Let’s make a dead author cry

Ha ha. Ever notice how some authors have odd names? I realized while looking up Dracula that Bram Stoker’s name looks an awful lot like a porn name. Then I realized how they all have silly looking names. Let’s go. Again!

St. Augustine of Hippo

Gustav BenJava

Earl Derr Biggers

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Iris Chang

Deepak Chopra

John Maxwell Coetzee

Richmal Crompton

Philip K. Dick

Alexandre Dumas

Umberto Eco

Mary Gentle

Hugo Gernsback

Günter Grass

Jürgen Habermas

Qurratulain Haider

Alamgir Hashmi

Dafydd ab Hugh

Lee Iacocca

Dean Ing

Jack Kerouac

Dean R. Koontz

Ignacy Krasicki

Harold Sonny Ladoo

Stephen R. Lawhead

Anita Loos

H. P. Lovecraft

Amin Maalouf

Alasdair Alpin MacGregor

Andrew Mango

Michael Moorcock

Phaswane Mpe

Edith Nesbit

Jeff Noon

Amos Oz

Jose Luis Rodriguez Pitti

Bill Peet


Edgar Allan Poe

Peter Pohl

Daniel Poliquin

Alexander Pope

Heather Graham Pozzessere

Akutagawa Ryunosuke

Sait Faik

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

James Spix

Johanna Spyri

Rod Serling

Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel

Bram Stoker

Wladyslaw Tatarkiewicz

Leon Uris

Janwillem van de Wetering

Oscar Wilde

Adam Wisniewski-Snerg

Ha ha. Okay, now if you can find a funnier author’s name (legitimate, not pseudo), you get a secret, forbidden prize of mystery.

Fair enough?


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