Vintage Library People Index

A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U     V     W     X     Y     Z

 


Jun 24, 1950 --
Author

Primary Genres




Pulp Historian

Primary Genres










Oct 19, 1931 --
Author

Primary Genres




Photo by Jack Liu

Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the most celebrated writers of her generation, recipient of multiple Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Awards. In 2014, she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

More from Ursula K. Le Guin

Oct 21, 1929 -- Jan 22, 2018
American Novelist

Primary Genres




Jun 03, 1899 -- Apr 27, 1964
Author, Screenwriter

Primary Genres




Robert Leckie

As scout and machine-gunner for the First Marine Division, Leckie fought in all its engagements until his wounding at Peleliu.

More from Robert Leckie

Dec 18, 1920 -- Dec 24, 2001
US Marine, Historian

Primary Genres




Apr 28, 1926 -- Feb 19, 2016
Author

Primary Genres




Aug 04, 1965 --
Author

Primary Genres




Dec 24, 1910 -- Sep 05, 1992
Author, Actor, Playwright, Poet

Primary Genres




Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006) was the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language. Winner of the Kafka Prize, he was a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and the author of numerous works, including Solaris.

More from Stanislaw Lem

Sep 12, 1921 -- Mar 27, 2006
Author

Primary Genres




Elmore Leonard

In more than 30 books spanning half a century, Elmore Leonard has captured the imagination of millions as few writers can. A literary icon praised by the New York Times Book Review as “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever, ” he has influenced many contemporary writers and is known for both the quality and accessibility of his writing.

More from Elmore Leonard

Oct 11, 1925 -- Aug 20, 2013
Author, Screenwriter

Primary Genres




Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is the bestselling author of eleven novels, including The Feral Detective, The Fortress of Solitude, and Motherless Brooklyn, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. He currently teaches creative writing at Pomona College in California.

More from Jonathan Lethem

Feb 19, 1964 --
Author

Primary Genres






Historian



Aug 20, 1890 -- Mar 15, 1937
Author, Poet

Primary Genres






Jack H. Lucas

Jack Lucas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on August 6, 1942, at the age of fourteen. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He received the Medal of Honor from President Harry S. Truman on October 5, 1945. After graduating from college, he enlisted in the United States Army in 1961 and served four years in the 82nd Airborne Division.

More from Jack H. Lucas

US Marine

Primary Genres




Robert Ludlum

Best selling author of The Bourne Identity and the Jason Bourne series. Over 27 thriller novels to his credit in a writing career that lasted over 30 years. From Conspiracy Thriller, to Espionage, to Terrorism, his stories were action packed filled with memorable heroes. His stories live on with his Branded Series: Jason Bourne, Covert-One and Paul Janson continuing with the help of new writers today.

More from Robert Ludlum

May 25, 1927 -- Mar 12, 2001
Author

Primary Genres




Eric Van Lustbader

Many readers may discover Eric Van Lustbader from his Jason Bourne novels but soon find the best selling Nicholas Linnear Ninja Cycle and the Jack McClure and Alli Carson series to be equally as exciting. With over 40 novels published, and more on their way, Mr. Lustbader's thrilling action stories need to be added to your wishlist.

More from Eric Van Lustbader

Dec 24, 1946 --
Author

Primary Genres




Biographer



Gayle Lynds

Gayle Lynds is the bestselling, award-winning author of several international espionage thrillers, including Masquerade, The Coil, and The Last Spymaster. A member of the Association for Intelligence Officers, she is cofounder (with David Morrell) of ITW (International Thriller Writers).

More from Gayle Lynds

Author, Journalist

Primary Genres