adventure, including the Temple of the Blind series. He grew up in rural Missouri and currently lives in southern Wisconsin with his wife, Guinevere, and their two children. Visit him at

Ken Harmon

Ken Harmon, an award-winning advertising copywriter with a lifelong affection for the noir novels of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, is the author of The Fat Man.

Alexandra Harney

Alexandra Harney, a former reporter for the Financial Times, has been writing about Asia for a decade.

Helen Harper

Helen Harper is the author of the Blood Destiny series and the Olympiana series. She is an English teacher currently living in Malaysia. The growth of urban fantasy fascinated her—the mix of reality and fantasy along with strong heroic female characters appealed to her from the very beginning and inspired her to write her own. Visit her at

Molly Harper

Molly Harper is the author of several romance novels, including And One Last Thing . . . , the Nice Girls series, and the Naked Werewolf series.

Keith Harrell

Keith Harrell is a motivational speaker and the bestselling author of Attitude Is Everything.

Carlos Harrison

Carlos Harrison is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, editor, and author of more than a dozen books available in English and Spanish.

Guy P. Harrison

Guy P. Harrison is an award-winning journalist and the author of 50 Simple Questions for Every Christian, 50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True, 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God, and Race and Reality: What Everyone Should Know About Our Biological Diversity. He lives in California.

Kim Harrison

Kim Harrison is the New York Times bestselling author of Dead Witch Walking; The Good, the Bad, and the Undead; and A Fistful of Charms.

Rosina Harrison

Rosina Harrison (1899–1989) was the author of Gentlemen's Gentlemen, and Rose: My Life in Service.

Thea Harrison

Thea Harrison is the pen name of author Teddy Harrison. She wrote her first book at age nineteen and had sixteen romances published under the name Amanda Carpenter. She holds graduate degrees in philanthropic studies and library information science, and she is the author of the Elder Races series and the Game of Shadows series. Thea lives in northern California.

Melissa V. Harris-Perry

Melissa V. Harris-Perry is the author of Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought, which won the 2005 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists and 2005 Best Book Award from the Race and Ethnic Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.

Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris is the New York Times bestselling author of the Southern Vampire series, the Aurora Teagarden series, and the Lily Bard novels, along with several stand-alone titles.

E. Lynn Harris

E. Lynn Harris (1955–2009) was a New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author. His twelve novels include Basketball Jones and If This World Were Mine.

John F. Harris

John F. Harris is the national political editor of The Washington Post.

Jake Harris

Jake Harris, the youngest son of Captain Phil Harris, is a deckhand on the Cornelia Marie, one of the crab fishing boats featured on Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch.

Josh Harris

Josh Harris, the oldest son of Captain Phil Harris, is a deckhand on the Cornelia Marie, one of the crab fishing boats featured on Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch.

Mark Harris

Mark Harris writes the Final Cut back-page column for Entertainment Weekly.

Shane Harris

Shane Harris, a staff correspondent for the National Journal, writes feature and investigative stories about intelligence, homeland security, and counterterrorism.

Bret Harte

Bret Harte (1836–1902) was an American writer whose western stories and poems launched the "local color" school in American fiction.

Kent Hartman

Kent Hartman is a longtime music industry entrepreneur who has worked with dozens of well-known artists, including Three Dog Night, Steppenwolf, Hall & Oates, Counting Crows, and Lyle Lovett. He has written for American Heritage, the Oregonian, and the Portland Tribune.

Steven Hartov

Steven Hartov is an Airborne veteran and the author of international thrillers, including The Heat of Ramadan and The Nylon Hand of God.

Emma Hart

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John Hart

John Hart, an award-winning writer, is coauthor, with U.S. Senator Tom A. Coburn, of Breach of Trust.

Megan Hart

Megan Hart is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of erotic romance, including Tear You Apart, The Space Between Us, and the Order of the Solace series. She is also coauthor, with Lauren Dane, of There All Along, Taking Care of Business, and No Reservations. Megan lives in Pennsylvania with her family. Visit her at

Matthew Hart

Matthew Hart is a veteran writer and journalist, and the author of several books, including the award-winning Diamond.

Adrianne Harun

Adrianne Harun teaches at the Rainier Writing Workshops, an MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University, and is the author of the acclaimed short story collection The King of Limbo. She lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

BJ Harvey

BJ Harvey is the Amazon bestselling author of the Bliss romantic comedy series and the Lost romantic suspense series. She lives in New Zealand.

Eric Haseltine

Eric Haseltine is the president and managing partner of Haseltine Partners LLC and has held senior positions at the National Security Agency, Disney Imagineering, and Hughes Aircraft.

David George Haskell

David George Haskell is a professor of biology at the University of the South and was named the Carnegie-CASE Professor of the Year in Tennessee in 2009. He lives in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Edward T. Haslam

A former advertising music director, Edward T. Haslam is the author of Mary, Ferrie and the Monkey Virus: The Story of an Underground Medical Library.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the author of The G-Free Diet, is a former contestant on Survivor and a cohost of The View.

Tupelo Hassman

Tupelo Hassman has an MFA in fiction writing from Columbia University and has been published in Paper Street Press, the Portland Review Literary Journal, Tantalum, We Still Like, and ZYZZYVA.

Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings (1980–2013) spent two years reporting on Iraq and worked for Newsweek starting in 2002. He won the 2010 George Polk Award for magazine reporting, and at the time of his death, he was writing about politics for the news Web site BuzzFeed.

Thom Hatch

Thom Hatch is the author award-winning author of several nonfiction works, including Osceola and the Great Seminole War, Black Kettle, and The Blue, the Gray, and the Red; and the novel The Bone Hunters.

Zahi Hawass

Zahi Hawass is the secretary general of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities and director of the Giza Plateau. He is the author of many books on ancient Egypt, including the bestselling Valley of the Golden Mummies. He was the host of such National Geographic television specials as Open the Lost Tombs and Pyramids Live.

Karen Hawkins

Karen Hawkins is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty historical and contemporary romance novels, including the MacLean Curse series, the Hurst Amulet series, and the St. John Talisman Ring books.

Margaret Hawkins

Margaret Hawkins is the author of A Year of Cats and Dogs, How to Survive a Natural Disaster, and After Schizophrenia: The Story of My Sister's Reawakening.

