Some of the most famous American authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Willa Cather, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Harper Lee and Margaret Mitchell. Most of the renowned American authors... More » Art & Literature Literature

A few of the most well-known romantic poets include Robert Burns, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and John Keats. In the United States, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Edgar Allen Poe are two of the most prominent. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Some first names of famous male authors in the English language are Aldous, Daniel, Stephen and William. Some famous female authors' first names include Agatha, Emily and Jane. More » Art & Literature Literature

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck, "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway and "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell are among the most famous books to win the Pulit... More » Art & Literature Literature Fiction

The top ten most famous authors in the world include William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner. Shakespeare is considered the most famous of all writers and is famous for works such as "Macbeth" and "Hamle... More »

Popular African American authors include Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Fredrick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois and Alice Walker. Hughes wrote poetry, novels and plays during the 1920s, becoming the leader of the African-Amer... More » Art & Literature Literature

Some of the most highly rated books of all time are Marcel Proust's "In Search of Lost Time," James Joyce's "Ulysses," Miguel de Cervantes' "Don Quixote," Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" and William Shakespeare's "Hamlet,"... More » Art & Literature Literature