Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts

Name Nora Roberts
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1950-10-10
Place of Birth Silver Spring, MD
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nora Roberts

New York Times bestselling author who is known for her numerous romance novels. Her most famous works include The Heart’s Victory, Carolina Moon, and Montana Sky.

Early Life of Nora Roberts

She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Maryland and married her first husband, Ronald Aufdem-Brinke, immediately after graduation. She began writing in 1979, while stuck in her home during a snowstorm.

Trivia

She has written under several pseudonyms, including J.D. Robb, Jill March, and Sarah Hardesty.

Family Life

She married her second husband, Bruce Wilder, in 1985. During her first marriage, she had two sons, Jason and Dan.

Associated With

The romance writer Janet Dailey was guilty of plagiarizing Roberts’ work.

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Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer

Name Nadine Gordimer
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1923-11-20
Place of Birth South Africa
Age 90 yrs
Death Date 2014-07-13
Birth Sign Scorpio

About Nadine Gordimer

An acclaimed South African writer, she won the Booker Prize and became a Nobel Laureate in Literature in 1991. Her best-known works include The Conservationist and July’s People.

Early Life of Nadine Gordimer

She published her first novel, The Lying Days, in 1953. During the Apartheid era in South Africa, she was a prominent activist for racial equality.

Trivia

She is also known for the the critically-acclaimed works, The Pickup and A Sport of Nature.

Family Life

Her second husband, Reinhold Cassirer, passed away in 2001. She had one child with Cassirer and another with her first husband, Gerald Gavron.

Associated With

She earned the Nobel Prize in Literature a year after Octavio Paz received the same honor.

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Nicola Yoon

Nicola Yoon

Name Nicola Yoon
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1972-10-01
Place of Birth Jamaica
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nicola Yoon

The mind behind the #1 New York Times Best-selling book Everything, Everything and the National Book Award finalist The Sun Is Also a Star.

Early Life of Nicola Yoon

She used to craft jewelry for her self-titled design company.

Trivia

Outside her books, she has also penned short stories like The Man in the Moon and Prototype.

Family Life

Her husband crafts custom-made notebooks.

Associated With

Her debut novel, Everything, Everything, as adapted into a 2017 feature film starring Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson.

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Nikita Singh

Nikita Singh

Name Nikita Singh
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1991-10-06
Place of Birth Patna,
India
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nikita Singh

Novelist who has wrote the 2012 novel If It’s Not Forever. Her book Letter To My Ex released in February 2018. She has more than 50,000 followers on her singh_nikita Instagram account. 

Early Life of Nikita Singh

She received a degree in pharmacy at the Acropolis Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in 2012.

Trivia

She released Accidentally In Love in 2011 and then signed with Penguin Books India that same year.

Family Life

Her mom’s birthday is August 22nd. 

Associated With

She and Lawrence Durrell are both novelists from India. 

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Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer

Name Norman Mailer
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1923-01-31
Place of Birth Long Branch, NJ
Age 84 yrs
Death Date 2007-11-10
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Norman Mailer

Author of fiction and non-fiction who received the Pulitzer Prize for both The Executioner’s Song (1979) and The Armies of the Night (1968). His well-known essays and essay collections include The White Negro (1957) and The Presidential Papers (1963).

Early Life of Norman Mailer

After studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard University, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1948, he published his debut work, a semi-autobiographical novel called The Naked and the Dead.

Trivia

He co-founded the popular New York City newspaper, The Village Voice, in 1955, and became known for his works of New Journalism (also called creative nonfiction).

Family Life

He married his first wife, Beatrice Silverman, in 1944. He was married and divorced four more times before marrying sixth wife, Norris Church Mailer, in 1980 (the couple remained married until Norman Mailer’s death). Through his six marriages, he fathered nine children.

Associated With

Author Jules Feiffer received a Pulitzer Prize for his work in The Village Voice, a publication that Mailer helped establish.

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