Rachel Hawkins

An Alabama native, Rachel Hawkins is the author of the Hex Hall series.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864) was an American author who is perhaps best known for The Scarlet Letter and the short-story collection Twice-Told Tales.

Thomas Hayden

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Mo Hayder

Mo Hayder lives in London, England. After leaving school at fifteen, she worked as a barmaid, security guard, film-maker, hostess in a Tokyo club, educational administrator and teacher in Vietnam. She now writes full time.

Drew Hayes

Drew Hayes graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in English. He is the author of many short stories, and novellas. His latest novel is The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant. Drew lives in Texas. Visit him at

Stephen F. Hayes

Stephen F. Hayes is a senior writer for the Weekly Standard and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Connection: How al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America.

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the author of books including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Relational Frame Therapy.

Suzanne Hayes

Suzanne Hayes is the pen name of Suzanne Palmieri, author of The Witch of Belladonna Bay and The Witch of Little Italy. She lives by the ocean with her husband and three children.

Jennifer Haymore

Jennifer Haymore is the author of a number of romance novels, including A Season of Seduction, A Touch of Scandal, A Hint of Wicked, and the Donovan series. She holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master's degree in education from UCLA. Before she became a full-time writer, she held various jobs, from bookselling to teaching inner-city children to playing bit roles in soap operas. Jennifer lives in Southern California.

Major General Fred Haynes (USMC-Ret.)

A retired major general of the Marine Corps, Fred Haynes is the last living officer of Combat Team 28.

Charlotte Hays

Charlotte Hays, a Delta native and a former gossip column contributor, is coauthor, with Gayden Metcalfe, of the bestselling books Being Dead Is No Excuse and Somebody Is Going to Die If Lilly Beth Doesn't Catch That Bouquet.

B. B. Haywood

B. B. Haywood is a pseudonym of writing team Beth Feeman and Robert Feeman. They conceived the idea for the Candy Holliday Mystery series while driving around the Maine countryside, stopping at different small towns throughout the state.

David Hazony

David Hazony, an American-born writer based in Jerusalem, has written for the New Republic, Commentary, and many other publications, and has served as editor in chief of Azure, the quarterly journal of Jewish public thought published by the Shalem Center.

Thomas Healy

Thomas Healy is a professor of law at Seton Hall Law School. A graduate of Columbia Law School, he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was a Supreme Court correspondent for the Baltimore Sun.

Emily Heckman

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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, a staff member of the New York Times since 1990, is the author of Losing Moses on the Freeway and What Every Person Should Know About War.

Edward "Babe" Heffron

Edward "Babe" Heffron, a U.S. paratrooper during World War II, was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.

Ursula Hegi

Ursula Hegi is the author of the New York Times bestseller Stones from the River and many other books, including Sacred Time and Children and Fire.

Nick Heil

Nick Heil, a freelance journalist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was a senior editor at Outside from 1999 to 2006.

Judith M. Heimann

Judith M. Heimann is a career diplomat and the author of The Most Offending Soul Alive.

Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is the author of books including Blackout and Peak Everything and a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education.

Jay Heinrichs

Jay Heinrichs spent twenty-six years working as a writer, editor, and publishing executive before heading to the North Woods and devoting most of his time to rhetoric. He currently gives frequent workshops to corporations, colleges, schools, and organizations.

Bernd Heinrich

Bernd Heinrich is the author of numerous award-winning books, including The Geese of Beaver Bog, Mind of the Raven, and his memoir, The Snoring Bird.

Gerard Helferich

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Robert Hellenga

Robert Hellenga is the author of the novels The Sixteen Pleasures, The Fall of a Sparrow, Blues Lessons, Philosophy Made Simple, and The Italian Lover.

Erica Heller

Erica Heller is the daughter of Catch-22 author Joseph Heller and an advertising copywriter, novelist, and creative consultant.

Peter Heller

Peter Heller is a seasoned adventure journalist and a senior contributor to Outside magazine.

Bruce Henderson

Bruce Henderson is the author or coauthor of more than twenty nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller And the Sea Will Tell, with Vincent Bugliosi, and Down to the Sea: An Epic Story of Naval Disaster and Heroism in World War II.

Charles Henderson

Charles Henderson, a retired Marine Corps warrant officer, is a professional writer who lives near Colorado Springs. In his spare time, he raises, breeds, and rides quarterhorses. He is the author of Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills and Goodnight Saigon.

Eleanor Henderson

Eleanor Henderson is the award-winning author of Ten Thousand Saints, which was named one of the Top 10 Books of 2011 by the New York Times and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and sons.

Diana B. Henriques

Diana B. Henriques is a senior financial writer for the New York Times and the author of The White Sharks of Wall Street and Fidelity's World.

Christina Henry

Christina Henry is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her husband and son.

David Henry

David Henry is a screenwriter. He is coauthor, with his brother Joe, of Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him.

Joe Henry

Joe Henry is a songwriter, singer, and music producer. He is coauthor, with his brother David, of Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him.

O. Henry

O. Henry, the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter (1862–1910), was a prolific American short story writer who published over six hundred stories and ten collections, including Cabbages and Kings, The Four Million, Whirligigs, and The Heart of the West.

G. A. Henty

Dubbed the "Prince of Storytellers" and "The Boy's Own Historian," George Alfred Henty is considered a Victorian literary phenomenon.

Brian Herbert

Brian Herbert, the son of Frank Herbert, is the author of twenty-five books, including Dreamer of Dune, Timeweb, The Race for God, and Man of Two Worlds, coauthored with Frank Herbert.

Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert's most popular works are the well-known Dune books: Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, and the extraordinary bestseller God Emperor of Dune.

Wray Herbert

Wray Herbert, who has been writing about psychology and human behavior for more than twenty-five years, currently writes two regular columns for Newsweek and Scientific American Mind.

Judith Lewis Herman, M.D.

Judith Lewis Herman, M.D., is a leading expert on trauma and abuse and an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School.

Chris Herren

Chris Herren is a former NBA basketball player for the Denver Nuggets and the Boston Celtics.

Lisa W. Hershman

Lisa W. Hershman is the CEO of Hammer and Company, an internationally recognized business education and research firm that counts more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 on its client list.

Hendrik Hertzberg

Hendrik Hertzberg has been a staff writer and editor at the New Yorker since 1992, and he is the author of Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966–2004.

