Top Ten Greatest Authors


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181 Astrid Lindgren

Why is Astrid way down here? She deserves to be in Top 20, at least! - Svampbob164

Best Childrens author ever

182 Margaret Atwood
183 J.G. Ballard

Mr. Ballard touched science fiction... perverted it into some new and bizarre creature that is on par, intellectually, with literary fiction. There are a lot of authors who are responsible for turning the science fiction ghetto into something that could be taken seriously as an art form: Vonnegut, Ellison, Dick, etc. but I believe that Ballard has done it best. - airbb

184 David Gemmell
185 Chinua Achebe
186 William Kotzwinkle
187 Akira Toriyama

He also did the character designs for Chrono Trigger, a video game for Super Nintendo, in 1995. - monsterhigh200

188 Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse Hermann Karl Hesse (2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter.

He's the best existential writer. Period.

How can you miss out on this nobel winning literary genius! Siddartha, Steppenwolf, Narcissus and Goldmund, Demian! Each book is a masterpiece itself! He deserves to be in top 20 at least!

189 Henryk Sienkiewicz Henryk Sienkiewicz
190 Frank Herbert

Terrible writer and eats baby greek children for breakfast

191 Lincoln Peirce

The Nate comic series is very good, kinda like Diary of a Wimpy Kid. - Awesomelionking10

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192 Herman Melville Herman Melville Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period best known for Typee, a romantic account of his experiences in Polynesian life, and his whaling novel Moby-Dick.
193 Robert Bloch
194 Voltaire Voltaire François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and separation more.
195 William Morris
196 Emma Bull
197 Stephanie Meyers

You're welcome - Yungstirjoey

198 Poul Anderson


199 Christopher Paolini

He wrote the best books ever being so young! He invented many new LANGUAGES! All of the books were creative and very unexpected. I couldn't put the books down!

The Inheritance Cycle is one of my favourite series. Although there are some better books like The Hunger Games, Percy Jacksons and the Olympians, and Lord of the Rings, this series should be higher on this list, maybe number 10.

Created the alagaesia trilogy. - ozzydog12

Love the inheritance cycle

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200 Dennis Lehane
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