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A --

Chinua Achebe

Edward Albee

Sherman Alexie

Dante Alighieri

Julia Alvarez

Laurie Halse Anderson

Sherwood Anderson

Maya Angelou

Aristotle

Isaac Asimov

Jane Austen





B --

Toni Cade Bambara

J. M. Barrie

L. Frank Baum

Saul Bellow

John Berryman

Ambrose Bierce

Giovanni Boccaccio

Ray Bradbury

William Bradford

Anne Bradstreet

Charlotte Bronte

Emily Bronte

Heywood Broun

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Robert Browning

Eve Bunting

John Bunyan

William S. Burroughs

Lord Byron





C --

Morley Callaghan

Albert Camus

Truman Capote

Lewis Carroll

Raymond Carver

Willa Cather

Miguel de Cervantes

Geoffrey Chaucer

John Cheever

Anton Chekhov

Kate Chopin

Agatha Christie

Sandra Cisneros

Paulo Coelho

James Fenimore Cooper

Richard Connell

Joseph Conrad

Ebenezer Cook

Susan Cooper

Hart Crane

Stephen Crane

Sharon Creech

Countee Cullen

E. E. Cummings





D --

Samuel Danforth

Rebecca Harding Davis

J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur

Daniel Defoe

Charles Dickens

Emily Dickinson

Hilda Doolittle

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Frederick Douglass

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Theodore Dreiser

W. E. B. Du Bois

Alexandre Dumas





E --

Jonathan Edwards

T. S. Eliot

Ralph Ellison

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Olaudah Equiano

Euripides




F --

William Faulkner

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Paul Fleischman

Anne Frank

Benjamin Franklin

Philip Freneau

Robert Frost

Margaret Fuller






G --

John Gardner

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Allen Ginsberg

Susan Glaspell

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nikolai Gogol

William Golding

Oliver Goldsmith

Thomas Gray

John Green

Erin Gruwell

A. B. Guthrie, Jr.






H --

Alex Haley

Alexander Hamilton

Lorraine Hansberry

Thomas Hardy

Joel Chandler Harris

Bret Harte

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Seamus Heaney

Joseph Heller

Ernest Hemingway

O. Henry

Patrick Henry

Hermann Hesse

S. E. Hinton

Homer

Khaled Hosseini

William Dean Howells

Langston Hughes

Victor Hugo

Irene Hunt

Zora Neale Hurston

Aldous Huxley





I --

Henrik Ibsen

Eugene Ionesco

Washington Irving





J --

Shirley Jackson

Henry James

Thomas Jefferson

Ben Jonson

James Weldon Johnson

Barbara Jordan





K --

Franz Kafka

John Keats

Jack Kerouac

Ken Kesey

Stephen King

Rudyard Kipling

John Knowles

Jon Krakauer





L --

Jerome Lawrence

Stephen Leacock

Harper Lee

Robert Edwin Lee

Madeleine L'Engle

Jack London

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Amy Lowell

Robert Lowell

Lois Lowry





M --

Katherine Mansfield

Edgar Lee Masters

Cotton Mather

Cormac McCarthy

Claude McKay

Herman Melville

Walter Dean Meyers

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Arthur Miller

John Milton

Jean-Baptiste Moliere

Toni Morrison





N --

Frank Norris





O --

Joyce Carol Oates

Tim O'Brien

Flannery O'Connor

Eugene O'Neill

George Orwell

Ovid





P --

Thomas Paine

Dorothy Parker

John Dos Passos

Alan Paton

Gary Paulsen

Samuel Pepys

Sylvia Plath

Plato

Edgar Allan Poe

Alexander Pope

Ezra Pound






Q --





R --

Rudolf Erich Raspe

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Erich Maria Remarque

E. A. Robinson

Reginald Rose

Edmond Rostand

Mary Rowlandson

J. K. Rowling





S --

Louis Sachar

J. D. Salinger

Carl Sandburg

William Saroyan

Anne Sexton

William Shakespeare

Michael Shaara

George Bernard Shaw

Mary Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Upton Sinclair

John Smith

W. D. Snodgrass

Gary Snyder

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Sophocles

Edmund Spenser

Gertrude Stein

John Steinbeck

Wallace Stevens

Robert Louis Stevenson

Frank Stockton

Bram Stoker

Harriett Beecher Stowe

Jesse Stuart

Jonathan Swift






T --

Amy Tan

Edward Taylor

Mildred D. Taylor

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Dylan Thomas

Henry David Thoreau

James Thurber

Leo Tolstoy

Sojourner Truth

Mark Twain

Royall Tyler





U --

John Updike





V --

Jules Verne

Virgil

Cynthia Voigt

Kurt Vonnegut






W --

Alice Walker

Booker T. Washington

H. G. Wells

Eudora Welty

Elie Wiesel

Edith Wharton

Phillis Wheatley

Walt Whitman

Michael Wigglesworth

Oscar Wilde

Thornton Wilder

Roger Williams

Tennessee Williams

William Carlos Williams

John Winthrop

Samuel Woodworth

William Wordsworth

Richard Wright






X --





Y --

William Butler Yeats

Laurence Yep

Jane Yolen





Z --

Paul Zindel

Markus Zusak








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