Hal Herzog

Hal Herzog, one of the world's leading experts on human-animal relations, has seen his research published in numerous prestigious academic journals, including Science, the American Psychologist, and the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Peggy Hesketh

A longtime journalist, Hesketh teaches writing and rhetoric at the University of California, Irvine. Telling the Bees is her first novel.

Hermann Hesse

German poet and novelist Hermann Hesse (1877–1962) is the author of Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and Narcissus and Goldmund, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946.

John Hess

John Hess is a former FBI agent.

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt has been in the entertainment industry for nearly twenty years and is currently the star, executive producer, and director of CBS's hit show Ghost Whisperer.

William W. Hewitt

William W. Hewitt (1929–2001) was a freelance writer and the author of eight books and several hypnosis audiotapes, such as Hypnosis for Beginners, Tea Leaf Reading, and Astrology for Beginners. He was a certified clinical hypnotherapist and frequently lectured on hypnosis, mind power, self-improvement, metaphysics, and related subject

Clinton Heylin

Clinton Heylin is the author of several books about popular music and entertainment, including Bob Dylan, Revolution in the Air, All the Mad Men, and No More Sad Refrains.

C. David Heymann

C. David Heymann is the internationally known author of the New York Times bestsellers RFK: A Candid Biography of Robert F. Kennedy; Poor Little Rich Girl: The Life and Legend of Barbara Hutton; and A Woman Named Jackie: An Intimate Biography of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.

Carey Heywood

Carey Heywood is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Bridge of Her Own, Uninvolved, and Stages of Grace, among other novels.

Homer Hickam

Homer Hickam is the author of a number of bestsellers, including Rocket Boys, Back to the Moon, The Coalwood Way, and The Keeper's Son.

Katie Hickman

Katie Hickman is the author of five books, including two bestselling history books, Courtesans and Daughters of Britannia.

Martha Whitmore Hickman

Martha Whitmore Hickman is the author of more than twenty books for adults and children, including The Growing Season and I Will Not Leave You Desolate.

Brian Hicks

Brian Hicks is a general assignment writer with The Post and Courier. He was named South Carolina Press Assiciation Journalist of the Year in 1998.

Pamela Hicks

Lady Pamela Hicks is the daughter of Earl Mountbatten of Burma, most famously known for his role in history as the last viceroy of India. She is the author of India Remembered: A Personal Account of the Mountbattens During the Transfer of Power.

James Higdon

James Higdon has worked for the Courier-Journal in Louisville and the New York Times and is currently a contributing editor with PBS Frontline's Tehran Bureau.

Susan Higginbotham

Susan Higginbotham is the award-winning author of meticulously researched historical fiction, including Her Highness, the Traitor; Hugh and Bess; and The Traitor's Wife.

Kristan Higgins

Kristan Higgins is the award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several romance novels, including All I Ever Wanted, Until There Was You, and Fools Rush In.

Matt Higgins

Matt Higgins's writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Village Voice, Popular Mechanics, Outside, and ESPN The Magazine. He is the author of several books on sports for young readers. Matt lives in western New York.

Wendy Higgins

Wendy Higgins, a former high school English teacher, is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of Sweet Evil, Sweet Peril, Flirting with Maybe, and several other novels. Writing young adult stories gives her the opportunity to delve into the ambiguities of those pivotal, daunting, and exciting years before adulthood. Wendy lives in Virginia with her family.

Stephanie Higgs

Stephanie Higgs is an editor and writer who is dedicated to bridging the gap between helpful ideas and people who could use the help.

Sarah Hilary

Sarah Hilary writes copy for a well-known travel publisher. She has also worked as a bookseller and with the Royal Navy. An award-winning short story writer, she won the Cheshire Prize for Literature. Sarah lives with her husband and daughter in Bath, England.

Dietrich von Hildebrand

Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889–1977) was a vocal opponent of Adolf Hitler and Nazism, fleeing from Germany to Vienna, Austria, in 1933 upon Hitler's rise to power. He is the author of dozens of books, in both German and English.

Jennifer Hillier

Jennifer Hillier is the author of the novel Creep and its sequel, Freak.

Andy Hillstrand

Andy Hillstrand shares duties with his brother, Johnathan, on board their family-operated vessel, the Time Bandit.

Johnathan Hillstrand

Johnathan Hillstrand shares duties with his brother, Andy, on board their family-operated vessel, the Time Bandit.

Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer whose many books include What Every Horse Should Know.

Frances Hill

Frances Hill, an accomplished journalist and novelist, has written The Salem Witch Trials Reader and Deliverance from Evil. She lives in London but visits the United States regularly, spending every summer in Connecticut.

Hattie Hill

Hattie Hill is a management consultant whose firm, Hattie Hill Enterprises, specializes in women's issues, leadership, and diversity.

Joey W. Hill

Joey W. Hill is the author of the Knights of the Boardroom series, the Vampire Queen series, and the stand alone novel, Unrestrained. Having received multiple Top Reviewer Picks from RT Book Reviews, Night Owl Romance, ParaNormal Romance Reviews and others, she has also been awarded the RT Book Reviews Career Achievement Award in Erotica.

Susan Hill

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Sandra Hill

Sandra Hill worked for more than ten years as a features writer and education editor for publications in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is the New York Times bestselling author of over forty novels, including The Reluctant Viking, The Pirate Bride, and Sweeter Savage Love. Visit her at

Timothy R. Hiltabiddle

Timothy R. Hiltabiddle is a cofounder of the consulting firm Nice Guy Strategies, based in Massachusetts.

Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of The Plot Against Social Security, Dealers of Lightning, and A Death in Kenya.

Gerri Hirshey

Gerri Hirshey is a journalist and the author of Nowhere to Run: The Story of Soul Music.

Thomas Hirshey

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Michael Hirsh

Vietnam combat veteran Michael Hirsh is a Peabody, Emmy, and Writers Guild Award–winning broadcast journalist. He is the author of Pararescue: The True Story of an Incredible Rescue at Sea and the Heroes Who Pulled it Off, The Liberators: America's Witnesses to the Holocaust, and the humorous Florida mystery Fly on the Wall.

William I. Hitchcock

William I. Hitchcock is a professor of history at Temple University and the author of The Struggle for Europe: The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent, 1945–2002.

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, a celebrated author and critic, is the author of Why Orwell Matters and Thomas Jefferson: Author of America.

Dave Hnida

Dr. Dave Hnida is a family physician and medical commentator, as well as a national spokesperson for the U.S. Army National Reserve.

