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Novelist Quotes

Author Birth - Death
Jeff Abbott 1963 -
Edmond About 1828 - 1885
Peter Abrahams 1919 -
James Agee 1909 - 1955
Cecelia Ahern 1981 -
Alexander Ahndoril 1967 -
Louisa May Alcott 1832 - 1888
Nelson Algren 1909 - 1981
Aaron Allston 1960 -
Kingsley Amis 1922 - 1995
Kurt Andersen 1954 -
Carol Anshaw 1946 -
Antonio Lobo Antunes 1942 -
Guillaume Apollinaire 1880 - 1918
Aharon Appelfeld 1932 -
Jennifer Armentrout 1980 -
Sholem Asch 1880 - 1957
Margaret Atwood 1939 -
Louis Auchincloss 1917 -
Richard Bach 1936 -
Julianna Baggott 1969 -
Beryl Bainbridge 1934 -
Nicholson Baker 1957 -
David Baldacci 1960 -
Faith Baldwin 1893 - 1978
Rosecrans Baldwin 1977 -
Honore de Balzac 1799 - 1850
John Banville 1945 -
Henri Barbusse 1873 - 1935
Djuna Barnes 1892 - 1982
Amelia Barr 1831 - 1919
John Barth 1930 -
Augusto Roa Bastos 1917 - 2005
Vicki Baum 1888 - 1960
Richard Bausch 1945 -
Ned Beauman -
Louis Begley 1933 -
Saul Bellow 1914 - 2005
Aimee Bender 1969 -
Mario Benedetti 1920 - 2009
David Benioff 1970 -
Arnold Bennett 1867 - 1931
Thomas Berger 1924 -
Thomas Bernhard 1931 - 1989
Louis de Bernieres 1954 -
Lauren Beukes 1976 -
Earl Derr Biggers 1884 - 1933
Maeve Binchy 1940 - 2012
Stanley Bing 1951 -
Chris Bohjalian 1962 -
Roberto Bolano 1953 - 2003
Vanna Bonta 1958 -
Phyllis Bottome 1884 - 1963
Elizabeth Bowen 1899 - 1973
William Boyd 1952 -
John Boyne 1971 -
Malcolm Bradbury 1932 - 2000
Barbara Taylor Bradford 1933 -
Kate Braverman 1950 -
Alan Brien -
Charlotte Bronte 1816 - 1855
Emily Bronte 1818 - 1848
Anne Bronte 1820 - 1849
Henry Brooke 1703 - 1783
Dee Brown 1908 - 2002
James Buchan 1954 -
Pearl S. Buck 1892 - 1973
John Burdett 1951 -
Anthony Burgess 1917 - 1993
Alafair Burke 1969 -
Fanny Burney 1752 - 1840
Frances Burney 1752 - 1840
A. S. Byatt 1936 -
James Branch Cabell 1879 - 1958
George Washington Cable 1844 - 1925
James M. Cain 1892 - 1977
Hall Caine 1853 - 1931
Morley Callaghan 1903 - 1990
Claire Cameron 1973 -
Bonnie Jo Campbell 1962 -
Truman Capote 1924 - 1984
Peter Carey 1943 -
Alejo Carpentier 1904 - 1980
Caleb Carr 1955 -
Angela Carter 1940 - 1992
Barbara Cartland 1901 - 2000
Joyce Cary 1888 - 1957
Ana Castillo 1953 -
Brian Celio 1981 -
Miguel de Cervantes 1547 - 1616
Bruce Chatwin 1940 - 1989
Stephen Chbosky 1970 -
Victor Cherbuliez 1829 - 1899
Charles W. Chesnutt 1858 - 1932
Tracy Chevalier 1962 -
Susan Choi 1969 -
Tom Clancy 1947 - 2013
Hugo Claus 1929 -
James Clavell 1924 - 1994
Ernest Cline 1972 -
Jonathan Coe 1961 -
Paulo Coelho 1947 -
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 1873 - 1954
Wilkie Collins 1824 - 1889
