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Famous Atheists
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When it comes to notable atheists, atheist authors (and atheists writers in general) may be some of the most famous atheists out there. This is a list of atheist authors, with images. Despite the prevalence of Christianity, authors, like their philosopher cousins, have always been on the cutting edge of the cultural conversation and have therefore been much more likely to embrace the belief that there is no God. Out of all the modern atheist authors, my favorite is Douglas Adams. That said, there are plenty of other famous atheist authors, and other famous atheist writers who I enjoy on this list.

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Douglas Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Douglas Adams Died at 49 (1952-2001)

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Tariq Ali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Tariq Ali age 74

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Jorge Amado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Jorge Amado Died at 89 (1912-2001)

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Sir Kingsley Amis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Sir Kingsley Amis

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Eric Ambler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Eric Ambler Died at 89 (1909-1998)

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Isaac Asimov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Isaac Asimov Died at 72 (1920-1992)

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Diana Athill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Diana Athill age 100

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Iain Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Iain Banks Died at 59 (1954-2013)

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Dave Barry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dave Barry age 70

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Pierre Berton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Pierre Berton Died at 84 (1920-2004)

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt Died at 82 (1840-1922)

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William Boyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
William Boyd age 65

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Lily Braun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Lily Braun Died at 51 (1865-1916)

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Howard Brenton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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John Brockman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
John Brockman age 76

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Brigid Brophy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Brigid Brophy Died at 66 (1929-1995)

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Alan Brownjohn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Charles Bukowski Died at 74 (1920-1994)

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Lawrence Bush is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Lawrence Bush age 66

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Mary Butts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Mary Butts Died at 47 (1890-1937)

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João Cabral de Melo Neto is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
João Cabral de Melo Neto Died at 79 (1920-1999)

The Best Novels About World War 2

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Angela Carter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Angela Carter Died at 52 (1940-1992)

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Luigi Cascioli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Luigi Cascioli

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Sir Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Sir Arthur C. Clarke

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Edward Clodd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Edward Clodd Died at 90 (1840-1930)

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Claud Cockburn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Claud Cockburn Died at 77 (1904-1981)

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Jonathan Coe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Jonathan Coe age 56

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G. D. H. Cole is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
G. D. H. Cole Died at 70 (1889-1959)

20 Books to Read in Your 20s

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Ivy Compton-Burnett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Ivy Compton-Burnett Died at 85 (1884-1969)

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Cyril Connolly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Cyril Connolly Died at 71 (1903-1974)

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Edmund Cooper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Edmund Cooper Died at 56 (1926-1982)

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William Cooper is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
William Cooper Died at 55 (1754-1809)

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Jim Crace is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Jim Crace age 71

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Dan Culberson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dan Culberson

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Theodore Dalrymple is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Theodore Dalrymple

The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Rhys Davies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Rhys Davies Died at 77 (1901-1978)

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Frank Dalby Davison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Frank Dalby Davison Died at 77 (1893-1970)

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Richard Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Alain de Botton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Marquis de Sade is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Marquis de Sade Died at 74 (1740-1814)

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Daniel Dennett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Isaac Deutscher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Isaac Deutscher Died at 60 (1907-1967)

The 10 Lamest Superhero Costume Designs Ever

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Thomas M. Disch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Thomas M. Disch Died at 68 (1940-2008)

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Roddy Doyle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Roddy Doyle age 59

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Ruth Dudley Edwards is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Carol Ann Duffy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Turan Dursun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Turan Dursun Died at 56 (1934-1990)

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Terry Eagleton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists

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Greg Egan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Greg Egan age 56

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Dave Eggers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dave Eggers age 47