Philip Hoare

Philip Hoare is the author of five works of nonfiction, including biographies of Noel Coward and Oscar Wilde; England's Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia; and Spike Island: The Memory of a Military Hospital.

Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is the author of four well-received fantasy trilogies, the Farseer trilogy, the Liveship Traders trilogy, the Tawny Man trilogy, and the Soldier Son trilogy.

Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild is the author of a number of books, including Half the Way Home, The Mirror at Midnight, and The Unquiet Ghost. Three of his books, including King Leopold's Ghost, have been named Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review and Library Journal.

Steve Hockensmith

Steve Hockensmith writes a monthly column for Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and he is the author of Holmes on the Range, an Edgar Award finalist and the beginning of his highly successful Holmes on the Range mystery series.

S. J. Hodges

S. J. Hodges is an award-winning playwright and a writer for TV, screen, and print. Her publications include Party Favors, with Nicole Sexton, and An Uncommon Journey, with Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs.

Antonia Hodgson

Antonia Hodgson has worked in publishing for over fifteen years and is Editor-in-Chief at Little, Brown UK. When she is not writing or working or watching Game of Thrones, she enjoys reading eighteenth-century murder confessions in the British Library. Antonia lives in London.

Bryce G. Hoffman

Bryce G. Hoffman is an award-winning journalist who has covered the auto industry, both in the United States and around the world, since 1998.

Jilliane Hoffman

Jilliane Hoffman, formerly an assistant state attorney prosecuting felonies in Florida, is the author of the novels Last Witness and Retribution.

Benjamin Hoff

Benjamin Hoff is an Oregon writer, photographer, musician, and composer and the author of The Te of Piglet.

Janell Burley Hofmann

Janell Burley Hofmann is a parent coach who writes about parenting and technology for the Huffington Post, has a weekly spot on NPR's "American Public Media Marketplace" as a tech etiquette consultant, and has been covered by Good Morning America. She lives in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

Ori Hofmekler

Ori Hofmekler is the founder, editor, and publisher of the national health and fitness magazine Mind and Muscle Power, and the author of Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat.

Mary Hogan

Mary Hogan is the Nappa Award–winning author of several novels, including Pretty Face and Perfect Girl. She has also written for several national magazines, including Family Circle and Seventeen. Mary lives in New York City with her husband and rescue dog, Lucy. Visit her at

Shanna Hogan

Shanna Hogan is an acclaimed Arizona journalist and true crime author. An Arizona State University journalism graduate, Shanna has worked as a writer and editor for numerous publications. Her work has garnered numerous writing awards for feature writing, crime reporting, and investigative journalism.

William Hogeland

William Hogeland has published in numerous print and online periodicals, including The New York Time, The Atlantic Monthly, and Slate. He lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York.

Charles W. Hoge, M.D.

Charles W. Hoge, M.D., is a nationally known expert on post-traumatic stress disorder, mild traumatic brain injury, and other physiological reactions to war, as well as treatment strategies for war-related conditions.

Peter Hohnen

Peter Hohnen was a commander in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve for two decades, has been an independent legal consultant to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, and has made several contributions to the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

Thomas Holland

Thomas Holland has led successful forensic investigations from North Korea to Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He is presently scientific director of the Department of Defense's Central Identification Laboratory, the largest skeletal identification laboratory in the world.

Tom Holland

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Edward Holmes

Edward Holmes (1797–1859) was an English music critic whose books include A Ramble Among the Musicians of Germany and the pioneering Life of Mozart.

Rupert Holmes

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Woody Holton

Woody Holton is an associate professor of history at the University of Richmond in Virginia and the author of two award-winning books, including Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution, a finalist for the National Book Award.

Harold Holzer

Harold Holzer is the author of numerous books, including The Civil War in 50 Objects and Lincoln President-Elect. He is a leading authority on Lincoln and the Civil War, and he is senior vice president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Harold lives in Rye, New York.

Jennifer Homans

Jennifer Homans, currently the dance critic for the New Republic, is a former professional dancer trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, American Ballet Theatre, and the School of American Ballet.


Homer is a legendary ancient Greek poet, traditionally said to be the author of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker (1924-1997) was an author and surgeon. His most famous work, MASH, was based on his experiences in the 8055th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital during the Korean War.

Eileen C. Horan

Eileen C. Horan has worked as a privacy consultant and skip tracer for over fifteen years, and she still searches for the good, the bad, and the ugly. Visit her at

Jack Horner

Jack Horner is a regents professor of paleontology at Montana State University and the author or coauthor of several books on dinosaurs.

Dara Horn

Dara Horn, an award-winning author chosen by Granta magazine as one of the Best Young American Novelists in 2007, is the author of In the Image and The World to Come.

Miriam Horn

Miriam Horn writes for U.S. News and World Report and is the author of Rebels in White Gloves.

Oliver Horovitz

Oliver Horovitz is a writer, filmmaker, and caddie on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. He has written about his caddying experiences for Sports Illustrated, Golf World, Golf Digest, and New England Golfer.

Alexandra Horowitz

Alexandra Horowitz, a former staff member at the New Yorker, is an assistant professor of psychology at Barnard College who has researched dogs professionally for eight years.

Richard I. Horowitz, MD

Richard I. Horowitz, a board-certified MD specializing in internal medicine, is cofounder of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center in Hyde Park, New York. Dr. Horowitz is known for his pioneering work with Lyme disease and is recognized to be one of the country's foremost experts on chronic illness.

David Horsager

David Horsager, M.A., C.S.P., is an author, entrepreneur, professor, and award-winning keynote speaker whose signature speech and book, The Trust Edge, have inspired leaders and motivated teams toward greater results on four continents and across the United States.

Carrie Host

Carrie Host, a mother, writer, and volunteer, currently sits on the board of directors for the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation, the only not-for-profit foundation dedicated to discovering a cure for carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumors.

Eri Hotta

Eri Hotta, born in Tokyo and educated in Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom, has taught at Oxford, in Tokyo, and in Jerusalem, specializing in international relations. She is also the author of Pan-Asianism and Japan's War, 1931–1945.

Clark Howard

Clark Howard is a successful entrepreneur and radio and television host and the author of books including Get Clark Smart and Clark's Big Book of Bargains.

Robert E. Howard

Robert E. Howard (1906–1936), an American pulp fiction writer who is best known as the creator of Conan, wrote a huge number of stories in a variety of genres, including fantasy, westerns, horror, and even boxing stories.

