Authors that begin with L

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American writer of children's books. His most famous and popular book was "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". Baum had to pay for... [View more]

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Langston Hughes

James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest ... [View more]

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Laozi, commonly translated as "Old Master", also rendered as Lao Tzu or Lao-Tze, proper name Li Er, courtesy name Boyang, was an ancient Chinese ph... [View more]

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Laura Lee Hope

Laura Lee Hope is a pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate for the Bobbsey Twins and several other series of children's novels. Actual writers... [View more]

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Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican cleric.

He wrote many sermons, memoris and some novels like The Life and O... [View more]

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Leo Tolstoy

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, known in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer multiple times nominated to the Nobel Prize of Literature (and that... [View more]

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian polymath of the High Renaissance who was active as a painter, draughtsman, engineer, scientist, theor... [View more]

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Leopoldo Alas Clarín

Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, also known as Clarín, was a Spanish realist writer born in Zamora. He wrote books including La Regenta. It is a long work,... [View more]

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Lew Wallace

Lewis Wallace was an American lawyer, Union general, governor of the New Mexico Territory, politician, diplomat, and author.

Wallace is bes... [View more]

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Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, known simply as Lord Byron, was an English peer, who was a poet and politician. [View more]
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Louis Tracy

Louis Tracy was a British journalist, and prolific writer of fiction. He used the pseudonyms Gordon Holmes and Robert Fraser, which were at times shar... [View more]
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Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women.

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

She was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels about Anne Shirley, an orphaned girl.

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