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180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists  

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
Dec. at 49 (1952-2001)
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Tariq Ali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
age 76
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Jorge Amado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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
Dec. at 89 (1909-1998)
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Isaac Asimov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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 102
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Iain Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. at 59 (1954-2013)
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Dave Barry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
age 72
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Pierre Berton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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 Dec. at 82 (1840-1922)
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William Boyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
age 67
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Lily Braun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. at 51 (1865-1916)
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Howard Brenton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
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John Brockman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
age 78
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Brigid Brophy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 68
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Mary Butts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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
Dec. at 79 (1920-1999)
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Angela Carter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 180+ Atheist Authors and Journalists
Dec. 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 Dec. at 90 (1840-1930)