Hannah Howell

Hannah Howell is the New York Times bestselling author of over forty historical romance novels, including the Highland Brides series and the Wherlocke series. A two-time recipient of the Golden Leaf Award, she has been a RITA Award finalist and has garnered several awards from Romantic Times magazine.

Douglas W. Hubbard

Douglas W. Hubbard is the inventor of Applied Information Economics (AIE) and the author of The Failure of Risk Management: Why It's Broken and How to Fix It.

Susan Hubbard

Susan Hubbard is the author of Blue Money, winner of the Janet Heidinger Kakfa Prize.

Anna Lee Huber

Anna Lee Huber is a summa cum laude graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she majored in music and minored in psychology. She currently resides in Indiana with her family.

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is a nationally syndicated columnist and cofounder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post, one of the most widely read news and blog sites, and the author of a dozen books, including the New York Times bestseller Pigs at the Trough and Right Is Wrong.

Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman won an Emmy in 2005 for her performance on "Desperate Housewives", and a Golden Globe in 2006 for her lead role in the film "Transamerica." She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor/director William H. Macy, and their children.

Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff is the author of more than twenty novels, including the bestselling Blood books, the Smoke series, and the Keeper's Chronicles.

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo (1802–1885) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France. His best-known works are the novels Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Douglas Hulick

Douglas Hulick is a stay-at-home dad who holds a B.A. and M.A. in medieval history.

S. M. Hulse

S. M. Hulse received her MFA from the University of Oregon and was a fiction fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her stories have appeared in Willow Springs, Witness, and Salamander. A horsewoman and fiddler, she has spent time in Washington, Montana, Idaho, and Oregon.

Agnes Humbert

Agnès Humbert was a distinguished art historian and a member of the Museé de l'Homme group in the French Resistance.

James C. Humes

James C. Humes is a professor of language and leadership at the University of Southern Colorado and the author of books including Nixon's Ten Commandments of Leadership and Negotiation and Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter.

David Hume

David Hume (1711–1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist whose best known works include A Treatise of Human Nature, The Natural History of Religion, and The History of England.

Sara Humphreys

Sara Humphreys is the president of Taney Speaker Training and author of Tall, Dark, and Vampire and the Amoveo Legend series.

Michelle Huneven

Michelle Huneven is the award-winning author of Blame, Jamesland, and Round Rock. Jamesland was a New York Times Notable Book and a winner of the Southern California Bookseller's Award for Fiction. Blame was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Michelle lives in California with her husband.

Faith Hunter

Faith Hunter is the USA Today bestselling author of the Jane Yellowrock series and the Rogue Mage series.

Jillian Hunter

Jillian Hunter is the author of twenty-one critically acclaimed novels, among them the bestselling Boscastle series.

Madeline Hunter

Madeline Hunter is the award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many historical romances, including the Fairbourne Quartet series, the Rothwell series, and the Seducer novels.

Angela Hunt

Angela Hunt is an author and researcher.

Rameck Hunt

Rameck Hunt is a board-certified internist at University Medical Center at Princeton and an assistant professor of medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Tara Hunt

Tara Hunt is a cofounder of Citizen Agency, a community-marketing consulting firm based in San Francisco.

Tristram Hunt

Tristram Hunt is a lecturer in modern British history at Queen Mary University of London and the author of the critically acclaimed Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City.

Scott Hutchins

Scott Hutchins, a Truman Capote Fellow in the Wallace Stegner Program at Stanford University, is the author of A Working Theory of Love.

Samuel Hynes

Samuel Hynes is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Emeritus at Princeton University and the author of a celebrated memoir of serving as a marine pilot in World War II, Flights of Passage. His book on soldiers' accounts of twentieth-century wars, The Soldiers' Tale, won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Samuel lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Julie Hyzy

Julie Hyzy is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of the White House Chef Mystery series. She has garnered Anthony, Barry, Derringer, and Lovey Awards for her novels and short stories.

Ranya Idliby

Ranya Idliby holds a bachelor of science from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and she earned her M.S. in international relations from the London School of Economics.

Adi Ignatius

Adi Ignatius, currently editor-in-chief of the Harvard Business Review, is an American journalist who covered China for the Wall Street Journal during the Zhao Ziyang era.

David Ignatius

David Ignatius is the author of several novels, including Agents of Innocence.

Stephen S. Ilardi

Stephen S. Ilardi, Ph.D., is an associate professor of clinical psychology at the University of Kansas and the author of more than forty professional articles on mental illness.

Susan Illene

Susan Illene is the author of the Sensor series. She served eleven years in the U.S. Army as a human resources specialist and as an Arabic linguist. After leaving the Army, she attended the University of Oklahoma to study history. Susan and her husband live in Oklahoma. Visit her at

Chris Impey

Chris Impey is University Distinguished Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is also the author of The Living Cosmos and How It Ends.

Bob Ingle

Bob Ingle is an award-winning veteran journalist and broadcaster who writes a syndicated column called "Politics Patrol." He is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Soprano State.

Paul Ingrassia

Formerly the Detroit bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, Paul Ingrassia is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and a former executive of Dow Jones.

Larissa Ione

Larissa Ione is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of the Demonica series and the Lords of Deliverance series. She also writes sexy contemporary romance stories, and she has been nominated for a RITA Award. Larissa currently lives in Wisconsin. Visit her at

Alex Irvine

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Washington Irving

Washington Irving (1783–1859) was an American author, short story writer, essayist, poet, travel book writer, biographer, and columnist. He is best known for writing the stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

Will Irwin

Will Irwin retired from the United States Army in January 2000 after a career of more than twenty-eight years, half of that in Special Forces. He received a B.A. in history from Methodist College and a master of military arts and sciences degree from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Jane Isay

Jane Isay has been an editor for over forty years. She discovered Mary Pipher's Reviving Ophelia andedited such nonfiction classics as Praying for Sheetrock and Friday Night Lights.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of six novels, including The Unconsoled and the international bestsellers Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, winner of the Booker Prize.

Maurice Isserman

Maurice Isserman is the author or coauthor of several critically acclaimed works of historical nonfiction, including The Other American, On the Hill, America Divided, and the prizewinning Fallen Giants.

Alexandra Ivy

Alexandra Ivy is the New York Times bestselling author of the Guardians of Eternity series. She has also published traditional regencies and regency historicals under the name Deborah Raleigh.

Benedict Jacka

Benedict Jacka is the author of the Alex Verus series and the Ninja series. He earned a BA in philosophy from Cambridge University and has held positions ranging from civil servant to bouncer to teacher. He lives in London.

A .L. Jackson

A. L. Jackson is the New York Times bestselling author of Take This Regret and Lost to You, as well as other contemporary romance titles, including Pulled and When We Collide. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three children. Visit her at

Mark Jacobson

Mark Jacobson, a contributing editor at New York Magazine, is the author of 12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time, Teenage Hipster in the Modern World, Gojiro, and Everyone and No One.

Harriet Jacobs

Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897) was a slave in North Carolina who escaped to the North and wrote Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, an autobiographical account of her experiences.

W. W. Jacobs

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Susan Jacoby

Susan Jacoby is the bestselling author of almost a dozen books, including Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism.

Jenna Jacob

Jenna Jacob has written several erotic romance novels and seeks to portray dominance and submission with a passionate and comprehensive voice. She is a lover of music, cooking, and camping.

Richard Jadick

Cdr. Richard Jadick is the recipient of the Bronze Star with a Combat V for valor, the only Navy doctor to have been awarded one so far in the Iraq war. He is now a urology resident at the Medical College of Georgia and is still in the Navy.

Eric Jaffe

Eric Jaffe is the author of The King's Best Highway: The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, the Route That Made America, which won the U.S. Postal Service's 2012 Moroney Award for Scholarship in Postal History.

Ryan David Jahn

Ryan David Jahn is the author of Good Neighbors and Low Life. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife.

Jenna Jameson

Jenna Jameson is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Make Love Like a Porn Star. An entrepreneur and devoted mother of two, Jenna has been on Oprah, featured in Forbes magazine, and appeared in over a hundred movies, television shows, and music videos.

Allyson James

Allyson James is a pseudonym of New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley, whose work includes the Stormwalker series, the Mortal series, and the Dragons series.

Elliott James

Elliott James is the author of a series of short fictional works, including Dog-Gone, Surreal Estate, and Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls, as well as the Pax Arcana urban fantasy series. An avid reader since the age of three, Elliott's interests include mythology, martial arts, live music, hiking, and used bookstores. He currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Henry James

American-born writer Henry James (1843–1916) authored 20 novels—including The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, and The Wings of the Dove—112 stories, 12 plays, and a number of literary criticisms.

Julie James

A New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, Julie James's books have been listed on the American Library Association's Reading List for top genre novels, Booklist's top 10 romances of the year, and have been featured as one of Cosmopolitan magazine's Red Hot Reads.

Lorelei James

Lorelei James pens sexy, fun, contemporary romances set in the modern-day Wild West. Her novels include the Rough Riders series, the Wild West Boys series, and the Mastered series. Lorelei lives in Rapid City, South Dakota. Visit her at

Miranda James

Edgar Award-winning author Miranda James is the author of the Cat in the Stacks series, as well as other mystery novels. His works have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. Miranda lives in Texas.

Rebecca James

Rebecca James, a native of Australia, spent her twenties teaching English in Indonesia and Japan.

Syrie James

Syrie James is the bestselling author of The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë and The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen.

Tommy James

Tommy James, best known as the leader of Tommy James and the Shondells, has sold over 100 million records, has been awarded twenty-three gold singles, and has earned nine gold and platinum albums.

William James

American psychologist and philosopher William James (1842–1910), was a groundbreaking researcher at Harvard University and the author of Principles of Psychology and Human Immortality.

Wendell Jamieson

Wendell Jamieson, city editor for the New York Times, has been a newspaperman for twenty years.

Paul Jaminet

Paul Jaminet, Ph.D., is a former astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and coauthor, with Shou-Ching Jaminet, Ph.D., of Perfect Health Diet.

Shou-Ching Jaminet

Shou-Ching Jaminet, Ph.D., is a molecular biologist and cancer researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. She is also director of BIDMC's Multi-Gene Transcriptional Profiling Core.

Kay Redfield Jamison

Kay Redfield Jamison is a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the author of the national bestsellers An Unquiet Mind and Night Falls Fast.

Steve Jamison

Steve Jamison is a bestselling author and America's preeminent authority on the leadership philosophy of UCLA's legendary coach John Wooden, whose basketball dynasty won ten March Madness national championships.

Sugar Jamison

Sugar Jamison, the author of the Perfect Fit novels, is a Southern belle trapped in a New Yorker's body.

J. A. Jance

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Vahan Janjigian

Vahan Janjigian is vice president and executive director of the Forbes Investors Advisory Institute, a subsidiary of Forbes, Inc., publisher of Forbes magazine.

Eric Janszen

Eric Janszen is a financial analyst with more than two decades' experience in the technology industry as an executive and venture capitalist and a regular contributor to the Harper's magazine Web site.

Nick Jans

Nick Jans, an award-winning writer and nature photographer, is the author of several books, including The Grizzly Maze, Black Bears of the Mendenhall Glacier, and The Glacier Wolf. He is a contributing editor to Alaska magazine, and he has written for Rolling Stone, Backpacker, and the Christian Science Monitor. Nick lives in Alaska. Visit him at

Eugene Jarecki

Eugene Jarecki is an award-winning dramatic and documentary filmmaker based in New York whose works include Why We Fight, which won the 2005 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser

M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., is a respected physician, author, and the founder and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD).

Sandeep Jauhar

Sandeep Jauhar, MD, is a thriving cardiologist and the director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is the author of Intern and writes regularly for the New York Times and the New England Journal of Medicine. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children.

Hannah Jayne

Hannah Jayne is the author of the Underworld Detection Agency series; Truly, Madly, Deadly; and Rebound Guy.

John Jay

John Jay (1745–1829) was a conservative lawyer who became a leading patriot. He served as minister to Spain, became the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and negotiated the treaty of 1795 between the United States and Britain.

Stacey Jay

Stacey Jay is the author of several popular books for young adults, including Of Beast and Beauty, You Are So Undead to Me, Juliet Immortal, and Dead on the Delta. She lives with her family in California. Visit her at

Tim Jeal

Tim Jeal is the author of several acclaimed biographies and the winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) drafted the Declaration of Independence, served as governor of Virginia, and was elected the third president of the United States.

