Famous Authors from United States

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List of the most popular authors from United States, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous American authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable American writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from United States?" and "Who are the best American authors?"

For further information on these historic American authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated American authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Notes from My Travels, Justice for Darfur, Justice Delayed Is Not Justice ...

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    Eminem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    The Way I Am, Angry Blonde

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    Allen Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Howl, Pull My Daisy, Collected poems 1947-1980

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    The Queen of the Damned, Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Armand ...

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    Popism: The Warhol Sixties, A, A Novel

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    Ground Zero, In September^! the Light Changes: The Stories of Andrew ...

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    Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Sinister Spies, Read With Caution, The Crooked Cat

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    Angela Elwell Hunt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    The secret of Cravenhill Castle, The elevator, The Riddle of Baby Rosalind ...

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    Delta of Venus, Henry and June, Fire: From a Journal of Love

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    The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, The Temple of My Familiar ...

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    An Atlas of the Difficult World, On Lies^! Secrets and Silence, Fox: Poems ...

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    Andre Norton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Garan the Eternal, The Elvenbane, Sargasso of Space

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    The Intercept

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    Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, The Devil's Dictionary, A Sole Survivor: ...

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    Andrew Preston Peabody is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Portsmouth Sunday school hymn book, The choice of a profession, Views of ...

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    Fasting^! Feasting, The Village by the Sea, The Zigzag Way

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    Common Nonsense, And more by Andy Rooney, My War

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    Michael Wm. Kaluta Sketchbook, From Dogpatch to Slobbovia, The return of ...

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    The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business, Nation ...

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    Confessions of a Parish Priest: An Autobiography, Ethnicity, Irish Cream ...

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    Haut Goût, American Political Plays, Haunting of Jim Crow

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    The Tennis Partner, My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its ...

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    Never Have Your Dog Stuffed And Other Things I've Learned, Things I ...

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    Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Safe At Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic

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    The West Wing Script Book, The Farnsworth Invention, The "West ...

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    Anne McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Dragonflight, Dragonsong, Sassinak

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    Rainbow Boys, Getting It, Rainbow High

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    Amanda Foreman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, Georgiana. Das lustvolle Leben der ...

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    Miracle fruit, At the Drive-In Volcano, Fishbone

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    A slave to duty & other women, Otto the knight, The lion's share

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    Patience and Sarah, The Love of Good Women, A place for us

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    The heart's shout, The heart conversion talk series, The knee of listening ...

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    Achy Obejas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?: Stories, Days ...

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    The Giraffes Go to Hamburg, Priestley's The good companions, No Minor ...

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    Up and Running, Peace Is Possible, Held Hostage

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    Interlopers, The Mocking Program, Phylogenesis

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    Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    The Evolution of Physics, Ideas and Opinions, The Origins of the General ...

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    Aaron Spelling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Aaron Spelling

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    Akiva Goldsman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Screenwriters Award-Winner Set^! Collection 3, The Da Vinci Code ...

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    Ang Lee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Two Films by Ang Lee Eat Drink Man Woman & The Wedding Banquet, ...

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    Alan Jay Lerner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    My Fair Lady, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Brigadoon

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    Aaron Copland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    What to Listen for in Music, Our new music, Como Escuchar La Musica

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    Albert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from United States
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    It took nine tailors

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    Alan Menken is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Disney's Pocahontas Illustrated Songbook, Alan Menken Songbook, E.Z. Play ...

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    André De Toth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    De Toth on De Toth

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    Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    The Federalist Papers, The law practice of Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton: ...

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    Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from United States

    Don't Make Me Stop This Car!, Al Roker's Hassle-Free Holiday Cookbook

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    SPORTS HALL OF SHAME'S FUNTASTIC TRIVIA AND STICKER BOOK, MORE LITTLE BIG ...

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    Martin Mull

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