James Jones (6 November, 1921 – 9 May, 1977)was an American author, mostly known for his award winning novel From Here to Eternity.
Robert Stone (21 August, 1937 – 10 January, 2015) was an award winning American novelist known for his novel Dog Soldiers.
Gertrude Himmelfarb (8 August, 1922 – 30 December, 2019) was an author and historian, focusing on Great Britain.
As a faculty member at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio he founded the Kenyon Review and was its editor until he retired.
This stylish, steamy campus novel dissects a passionate affair between a brainy ingenue and her professor’s magnetic, intellectual, incandescent wife.
Edison by Edmund Morris is a very unique as far as biographies go, one in the way telling of the life of Thomas Alva Edison in reverse chronological order
Frederic Morton (5 October, 1924 – 20 April, 2015) was an award winning American writer who was born as Fritz Mandelbaum in Vienna, Austria
Gwendolyn Brooks (7 June, 1917 – 3 December, 2000) was an award winning American poet. Ms. Brooks would have been 96 years old today.
Award winning author Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 – May 20, 2002). A scholar as well as an author, Mr. Gould won many awards for his work.