Sabrina Jeffries

Sabrina Jeffries is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of numerous titles in romantic fiction, including the Heiresses series, the Hellions series, the Spinsters novels, and the Duke's Men series. She has also penned several titles as Deborah Martin and Deborah Nicholas.

Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is the author of numerous novels, including Night Song, Vivid, and A Wish and a Prayer. She has received many awards, including two Career Achievement Awards from Romantic Times magazine and a Golden Pen Award from the Black Writer's Guild. She speaks widely on both romance and nineteenth-century African American history.

George Jenkins

George Jenkins is an assistant professor of clinical dentistry at Columbia University and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Pact.

Leo Jenkins

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Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Religious Studies at Penn State. His book The Next Christendom was named one of the top religion books of 2002.

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings, best known as the winner of seventy-four games on the television show Jeopardy!, is the bestselling author of Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs and Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac.

S.L. Jennings

S. L. Jennings is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary and paranormal romance, reality TV junkie, obsessive coffee drinker and collector of crazy.

David Jeremiah

Bible teacher David Jeremiah is the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego, founder of Turning Point Radio and TV Ministries, and the author of Captured by Grace and Searching for Heaven on Earth.

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho, best known for being a professional wrestler for the WWE, is the author of Undisputed and A Lion's Tale. He is also the lead singer for the heavy metal band Fozzy. Chris splits his time between Los Angeles, California, and Tampa, Florida, where he lives with his wife and three children.

E. J. Jernigan

E. J. Jernigan served on the USS Saufley during World War II and wrote about his experiences in the memoir Tin Can Man.

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927), an English novelist, playwright, and actor, is best known as a humorist. His books include On the Stage and Off and his widely acclaimed Three Men in a Boat.

Sarah Orne Jewett

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Tom Angleberger

Tom Angleberger is a journalist-turned-author whose books include the Origami Yoda series, the Qwikpick Papers series, Fake Mustache and Crankee Doodle. He lives in the mountains of Virginia and rides to work everyday on a bear. The bear also sharpens Tom's pencils so he can write his books.

John James Audubon

John James Audubon (1785–1851) was a French American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations depicting birds in their natural habitats. His major work is a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America.

Dave Barry

Dave Barry has been a professional humorist ever since he discovered that professional humor was a lot easier than working. For many years he wrote a newspaper column that appeared in more than five hundred newspapers, and he has also won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.

M. Wylie Blanchet

Muriel Wylie Blanchet wrote an extraordinary series of magazine essays about her and her five children's adventures exploring the British Columbia coast on their twenty-five-foot boat, the Caprice, over the course of fifteen summers. In 1961, she published a compilation titled The Curve of Time, an enduring bestseller and beloved Canadian classic.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both Britain and the United States during her lifetime. Browning's volume Poems brought her great success. She is best remembered for such poems as "How Do I Love Thee?"

Frederic Brown

Fredric Brown (1906–1972) was an American writer of science fiction and mystery who was known for his short works, surprise endings, and sense of humor. His novels include Honeymoon in Hell, The Screaming Mimi, Martians, Go Home, The Dead Ringer, and The Far Cry.

Jane Cawthorne

Jane Cawthorne's work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, literary journals, and academic journals. In 2011, she was a finalist for the Alberta Writers Guild, Howard O-Hagan Short Fiction Award for her story "Weight."

Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville has published over one hundred books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller My Teacher Is an Alien and the wildly popular Unicorn Chronicles series. He founded Full Cast Audio, an audiobook publishing company, and he has produced, directed, or performed in more than a hundred recordings.

Susanna Daniel

Susanna Daniel is the author of two novels. Stiltsville was awarded the 2011 PEN/Bingham Award for best debut fiction and was named an Amazon Best Debut of 2010 and an summer read. Her second novel, Sea Creatures, was called "a captivating, haunting novel" by Abraham Verghese and was named a Top Pick of 2013 by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and an Editor's Top Pick by

Eric Jerome Dickey

Eric Jerome Dickey's novels have placed him on the map as one of the best writers of contemporary urban fiction. In addition to publishing a number of short stories, he also developed a screenplay called Cappuccino, which made its local debut during the Pan African Film Festival at the Magic Johnson Theater in Los Angeles in February 1998.

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) was an American poet. While she was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation.

Tanya Eby

Tanya Eby is the author of Blunder Woman, Easy Does It, Foodies Rush In, and the novella Tunnel Vision. Though much of her work is comedic, Tanya also likes to delve into the darker side of the psyche.

Kathleen Founds

Kathleen Founds teaches at Cabrillo College in Watsonville, California, and writes while her toddler is napping. Her stories have been published in the Sun, Epiphany, Booth, the MacGuffin, and Stanford Alumni Magazine. Her book When Mystical Creatures Attack!, a novel-in-stories, will be published in fall 2014.

Robert Herrick

Robert Herrick (1591–1674) was a seventeenth-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for his book of poems Hesperides. This includes the carpe diem poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," with the first line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may."

Donna M. Johnson

Donna M. Johnson is the author of Holy Ghost Girl, a critically acclaimed memoir deemed "enthralling" by the New York Times and "compulsively readable" by Texas Monthly. Oprah named the book to her Memoirs We Love list twice. Holy Ghost Girl won the Mayborn Creative Nonfiction Prize and took top honors at the Books for a Better Life Awards in Manhattan.

Steven LaFond

Steven LaFond is a writer and social media strategist based in the Boston area, with an MFA in writing from the Bennington Writing Seminars. His fiction and articles have appeared in apt, Spaces, the Drum, Little Fiction, Good Men Project, fiveonfive, WorcesterMag, DerbyLife, and

Amy Lowell

Amy Lowell (1874–1925) was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts. She posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.

Carrington MacDuffie

Poet and spoken-word performer Carrington MacDuffie has published her work in journals across the country, in the collection On the Dreaming Earth, as well as in the audiobook Many Things Invisible. She served for several years as poetry editor of the literary journal Square Lake, where she enjoyed discovering and publishing unknown writers alongside literary notables.

Edna St Vincent Millay

One of the most popular writers in her time, the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay is a major figure in twentieth-century American literature. She was only nineteen years old when she published one of her most famous poems, "Renascence." Over the next three decades, she published poetry, plays, and political writings.

