November Born Authors

November Born Authors

Discover information about authors that were born in November, from Sam Shepard born on the fifth, through to Mark Twain born on the thirtieth.

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5th November 1943 – Sam Shepard, Author of ‘The One Inside‘ was born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA. He died from complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aged 73 on 27th July 2017 in Midway, Kentucky, USA.

8th November 1847 – Bram Stoker, author of ‘Dracula‘ was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He died aged 64 on 20th April 1912 in London, UK.

8th November 1900 – Margaret Mitchell, author of ”Gone with the Wind‘ was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She died aged 48 on 16th August 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

10th November 1960 – Neil Gaiman, author of ‘American Gods‘ was born in Portchester, Hampshire, UK.

11th November 1922 – Kurt Vonnegut, author of ‘Cat’s Cradle‘ was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He died aged 84 on 11th April 2007 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

11th November 1925 – William Styron, author of ‘Sophie’s Choice‘ was born in Hilton Village, Virginia, USA. He died aged 81 on 1st November 2006 in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.

18th November in 1939 – Margaret Atwood, author of ‘The Heart Goes Last‘ was born in Ottawa, Canada.

22nd November 1819 – George Eliot, author of ‘Middlemarch‘ was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK. She died aged 61 on 22nd December 1880, in Chelsea, London, UK.

24th November 1888 – Dale Carnegie, author of ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People‘ was born in Maryville, Missouri, USA. He died aged 66 on 1st November 1955, in Forest Hills, New York City, New York, USA.

29th November 1898 – C.S. Lewis, author of ‘Chronicles of Narnia‘ was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He died aged 64 on 22nd November 1963, in Oxford, UK.

29th November 1932 – Louisa May Alcott, author of ‘Little Women‘ was born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She died following a stroke aged 55 on 6th March 1888 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

30th November 1966 – David Nicholls, author of ‘One Day‘ was born in Eastleigh, South Hampshire, UK.

30th November 1667 – Jonathan Swift, author of ‘Gulliver’s Travels‘ was born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. He died aged 76 on 19th October 1745, in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

30th November 1835 – Mark Twain, author of ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer‘ was born in Florida, Missouri, USA. He died aged 74 on 21st April 1910 in Redding, Connecticut, USA.

Have a look at our anniversaries from other months – List of months


Joseph P Ritz, author of ‘The Despised Poor’ died on 4th January 2016 in Buffalo, New York, USA – aged 86

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