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AuthorBookLocation & Date
Chinua AchebeNigeria, 1958
Hans Christian AndersenDenmark, 1835-37
AnonymousSumer and Akkadian Empire, circa 18th or 17th century BC
AnonymousAchaemenid Empire, 6th century - 4th century B.C.
VyasaIndia, 4th century BC - 4th century AD
AnonymousIceland, 13th century
AnonymousIndia/Iran/Iraq/Egypt, 700-1500 A.D.
Jane AustenUK, 1813
Honoré de BalzacFrance, 1835
Samuel BeckettIreland, 1951-53
Giovanni BoccaccioRavenna, 1349-53
Jorge Luis BorgesArgentina, 1944-86
Emily BrontëUK, 1847
Albert CamusAlgeria, France, 1942
Paul CelanFrance, Romania, 1952
Louis-Ferdinand CélineFrance, 1932
Miguel de CervantesSpain, 1605-15
Geoffrey ChaucerUK, 14th century
Anton ChekhovRussia, 1886
Joseph ConradUK, 1904
Dante AlighieriItaly, 1472
Charles DickensUK, 1861
Denis DiderotFrance, 1796
Alfred DöblinGermany, 1929
Fyodor DostoyevskyRussia, 1866
AuthorBookLocation & Date
Fyodor DostoyevskyRussia, 1869
Fyodor DostoyevskyRussia, 1872
Fyodor DostoyevskyRussia, 1880
George EliotUK, 1871
Ralph EllisonUSA, 1952
EuripidesGreece, 431 BC
William FaulknerUSA, 1936
William FaulknerUSA, 1929
Gustave FlaubertFrance, 1857
Gustave FlaubertFrance, 1869
Federico Garcia LorcaSpain, 1928
Gabriel Garcia MarquezColombia, 1967
Gabriel Garcia MarquezColombia, 1985
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheSaxe-Weimar Germany, 1832
Nikolai GogolRussia, 1842
Gunter GrassWest Germany 1959
Joao Guimaraes RosaBrazil, 1956
Knut HamsunNorway, 1890
Ernest HemingwayUSA, 1952
HomerPossibly Smyrna, 850-750 B.C.
HomerPossibly Smyrna, 8th Century B.C.
Henrik IbsenNorway, 1879
James JoyceIrish Free State, 1922
Franz KafkaAustria, 1924
Franz KafkaAustria, 1925
AuthorBookLocation & Date
Franz KafkaAustria, 1926
KalidasaIndia, 1st century B.C. - 4th century A.D.
Yasunari KawabataJapan, 1954
Nikos KazantzakisGreece, 1946
D.H. LawrenceUK, 1913
Halldor LaxnessIceland, 1934-35
Giacomo LeopardiItaly, 1818
Doris LessingUK, 1962
Astrid LindgrenSweden, 1945
Lu XunChina, 1918
Naguib MahfouzEgypt, 1959
Thomas MannGermany, 1901
Thomas MannGermany, 1924
Herman MelvilleUSA, 1851
Michel de MontaigneFrance, 1595
Elsa MoranteItaly, 1974
Toni MorrisonUSA, 1987
Murasaki ShikibuJapan, 11th century A.D.
Robert MusilAustria, 1930-32
Vladimir NabokovRussia/USA, 1955
George OrwellUK, 1949
OvidRoman Empire, 1st century A.D.
Fernando PessoaPortugal, 1928
Edgar Allan PoeUSA, 19th century
Marcel ProustFrance, 1913-1927
AuthorBookLocation & Date
Francois RabelaisFrance, 1532-34
Juan RulfoMexico, 1955
RumiPersia, Mongol Empire, 1258-73
Salman RushdieUK, 1981
SaadiPersia, Mongol Empire, 1257
Tayeb SalihSudan, 1966
José SaramagoPortugal, 1995
William ShakespeareEngland, 1603
William ShakespeareEngland, 1608
William ShakespeareEngland, 1609
SophoclesAthens, 430 B.C.
StendahlFrance, 1830
Laurence SterneEngland, 1760
Italo SvevoItaly, 1923
Jonathan SwiftIreland, 1726
Leo TolstoyRussia, 1865-69
Leo TolstoyRussia, 1877
Leo TolstoyRussia, 1886
Mark TwainUSA, 1884
ValmikiIndia, 3rd century B.C. - 3rd century A.D.
VirgilRoman Empire, 29-19 B.C.
Walt WhitmanUSA, 1855
Virginia WoolfUK, 1925
Virginia WoolfUK, 1927
Marguerite YourcenarFrance, 1951

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