The Reviewer’s Author Biography – J.D Salinger

Name: Jerome David Salinger Date of Birth: 1st January 1919 Date of Death: 27th January 2010, Natural Causes Genre: Literary Influences: Ernest Hemingway, Sherwood Anderson, Ring Lardner, Scott Fitzgerald Well Known Books: The Catcher In The Rye (CITR 1951), Franny and Zooey (1961), For Esme – with Love and Squalor (1950), The Young Folks (1940),…

The Reviewer’s Author Biography – J.K Rowling

Name: Joanne Rowling Pseudonyms/Alias: Robert Galbraith Date of Birth: 31st July 1965 Genre: Fantasy, Suspense, Thriller, Children’s Influences: Although not one to pin her colours to influential authors Rowling has mentioned several ‘favourite’ authors and experts have suspected that a few of the following may have been influential. The Bible, Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Jane Austen, E.Nesbit,…

The Reviewer’s Author Biographies – The Master of Horror – Stephen King

Name: Stephen Edwin King. Date of Birth: 21st September 1947. Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Suspense, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Fiction and Non Fiction. Well Known Books: Carrie, The Stand, The Shining, The Green Mile, Cujo, Pet Semetery, The Dark Tower Series, Salem’s Lot, Misery Influences: Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Bram Stoker, HP Lovecraft (sometimes!), Shirley Jackson. When…