Authors

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A. A. Attanasio

Alfred Angelo Attanasio, born in Newark, New Jersey, is an author of fantasy and science fiction. His science-fiction novel Radix was nominated for the 1981 Nebula Award for Best Novel and was followed by three other novels, the four books, together, comprising the critically acclaimed 'Radix Tetrad.' The 'Tetrad' is being re-issued by Phoenix Pick Publishers.

Type: writerNationality: American

A. A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.

Type: Author, novelist, playwright, poetNationality: English

A. A. Thomson

Arthur Alexander Thomson, MBE was an English writer best known for his books on cricket, for which he used the byline AA Thomson. He wrote nearly 60 books in all, including plays, novels, verse, humour and travel books.

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A. Alfred Taubman

Adolph Alfred Taubman is an American real estate developer and philanthropist from Michigan. He pioneered the modern shopping mall concept and was described by CBS News as a legend in retailing who became wealthy developing upscale shopping malls. He built shopping mall developer Taubman Centers into a retailing powerhouse.

Type: Businessman, entrepreneurNationality: American

A. B. Yehoshua

Abraham B. Yehoshua is an Israeli novelist, essayist, and playwright. His pen name is A. B. Yehoshua.

Type: Novelist, essayist, playwrightNationality: Israeli

A. Balasubramaniam

Alwar Balasubramaniam ("Bala") (born 1971) is a sculptor, painter, printmaker, and installation artist, currently based in Bangalore, India. His work, which focuses on the body and its material relationship to the world, has been the subject of international acclaim, and has been featured in museums and exhibitions worldwide.

Type: artist,painter,printmakerNationality: India

A. Bartlett Giamatti

Angelo Bartlett Bart Giamatti was the president of Yale University and later the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti negotiated the agreement that terminated the Pete Rose betting scandal by permitting Rose to voluntarily withdraw from the sport, avoiding further punishment.

Type: EducatorNationality: American

A. C. Benson

Arthur Christopher Benson was an English essayist, poet, and author and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.

Type: AuthorNationality: British

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was a Gaudiya Vaishnava teacher and the founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, commonly known as the Hare Krishna Movement. His mission was to propagate Gaudiya Vaishnavism, a form of Hinduism that had been taught to him by his guru, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, throughout the world.

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A. D. Hope

Alec Derwent Hope was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a critic, teacher and academic.

Type: Nationality: Australian

A. E. Hotchner

Aaron Edward Hotchner (born June 28, 1917) is an American editor, novelist, playwright, and biographer. He has written many television screenplays as well as a biography of Ernest Hemingway. He co-founded, with Paul Newman, the charity food company Newman's Own.

Type: biographer,novelistNationality: United States of America

A. E. Housman

Alfred Edward Housman, usually known as A. E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.

Type: Poet, classicistNationality: English

A. E. van Vogt

Alfred Elton van Vogt was a Canadian-born science fiction author regarded as one of the most popular and complex science fiction writers of the mid-twentieth century: the Golden Age of the genre.

Type: Author, novelistNationality: Canadian

A. E. W. Mason

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.

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A. E. Waite

Arthur Edward Waite (2 October 1857 – 19 May 1942), commonly known as A. E. Waite, was an American-born British poet and scholarly mystic who wrote extensively on occult and esoteric matters, and was the co-creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. As his biographer R. A. Gilbert described him, "Waite's name has survived because he was the first to attempt a systematic study of the history of western occultism—viewed as a spiritual tradition rather than as aspects of proto-science or as the pathology of religion."

Type: poet,occultist,non-fiction writerNationality: United States of America,United Kingdom,United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland