Sites by, or about, authors of literature whose last names begin with L.
Only sites that are of interest to people looking for information about specific authors of literature will be accepted for inclusion into this category.
Jhumpa Lahiri is an American writer of Indian origin. Her first collection of short stories, "Interpreter of Maladies," won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000.
Contains sites related to the work of writer Wally Lamb.
Please submit interviews with Caribbean writer George Lamming.
William Langland is one of the most renowned authors of the medieval English period. His poem Piers Plowman is considered one of the classics of Middle English literature.
Please submit to this category editions of Langland''s work and secondary materials such as articles, translations, and web portals.
Philip Larkin (1922-1985), English poet famous for his witty and often deeply pessimistic verse. Larkin's poems are usually written in established poetic forms, using common language. His most famous poems are "The Whitsun Weddings," "Aubade" and "Church Going."
Category for works by and about French poet Comte de Lautréamont (Isidore-Lucien Ducasse), 1847-1870.
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish author who is best known for his ghost stories.
Bem Le Hunt was born in 1964 in Calcutta as the fourth child to an Indian mother and English father.
Chinese dissident, author and poet.
Jacqueline Lichtenberg is an SF/F author with several published novels and short stories including the Sime~Gen series (originally known as the Sime Series or Sime/Gen). She was very active in Star Trek fandom, the founder of the Star Trek Welcommittee and an author of Star Trek Lives! She has written an SF/F review column in The Monthly Aspectarian. Jacqueline has also been published as Daniel R. Kerns.
This category contains sites pertaining to author Jacqueline Lichtenberg. This may include her writings as posted online, biographical and bibliographical information, sites related to fandom of her Sime~Gen series of novels, sites related to her current business endeavours, or anything else Jacqueline is or was directly involved in.
Tang dynasty Chinese poet, born 813 died 858.
Walter Lord was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 8, 1917. He graduated from Princeton University in 1939, and worked in the London office of the Office of Strategic Services (what later became the CIA) during World War II. He is best known for his 1955 book "A Night to Remember" about the Titanic disaster. It was made into a film in 1958. He also wrote books on other historical events including Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Midway, and the Alamo. He passed away in his Manhattan home on May 19, 2002.
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The life and works of Carlo Lorenzini, author of "Pinocchio." Carlo Collodi was his pen name.
Jean Lorrah is a science fiction and fantasy author whose published works include the Savage Empire series, the Sime/Gen series (with Jacqueline Lichtenberg) and various Star Trek works. Jean was also active in various fandoms including Star Trek and Blake's 7. She is currently a professor at Murray State in Kentucky (USA) and involved in Led Zeppelin fandom.
This category contains information pertaining to author Jean Lorrah. This may include her writings as posted online, biographical and bibliographical information, sites related to fandom of her novels, sites related to her academic activities and current business endeavours, or anything else Jean is or was directly involved in.
For Sime~Gen related sites, see Arts: Literature: Authors: L: Lichtenberg, Jacqueline.
Pierre Loti was the pen name of Louis Marie Julien Viaud, a French naval officer. Best known as a novelist and travel writer, he also turned his hand to short stories, drama, and journalism. He was elected to the Academy in 1891, and died in 1923.
James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) was a poet, essayist, literary critic, diplomat, and the first editor of the Atlantic Monthly. A Harvard graduate, he returned there to teach. Lowell spent most of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Please submit sites related to James Russell Lowell, the nineteenth-century American writer.
American astronomer and writer, 1855-1916. A member of the distinguished Lowell family of Massachusetts; brother of poet Amy Lowell and Harvard University president Abbott Lowell.
Lowell predicted the existence of the planet Pluto and initiated the search that ended in its discovery.
During the period 188393 he devoted himself to literature and travel, much of the time in the Far East, which he described in Chosön (1886), The Soul of the Far East (1888), Noto (1891), and Occult Japan (1895).
In the 1890s, inspired by the report of canals on Mars, Lowell decided to study the planet. He championed the
theory that intelligent Martians constructed a
planet-wide system of irrigation. Lowell published his views in three books: Mars (1895), Mars and Its Canals (1906), and Mars As the Abode of Life (1908).
Sites related to Marie Belloc Lowndes, the daughter of Bessie Rayner Belloc
, and sister of Hilaire Belloc
. Her best known work is The Lodger
, based on Jack the Ripper; it appeared first as a short story in 1911, and then as a suspense novel in 1913. Like her mother, Belloc Lowndes was active in the struggle for women's suffrage in Britain.
1909-1957 Born in England, Malcolm Lowry also lived and wrote in Canada and Mexico. He is best known for his novel, Under the Volcano.