1925 - Eva Ibbotson
Australian-born British author who writes primarily for children and young adults.
1927 - Robert Neil Butler
American physician and author, winner of the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction for Why Survive? Being Old in America.
1952 - Louis Menand
American writer and academic, best known for his 1991 book The Metaphysical Club.
1969 - M.K. Hobson
American author known for her historical fantasy, which she describes as "bustlepunk."
1932 - Lytton Strachey
1933 - George Moore
1950 - George Orwell
1985 - James Beard