Edwin A. Abbott
Edwin A. Abbott was an English schoolmaster and theologian and best known for his mathematical satire Flatland (1884).
John Adams was an American politician and political philosopher and the second President of the United States (1797 - 1801), after being the first…
Aesop (also spelled Æsop) is the name by which many famous fables are known. The works date from the mid-6th century BCE in Greece,…
Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, published in 1868. This novel is loosely based…
Captain Quincy Allen
Captain Quincy Allen is a pseudonym listed as the author of the Outdoor Chums series, including The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf, The Outdoor…
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark, in 1805. He became famous for his fairy tales, although he also published poems and novels,…
Robert Gordon Anderson
Robert Gordon Anderson is best known for his Marmaduke adventures including Seven O’Clock Stories and Half-Past Seven Stories.
Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer. His most enduring work is the short story sequence Winesburg, Ohio.
Susan B. Anthony
Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to secure…
Aristotle was one of the most influential Greek philosophers of the ancient world, and his work along with that of Socrates and Plato forms…
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen was a Norwegian writer and scientist. He and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe (1813-1882) were collectors of Norwegian folklore, working so closely together…
Asheville Postcard Company
The Asheville Postcard Company published scenic postcards of Florida in the early 20th century, some of which included poetry.
Emily Paret Atwater
Emily Paret Atwater published several children’s novels including How Sammy Went to Coral-Land, Tommy’s Adventures, Trixsey’s Travels, and In Ocean Land.
Jane Austen was born in 1775 at the rectory in Steventon, Hampshire, England. She never married and remained at Steventon for the majority of…
Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin was an American writer of fiction and non-fiction. A 1950 edition of her work The Land of Little Rain and a…