Mary Miller

Mary Miller grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. Her collection of stories, Big World, was published in 2009. A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, she will return to Mississippi in the fall of 2014 to serve as the John and Renée Grisham Writer-in-Residence at Ole Miss.

Kimberly Morgan

Kimberly Morgan's nightstand holds the works of her favorite poets: Sharon Olds, Charles Bukowski, Pablo Neruda, and Raymond Carver, to name a few. She fashions her poetic life on these inspirational works and imparts for others in her eloquent poems guideposts on the path of everyday life.

JP Perrin

JP (Jo Anna) Perrin is a New York–based actor, photographer, and writer. Her credits include published short stories and the creation of original TV programming for children and adults as well as interactive TV segments airing on Nickelodeon and HBO. Additionally, she is a freelance article writer, book reviewer, and script editor.

James Whitcomb Riley

Known as "The Hoosier Poet" because of his birth in Indiana and poems celebrating the state, and as "The Children's Poet" due to his appeal for young readers, James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916) was one of his day's bestselling writers. Full of sentiment and traditional in form, his work features rustic subjects who speak in a homey, countrified dialect.

Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson is the author of numerous novels, including the highly praised SecondWorld and the first three books in his exciting Jack Sigler series: Pulse, Instinct, and Threshold. He is also known as the number-one horror writer Jeremy Bishop, author of The Sentinel and the controversial novel Torment.

Matt Rothschild

Matthew Rothschild was an heir to New York's branch of the Rothschild clan, the international banking and finance dynasty. Abandoned by his parents during infancy, he was raised by his maternal grandparents. Matthew currently lives on the cusp of gentrification in Brooklyn, New York, where he has made the choice to disinherit his family fortune.

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, more popularly known in the English-speaking world simply as Rumi, was a thirteenth-century Persian poet, theologian, and Sufi mystic. He is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects. Rumi's poems have been widely translated into many languages and transposed into various formats. He has been described as the most popular and bestselling poet in the United States.

Carl Sandburg

Carl August Sandburg (1878–1967) was an American writer and editor best known for his poetry. He won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat."

Robert Service

Robert Service (1874–1958) was a Scottish-Canadian poet and writer. He wrote hundreds of stories, poems, memoirs, and songs that were published in dozens of compilations. He is best known for "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee."

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, 2 long narrative poems, and a few other verses.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is regarded by critics as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as his political and social views, Shelley did not achieve fame during his lifetime, but recognition for his poetry grew steadily following his death.

Clark Ashton Smith

Though he primarily considered himself a poet, Clark Ashton Smith (1893–1961) is widely considered a master of the fantasy, horror, and science fiction short story. He is perhaps best known as one of the "Big Three" of weird tales, along with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard.

Michelle Webster-Hein

Michelle Webster-Hein lives with her husband and two children in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where she writes, reads, teaches English, plays piano, and delivers exhilarating performances of the Dr. Suess canon. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize.

Margery Williams

Margery Williams (1881–1944) was an author of primarily children's books. Her best-known book is The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real, which chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner.

W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of twentieth-century literature. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as the first Irishman so honored. Yeats is generally considered one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize. Such works include The Tower and The Winding Stair and Other Poems.

Sarah Jio

Sarah Jio is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including The Bungalow, Blackberry Winter, The Last Camellia, Morning Glory, and The Violets of March, a Library Journal Best Book of 2011.

Nils Johnson-Shelton

Nils Johnson-Shelton, unlike his No Angel coauthor Jay Dobyns, has never been a cop and can't ride a motorcycle.

Cat Johnson

A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Cat Johnson writes contemporary romance in a variety of genres, including military, western, and comedy. She owns a collection of camouflage and western footwear for book signings, and she has sponsored pro bull riders. Visit her at

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson started his first business at the tender age of nine. By age twelve, his company was selling Beanie Babies(tm) over the Internet, and he profited $50,000 that year. By the age of twenty-one, he had founded and sold more than a dozen businesses, and he has been featured in more than 250 media outlets worldwide.

Joyce Johnson

Joyce Johnson is the author of several books, including the National Book Critics Circle Award–winner Minor Characters, Missing Men, and Door Wide Open, with Jack Kerouac. She has written for Vanity Fair and the New Yorker and lives in New York City.

Jean Johnson

Jean Johnson is the national bestselling author of numerous titles, including the Theirs Not to Reason Why series,the Sons of Destiny series, and the Vulland Chronicles books.

James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) was an American author, politician, diplomat, critic, journalist, poet, anthologist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, and early civil rights activist. James is remembered best for his leadership within the NAACP, as well as for his book The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man.

Kim "Howard" Johnson

Kim "Howard" Johnson is the author of several books on Monty Python, including The First 280 Years of Monty Python.

Kirk W. Johnson

Kirk W. Johnson is an Iraqi War veteran and founder of the List Project. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and Foreign Policy.

Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson has over thirty years' experience as a street paramedic and clinical director for major city 911 services. He has served as keynote speaker at national medical conferences, and he is a contributing author of Critical Care Paramedic, the most widely used textbook of its kind.

Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn Johnson is the author of This Book Is Overdue!, about librarians and archivists in the digital age, and The Dead Beat, about the art of obituaries and obituary writers. The Dead Beat was chosen for the Borders Original Voice program and was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award. Marilyn lives in New York's Hudson Valley. Visit her at

Robert L. Johnson

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Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca Johnson has been a contributing editor to Vogue for eleven years.

R. M. Johnson

R. M. Johnson is the bestselling author of nine novels, including The Harris Family and The Million Dollar Divorce. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson is the national bestselling author of Everything Bad Is Good For You and Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, which was named as a finalist for the 2002 Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson is the Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT's Sloan School of Management and coauthor, with James Kwak, of The Baseline Scenario, a leading economic blog.

David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter and the author of books including the New York Times bestsellers Perfectly Legal and Free Lunch.

Suzanne Joinson

Suzanne Joinson works in the literature department of the British Council and regularly travels widely across the Middle East, North Africa, China, and Europe. In 2007, she won the New Writing Ventures Award for Creative Non-Fiction for "Laila Ahmed."

Hettie Jones

Hettie Jones's seventeen books include How I Became Hettie Jones, a memoir of the "Beat Scene"; the poetry collection Drive, which won the Poetry Society of America's 1999 Norma Farber Award; Big Star Fallin' Mama (Five Women in Black Music); and No Woman, No Cry, a memoir with Bob Marley's widow, Rita.