Study guides: authors, letter s

S.E. Hinton

For a long time, Susan Hinton remains one of the most popular and famous writers of adolescence literature in the USA. Many schools already introduced her works in their program, while there are some educational establishments that consider them inappropriate and banned from school reading. Susan Eloise Hinton was born on July 22, 1948, in the United States of America. She was always fond of...

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Sophocles - one of classical Athens' great tragic playwrights   Early life Sophocles was born in 496 Before Current Era in Hippies Colonus in Attica, near Athens. He came from the wealthy family of a manufacturer. Therefore, he was able to gain a good education. He studied all of the art from his early childhood and when he was sixteen he had already fame of a very talented and smart...

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Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson is a Swedish writer and journalist known primarily for his award-winning Girl With a Dragon Tattoo Series. Contrary to what one may think, Larsson is not only a talented author of well-known detective novels. In addition to his prominent writing skills, he was a socialist activist who fought sexism, racism, and social justice during all his life. Larsson was born on 15 August 1954...

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