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J. D. Salinger

Popularly known as J. D. Salinger, Jerome David Salinger was an American writer who came to fame thanks to his literary works, particularly The Catcher in the Rye. The novel’s...

J. M. Barrie

Sir James Mathew Barrie author of Peter Pan was born on May 9th, 1860. He was a native of Kirriemuir in Scotland. He belonged to a traditional Calvinist family....

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd of January 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was the author of the high fantasy works The Hobbit or There...

James Jeans

Sir James Hopwood Jeans is one of the most highly acclaimed astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists, for he was the first to propose the notion that the universe continuously produces...

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born to the family of George and Cassandra Austen on December 16, 1775. She was the seventh child amongst the eight children of her parents. The...

Johanna Spyri

Johanna Heusser Spyri was born on June 12th, 1827, in Hirzel, Switzerland to Dr. Johann a doctor and Mera Scherzer Heusser a poet. She was the fourth out of...

John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. enrolled at Stanford University in 1919; however, it was a decision to please his parents. He felt having a career in writing has nothing to...

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill, a British philosopher, civil servant, and political economist, gained the attention of many due to his insistence on the need to give women equal rights as...

Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 8th, 1859. He was a year and a few months old when his father received an appointment as a sheriff-substitute...

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum rose to fame due to his brilliant publication of children’s books, especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Having become such a success, Baum wrote more series...

L. M. Montgomery

L. M. Montgomery is well-known for her best-selling book, Anne of Green Gables. In the novel, the Canadian author provides a detailed description of the life of an orphaned...

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7th, 1867, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ingalls. Wilder was born in a log cabin outside of Pepin in Wisconsin. In most...

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein by Mary Shelly deals with the theme of perseverance, betrayal, revenge, isolation and alienation, ambition, and responsibility. The novel is about the destructiveness...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896, in St. Paul,” Minnesota and christened by Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald. Scott’s father, Edward, was...
L. M. Montgomery

L. M. Montgomery

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger