Download or read book Great Authors of Nonfiction written by Britannica Educational Publishing and published by Britannica Educational Publishing. This book was released on 2014-01-01 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Of the many millions of books written over the course of history, only a relatively small percentage have been deemed classics. Authors of classic literature are those who have penned works definitive of a style, movement, era, or ethos. Their works are timeless in message and scope. This essential volume chronicles the lives of many literary luminariesincluding Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, and Virginia Woolfexamining their early histories, journeys to success, and greatest tomes.