Dame Agatha Christie, 1890-1976 English writer author of popular detective stories, Christie created memorable characters including Belgian detective Hercule Poirot eccentric elderly sleuth Miss Jane Marple. Agatha frequently travelled abroad w/ husband archaeologist Max Mallowan, using experiences on her travels in her works ~Repinned Via Michele Biery
Saul Bellow (1915 – 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times and he received the Foundation's lifetime Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1990.
In classical antiquity, Homer is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. His works have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.
30 Pieces Of Wisdom From Stephen King I especially like this quote: "Americans are apocalyptic by nature. The reason why is that we've always had so much, so we live in deadly fear that people are going to take it away from us.