16 of the Best Authors in History—vote for your favorite

Whether you love the Regency romances of Jane Austen, the fantasy of J. R. R. Tolkien, the science fiction of Jules Verne, the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie, or the plays of the Bard himself, there’s something for everyone in our list of 16 of the best-known and most lauded authors from history.

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David James

David James

I'm an Englishman in Boston. History is a joy—it binds us, it connects us, it guides us. I'm interested in making history more accessible and more fun. Join me on this fantastic voyage through time.