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This week's featured author pages

Edgar R. Burroughs (1875 - 1950) -- science fiction author, remembered best for his Tarzan of the Apes

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) -- one of the greatest of all novelists; Russian author of realistic fiction.

Sophocles (496 - 406) -- most successful Greek tragedian, producing what were considered perfect tragedies as well as reforming the performance of Greek tragedy.

François Auguste René, Vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768 - 1848) -- admired French poet , who was actively involved in events of his time and is most famous for his autobiography.

George Orwell (1903 - 1950) -- an advocate of democratic socialism, Orwell's social allegories are some of the most powerful critiques of totalitarian societies

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