Aiken Conrad

American Poet, Playwright, Essayist, Novelist, Critic Conrad Aiken was Born 5 August 1889 and Died 17 August 1973 (aged 84). At a very young age, his father killed his mother shortly after his father also committed suicide, the tragedy impacted Aiken’s development profoundly. He graduated Harvard in 1912, the same …

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Ahern Jerry

American Writer, Action Novel Author, Science Fiction Writer Jerry Ahern was Born in 1946 and Died 24 July 2012 (age 66). Ctrl+Alt+Pub describes Jerry Ahern as the king of adventure. he is best known and loved for the fact that his heroes all chose to dedicate themselves to their causes …

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Adivar Halide Edip

Turkish Novelist, Playwright, Short Story Writer Halide Edip Adivar was Born in 1884 and Died 9 January 1964 (aged 80). Best known for being a feminist political leader, her best known novels generally criticized the low social status of Turkish women and also the apathy of most women with regards …

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Aciman Andre

Egyptian Novelist, Essayist, Literary Theorist, Mémoire Writer Andre Aciman was Born 2 January 1951 and is at the time of this post still alive. Essays by Andre Aciman False papers: essays on exile and memory (2000) Memoirs by André Aciman Out of Egypt (1995) In Depth view of Proust’s work …

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Achebe Chinua

Nigerian Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Essayist, Criticist and Politcal Commentator Chinua Achebe was Born 16 November 1930 and is at the time of this post still alive. Chinua Achebe is best known for the Novel Things Fall Apart Known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart …

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