author author  /ˈɔ θər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  2. (n) someone who originates or causes or initiates something
  3. (v) be the author of

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  1. The bestselling author talks about his itinerant herod Jack Reacher, and doing business with Tom Cruise.
  2. Joe Klein is PTI's political columnist and author of six books, most recently Politics Lost.
  3. Kurt Andersen is the author of two novels, the critically acclaimed bestsellers Heyday and Turn of the Century.

News

  1. Irish author Cecelia Ahern marries in secret ceremony

    Irish author Cecelia Ahern wed long-time love David Keoghan in a secret ceremony in County Kildare on Friday.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Author to give presentation at State Library Monday

    Author Jean Morgan Meaux will give a presentation at the Alaska State Library's Historical Collections division in the State Office Building on Monday, July 1 at noon.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Juneau Empire

  3. House immigration bill’s co-author says debate could get ‘ugly’

    A co-author of a bipartisan House immigration proposal is predicting a tough road ahead for the legislation, but he said on Friday that ultimately a compromise will "prevail." Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said the process of negotiating a comprehensive immigration bill in the House could get "ugly" before a final bill passes. Diaz-Balart is [...]
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Yahoo! News

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  1. Richard Roberts, former president of Oral Roberts University, called his father, "a modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet and innovator. He was the only man of his generation to build a worldwide...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Richard Roberts Source: USA Today

  2. "The full implementation of this strategy is possible only together with its author, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin," Medvedev said.
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: 940 News

  3. "She was an actress, author, producer, advocate for peace and nonviolence, who was known and loved for her motivational and inspirational contributions to society," the King family said in a statement.
    on May 16, 2007 By: Yolanda King Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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