Suzanne Collins 1962 -
Ivy Compton-Burnett 1884 - 1969
Ally Condie -
Joseph Conrad 1857 - 1924
James F. Cooper 1789 - 1851
Marie Corelli 1855 - 1924
Bernard Cornwell 1944 -
Bryce Courtenay 1933 - 2012
Harry Crews 1935 -
Neil Cross 1969 -
Chris Crutcher 1946 -
Rachel Cusk 1967 -
Tony D'Souza -
Roald Dahl 1916 - 1990
Edward Dahlberg 1900 - 1977
Simin Daneshvar 1921 - 2012
Robertson Davies 1913 - 1995
Don DeLillo 1936 -
Jonathan Dee 1962 -
Margaret Deland 1857 - 1945
Frank Delaney 1942 -
Anita Desai 1937 -
Charles Dickens 1812 - 1870
James Dickey 1923 - 1997
Alfred Doblin 1878 - 1957
Richard Dooling 1954 -
Ariel Dorfman 1942 -
Fyodor Dostoevsky 1821 - 1881
Jenny Downham 1964 -
Roddy Doyle 1958 -
Margaret Drabble 1939 -
Jay Dratler 1911 -
Theodore Dreiser 1871 - 1945
Maurice Druon 1918 - 2009
Georges Duhamel 1884 - 1966
David James Duncan 1952 -
Elaine Dundy 1921 - 2008
Katherine Dunn 1945 -
Dorothy Dunnett 1923 - 2001
Jack Dunphy 1914 - 1992
Lord Dunsany 1878 - 1957
Marguerite Duras 1914 - 1996
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach 1830 - 1916
Umberto Eco 1932 -
Maria Edgeworth 1767 - 1849
Jennifer Egan 1962 -
Barry Eisler 1964 -
Buchi Emecheta 1944 -
Steven Erikson 1959 -
Jeffrey Eugenides 1960 -
James T. Farrell 1904 - 1979
Sebastian Faulks 1953 -
Edna Ferber 1885 - 1968
Lion Feuchtwanger 1884 - 1958
Jasper Fforde 1961 -
Rachel Field 1894 - 1942
Henry Fielding 1707 - 1754
Joy Fielding 1945 -
Ronald Firbank 1886 - 1926
Tibor Fischer 1959 -
Gustave Flaubert 1821 - 1880
C. S. Forester 1899 - 1966
E. M. Forster 1879 - 1970
John Fowles 1926 - 2005
Janet Frame 1924 - 2004
Ronald Frame 1953 -
Anatole France 1844 - 1924
Jonathan Franzen 1959 -
Charles Frazier 1950 -
Tana French 1973 -
Nell Freudenberger 1975 -
Bruce Jay Friedman 1930 -
Max Frisch 1911 - 1991
Mark Frost 1953 -
Carlos Fuentes 1929 - 2012
William Gaddis 1922 - 1998
Michelle Gagnon 1971 -
John Gardner 1933 - 1982
Hamlin Garland 1860 - 1940
Alex Garland 1970 -
Helen Garner 1942 -
Romain Gary 1914 - 1980
Elizabeth Gaskell 1810 - 1865
William H. Gass 1924 -
Tess Gerritsen 1953 -
Andre Gide 1869 - 1951
Elizabeth Gilbert 1969 -
Dorothy Gilman 1923 -
Jennifer Gilmore 1970 -
Delphine de Girardin 1804 - 1855
George Gissing 1857 - 1903
Ellen Glasgow 1874 - 1945
Julia Glass 1956 -
Rumer Godden 1907 - 1998
Gail Godwin 1937 -
William Golding 1911 - 1993
William Goldman 1931 -
Witold Gombrowicz 1904 - 1969
Nadine Gordimer 1923 -
Maxim Gorky 1868 - 1936
Remy de Gourmont 1858 - 1915
Sue Grafton 1940 -
Winston Graham 1908 - 2003
Kenneth Grahame 1859 - 1932
Linda Grant 1951 -
Robert Graves 1895 - 1985
Julien Green 1900 - 1998
