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Narayan, R. K.

(Encyclopedia) Narayan, R. K. (Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayan) nərī´yän [key], 1906–2001, Indian novelist, b. Madras (now Chennai). Narayan, who wrote in English, published his first…

Dick, Philip K.

(Encyclopedia) Dick, Philip K. (Philip Kindred Dick), 1928–82, American science-fiction writer, b. Chicago. Dick often wrote of the psychological states of individuals caught in altered…

Fisher, M. F. K.

(Encyclopedia) Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher), 1908–92, American culinary writer, b. Albion, Mich. Raised in California, Fisher lived in France for three years, where…

J. K. Rowling Trivia

Learn more about the author of the Harry Potter books by Ann-Marie Imbornoni and Dana Quigley Did you know: J.K. Rowling BiographyHer last name rhymes with "bowling."Has a sister…

J. K. Rowling

The story of Harry Potter's creator by Ann-Marie Imbornoni   J. K. Rowling Source/AP Photos Who shares YOUR birthday? Select month and date:…

Page, William

(Encyclopedia) Page, William, 1811–85, American historical and portrait painter, b. Albany, N.Y., studied with S. F. B. Morse and at the National Academy of Design. Among his best-known…

Page, Larry

(Encyclopedia) Page, Larry (Lawrence Edward Page), 1973–, American business executive and computer scientist, b. East Lansing, Mich., grad Univ. of Michigan (B.S.E., 1995), Stanford (M.…

Page, Thomas Nelson

(Encyclopedia) Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853–1922, American author and diplomat, b. Hanover co., Va. His novels and stories are sentimental idealizations of the Old South. Among his novels…

Page, Walter Hines

(Encyclopedia) Page, Walter Hines, 1855–1918, American journalist and diplomat, b. Cary, N.C. He became (1880) a reporter for the St. Joseph (Mo.) Gazette and wrote a series of…

Kellogg, W. K.

(Encyclopedia) Kellogg, W. K. (Will Keith Kellogg): see Kellogg, John Harvey .