Did you know November is the birth month of some of the most famous authors? Let’s read about famous authors born in November.

Albert Camus (Born – 7 November 1913)

Famous Authors Born in November (Albert Camus)
Famous Authors Born in November (Albert Camus)

Albert Camus is known for his books like, ‘The Stranger’, ‘The Myth of Sisyphus’, ‘The Fall’ and ‘The Rebel’. The French writer and philosopher Albert Camus was born on 7 November 1913. Rare fact – ‘A Happy Death’ and ‘The First Man’ are two of Camus’ works which were published after his demise in a disastrous car accident.

Arundhati Roy (Born – 24 November 1961)

Writers Born in November (Arundhati Roy)
Writers Born in November (Arundhati Roy)

Indian author, Arundhati Roy was born on 24 November 1961 is well-known for his works like, ‘The God of Small Things, ‘Listening to Grasshoppers’, ‘The End of Imagination’ and ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

Bram Stoker (Born – 8 November 1847)

Famous Authors Born in November (Bram Stoker)
Famous Authors Born in November (Bram Stoker)

Irish author Bram Stoker celebrated for his gothic horror novel Dracula was born on 8 November 1847. He passed away on 20 April 1912. Rare fact – It took Stoker seven years to complete ‘Dracula’.

C. S. Lewis (Born – 29 November 1898)

C.S. Lewis
Writers Born in November (C.S. Lewis)

British writer C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, United Kingdom on 29 November 1898. He is celebrated for his series of Chronicles in Narnia; his other notable works are ‘The Lion’, ‘The Witch’, and ‘The Wardrobe’. Rare Fact – His pen name was Clive Hamilton.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Born – 11 November 1821)

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Famous Authors Born in November (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)

Russian novelist, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was born in Moscow, Russia on 11 November 1821. He is famous for his works like ‘Crime and Punishment’ and ‘The Brothers of Karamazov’. He passed away in St. Petersburg, Russia on 9 February 1881. Rare fact – Writer of ‘Lolita’ Vladimir Nabokov hated Dostoyevsky.

George Eliot (Born – 22 November 1819)

Writers Born in November (George Eliot)
Writers Born in November (George Eliot)

Mary Ann Evans, popularly known as George Eliot was born in Nuneaton, United Kingdom. She is known for his incredible ‘Middlemarch’ and ‘The Mill on the Floss’. Some other notable works are ‘Daniel Deronda’ and ‘Adam Bede’. George Eliot passed away at Chelsea, the United Kingdom on 22 December 1880. Rare fact – She was not fond of most of the women writers of her time.

Louisa May Alcott (Born – 29 November 1832)

Famous Authors Born in November (Louisa May Alcott)
Famous Authors Born in November (Louisa May Alcott)

Well-known for her novels ‘Little Women’, ‘Little Men’ and ‘Jo’s Boys’, Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, United States on 29 November 1832. She died in Boston on 6 March 1888. Rare fact – In her lifetime, she was close to her father’s friends Nathaniel Hawthrone, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Margaret Atwood (Born – 18 November 1939)

Writers Born in November (Margaret Atwood)
Writers Born in November (Margaret Atwood)

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood was also born on November – 18 November 1939. Atwood is known for her rebellious theme discussions. She is famous for his commendable novels like, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, ‘The Testaments of Oryx’ and ‘Crake the Blind Assassin. Rare fact – The screenplay of the movie version of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ was jotted down by Harold Pinter. While studying at Toronto University, one of Atwood’s lecturers was Northrop Frye.

Mark Twain (Born – 30 November 1835)

Famous Authors Born in November (Mark Twain)
Famous Authors Born in November (Mark Twain)

American writer Mark Twain was born on 30 November 1835 in Florida, United States. Notable for his works like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ‘Roughing It’ and ‘The Innocent Abroad’, Twain died on 21 April 1910 at Redding, United States. Rare fact – Mark Twain’s pen name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The term Mark Twain means it is harmless to cruise because the water is 12 feet deep.

Robert Louis Stevenson (Born – 13 November 1850)

Robert Louis Stevenson
Writers Born in November (Robert Louis Stevenson

Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom on 13 November 1850. The Scottish novelist and travel enthusiast are known for his books like ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Kidnapped’ and ‘Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’.

Voltaire (Born – 21 November 1694)

Famous Authors Born in November (Voltaire)

One of the most eminent French writers, historians, and philosophers Voltaire who was known for his advocacy of freedom and religion was born in Paris, France on 21 November 1694. No wonder, most of Voltaire’s famous works were banned.

Neil Gaiman (Born – 10 November 1960)

Writers Born in November Neil Gaiman
Writers Born in November (Neil Gaiman)

He is one of the most well known writers in present time. Neil Gaiman is famous for his works like, Sandman, Good Omens, Stardust, Coraline, American gods, The Graveyard book. Gaiman is the first author to win both the Carnegie and the Newbery medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008).

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