Lauren Groff 1978 -
Lev Grossman 1969 -
Judith Guest 1936 -
Mark Haddon 1962 -
Arthur Hailey 1920 - 2004
Alex Haley 1921 - 1992
Barry Hannah 1942 -
Thomas Hardy 1840 - 1928
Deborah Harkness 1965 -
Robert Harris 1957 -
Kent Haruf 1943 -
John C. Hawkes 1925 - 1998
Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804 - 1864
Eliza Haywood 1693 - 1756
Shirley Hazzard 1931 -
Dermot Healy 1947 -
Joseph Heller 1923 - 1999
Mark Helprin 1947 -
Ernest Hemingway 1899 - 1961
Alan Patrick Herbert 1890 - 1971
Arthur Herzog -
Hermann Hesse 1877 - 1962
Georgette Heyer 1902 - 1974
George V. Higgins 1939 - 1999
Patricia Highsmith 1921 - 1995
Oscar Hijuelos 1951 -
James Hilton 1900 - 1954
Russell Hoban 1925 -
Laura Z. Hobson 1900 - 1986
Hugo von Hofmannsthal 1874 - 1929
Josiah Gilbert Holland 1819 - 1881
Tom Holt 1961 -
Winifred Holtby 1898 - 1935
Ann Hood 1956 -
Ellen Hopkins 1955 -
Anthony Horowitz 1955 -
Janette Turner Hospital 1942 -
Khaled Hosseini 1965 -
E. W. Howe 1853 - 1937
Stephen Hunter 1946 -
Aldous Huxley 1894 - 1963
Greg Iles 1960 -
Guillermo Cabrera Infante 1929 - 2005
John Irving 1942 -
Shirley Jackson 1919 - 1965
P. D. James 1920 -
Leslie Jamison 1985 -
Tama Janowitz 1957 -
Jerry B. Jenkins 1949 -
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala 1927 - 2013
Diane Johnson 1934 -
Sadie Jones 1967 -
Erica Jong 1942 -
James Joyce 1882 - 1941
Franz Kafka 1883 - 1924
Thomas Keneally 1935 -
Jack Kerouac 1922 - 1969
Jamaica Kincaid 1949 -
Lily King -
Karen Kingsbury 1963 -
Barbara Kingsolver 1955 -
W. P. Kinsella 1935 -
Natsuo Kirino 1951 -
Walter Kirn 1962 -
John Knowles 1926 - 2001
Christopher Koch 1932 - 2013
Arthur Koestler 1905 - 1983
George Konrad 1933 -
Michael Korda 1933 -
Jean Hanff Korelitz 1961 -
Jerzy Kosinski 1933 - 1991
Judith Krantz 1928 -
Hari Kunzru 1969 -
Madeleine L'Engle 1918 - 2007
William Landay 1963 -
William Lashner 1956 -
David Leavitt 1961 -
Caroline Leavitt -
Harper Lee 1926 -
Chang-Rae Lee 1965 -
Julia Leigh 1970 -
Elmore Leonard 1925 -
Ira Levin 1929 -
Sinclair Lewis 1885 - 1951
Tao Lin 1983 -
Elinor Lipman 1950 -
Jack London 1876 - 1916
H. P. Lovecraft 1890 - 1937
Robert Ludlum 1927 - 2001
Alison Lurie 1926 -
George MacDonald 1824 - 1905
John D. MacDonald 1916 - 1986
Ross MacDonald 1965 -
Rose Macaulay 1881 - 1958
Alistair Maclean 1922 - 1987
Gregory Maguire 1954 -
Naguib Mahfouz 1911 - 2006
Norman Mailer 1923 - 2007
Daniel Mainwaring 1902 - 1977
Bernard Malamud 1914 - 1986
Heinrich Mann 1871 - 1950
William J. Mann -
John Phillips Marquand 1893 - 1960
Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1927 - 2014
Frederick Marryat 1792 - 1848
Armistead Maupin 1944 -
Francois Mauriac 1885 - 1970
Daphne du Maurier 1907 - 1989
William Hamilton Maxwell 1792 - 1850
Jill McCorkle 1958 -
Carson McCullers 1917 - 1967
George Barr McCutcheon 1886 - 1928
Lurlene McDaniel 1944 -
Jon McGregor 1976 -
Emma McLaughlin 1974 -
Brad Meltzer 1970 -
Herman Melville 1819 - 1891
Cheryl Mendelson -
Dinaw Mengestu 1978 -
George Meredith 1828 - 1909
Claire Messud 1966 -
Grace Metalious 1924 - 1964
James A. Michener 1907 - 1997
Susan Minot 1956 -
Margaret Mitchell 1900 - 1949
David Mitchell 1969 -
Nicola Monaghan -
Sarah Monette -
Rick Moody 1961 -
Brian Moore 1921 - 1999
George A. Moore 1852 - 1933
Alberto Moravia 1907 - 1990
Charles Morgan 1894 - 1958
David Morrell 1943 -
Toni Morrison 1931 -
John Mortimer 1923 -
Walter Mosley 1952 -
Nicholas Mosley 1923 -
Herta Muller 1953 -
Dinah Maria Mulock 1826 - 1887
Hector Hugh Munro 1870 - 1916
Vladimir Nabokov 1899 - 1977
V. S. Naipaul 1932 -
Gloria Naylor 1950 -
Gerard De Nerval 1808 - 1855
David Nicholls 1966 -
Frank Norris 1870 - 1902
Naomi Shihab Nye 1952 -
Patrick O'Brian 1914 - 2000
Edna O'Brien 1932 -
Kate O'Brien 1897 - 1974
Varley O'Connor -
Andrew O'Hagan 1968 -
Stewart O'Nan 1961 -
Heather O'Neill -
Joseph O'Neill 1964 -
Joyce Carol Oates 1938 -
Tea Obreht 1985 -
Margaret Oliphant 1828 - 1897
Tillie Olsen 1913 - 2007
Emma Orczy 1865 - 1947
Ouida 1839 - 1908
Helen Oyeyemi 1984 -
Ruth Ozeki 1956 -
Cynthia Ozick 1928 -
George Packer 1960 -
Chuck Palahniuk 1961 -
Charles Palliser 1947 -
Michael Palmer 1942 - 2013
Orhan Pamuk 1952 -
John Dos Passos 1896 - 1970
Boris Pasternak 1890 - 1960
Alan Paton 1903 - 1988
James Payn 1830 - 1898
Tom Perrotta 1961 -
Anne Perry 1938 -
Arthur Phillips 1969 -
Jayne Anne Phillips 1952 -
Eden Phillpotts 1862 - 1960
Ernest Poole 1880 - 1950
Jane Porter 1776 - 1850
Eleanor Porter 1868 - 1920
Anthony Powell 1905 - 2000
Richard Powers 1957 -
J. F. Powers 1917 - 1999
Reynolds Price 1933 -
Mario Puzo 1921 - 1999
Barbara Pym 1913 - 1980
Tom Rachman 1974 -
Adam Rapp 1968 -
Simon Raven 1927 - 2001
Charles Reade 1814 - 1884
Mary Renault 1905 - 1983
Jean Rhys 1894 - 1979
Anne Rice 1941 -
Simon Rich 1984 -
Nathaniel Rich 1980 -
Samuel Richardson 1689 - 1761
Mordecai Richler 1931 - 2001
Mary Roberts Rinehart 1876 - 1958
Marilynne Robinson 1943 -
Romain Rolland 1866 - 1944
Joel C. Rosenberg -
Adam Ross 1967 -
Judith Rossner 1935 - 2005
Leo Rosten 1908 - 1997
Philip Roth 1933 -
Arundhati Roy 1961 -
Juan Rulfo 1917 - 1986
Salman Rushdie 1947 -
Karen Russell 1981 -
Richard Russo 1949 -
Vita Sackville-West 1892 - 1962
Marquis de Sade 1740 - 1814
Antoine de Saint-Exupery 1900 - 1944
J. D. Salinger 1919 - 2010
James Salter 1925 -
George Sand 1804 - 1876
John Sandford 1944 -
Bruno Schulz 1892 - 1942
Simone Schwarz-Bart -
Walter Scott 1771 - 1832
Paul Scott 1920 - 1978
Erich Segal 1937 - 2010
Maria Semple 1964 -
Vikram Seth 1952 -
Jeff Shaara 1952 -
Bob Shacochis 1951 -
Tom Sharpe 1928 - 2013
Irwin Shaw 1913 - 1984
Wilfrid Sheed 1930 -
Sidney Sheldon 1917 - 2007
Mikhail Sholokhov 1905 - 1984
Nevil Shute 1899 - 1960
Anne Rivers Siddons 1936 -
Henryk Sienkiewicz 1846 - 1916
Daniel Silva 1960 -
William Gilmore Simms 1806 - 1870
Isaac Bashevis Singer 1904 - 1991
Curt Siodmak 1902 - 2000
Betty Smith 1896 - 1972
Lillian Smith 1897 - 1966
Russell Smith 1963 -
Wilbur Smith 1933 -
Zadie Smith 1975 -
Muriel Spark 1918 - 2006
Danielle Steel 1947 -
Wallace Stegner 1909 - 1993
Laurence Sterne 1713 - 1768
Mary Stewart 1916 -
Kathryn Stockett 1969 -
Robert Stone 1937 -
David Storey 1933 -
Matthew Stover 1962 -
William Styron 1925 -
J. Courtney Sullivan 1982 -
Robert Smith Surtees 1805 - 1864
Bertha von Suttner 1843 - 1914
Vikas Swarup -
Amy Tan 1952 -
Booth Tarkington 1869 - 1946
Donna Tartt 1963 -
William Makepeace Thackeray 1811 - 1863
Alexander Theroux 1939 -
Paul Theroux 1941 -
Will Thomas 1958 -
Brad Thor 1969 -
Colm Toibin 1955 -
J. R. R. Tolkien 1892 - 1973
Leo Tolstoy 1828 - 1910
Steve Toltz 1972 -
Sue Townsend 1946 -
Rose Tremain 1943 -
Adriana Trigiani -
Joanna Trollope 1943 -
George W. S. Trow 1943 - 2006
Margaret Truman 1924 - 2008
Dalton Trumbo 1905 - 1976
Gail Tsukiyama -
Ivan Turgenev 1818 - 1883
Scott Turow 1949 -
Anne Tyler 1941 -
Sigrid Undset 1882 - 1949
John Updike 1932 - 2009
Gore Vidal 1925 - 2012
Enrique Vila-Matas 1948 -
William T. Vollmann 1959 -
Peter De Vries 1910 - 1993
Walter Wager 1924 - 2004
Ayelet Waldman 1964 -
Mary Augusta Ward 1851 - 1920
Jesmyn Ward -
Marina Warner 1946 -
Robert Penn Warren 1905 - 1989
Alec Waugh 1898 - 1981
Mary Webb 1881 - 1927
Lauren Weisberger 1977 -
Fay Weldon 1931 -
Irvine Welsh 1961 -
Mary Wesley 1912 - 2002
Edmund White 1940 -
Colson Whitehead 1969 -
Elie Wiesel 1928 -
Thornton Wilder 1897 - 1975
Raymond Williams 1921 - 1988
Sloan Wilson 1920 - 2003
Angus Wilson 1913 - 1991
Jeanette Winterson 1959 -
Thomas Wolfe 1900 - 1938
Stuart Woods 1938 -
Herman Wouk 1915 -
Richard Wright 1908 - 1960
David Wroblewski 1959 -
Gao Xingjian 1940 -
Mo Yan 1955 -
Rick Yancey -
A. B. Yehoshua 1936 -
Anzia Yezierska 1880 - 1970
Rafael Yglesias 1954 -
Charlotte Mary Yonge 1823 - 1901
Marguerite Yourcenar 1903 - 1987
Carlos Ruiz Zafon 1964 -
Yevgeny Zamyatin 1884 - 1937
Israel Zangwill 1864 - 1926
Emile Zola 1840 - 1902

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