Monday, May 5, 2014

Authors that are Related

 I belong to a group that discusses authors, books and more. One of the themes was authors in the same family. I thought I would share the list with you. I found it very interesting and some of the relations even surprising. 

Husbands and Wives

Jonathan Kellerman and Faye Kellerman
Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman
Tabitha King and Stephen King
Siri Hustvedt and Paul Auster
Lars Kepler
Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini
Boede Thoene and Brock Thoene
Owen King and Kelly Braffet
Gerrad French and Sean French write as Nicci French
Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson

Parents and Children

Stephen King and Tabitha King, sons , Owen King and Joe Hill
John Cheever and son Ben Cheever and daughter Susan Cheever
Saul Bellow and sons Adam Bellow and Gregory Bellow
William and Alexandra Styron
Horton Foote and Hallie Foote
Kingsley Amis and Martin Amis
Robert Lipsyte and Sam Lipsyte
Anne Rice and Christopher Rice
Jodi Picolut and Samantha van Leer
Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman
Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
Joan Collins and Jackie Collins
P.J Tracy
Jeff Shaara  and Michael Shaara
Robert Nathaniel and Peter Benchley
Iris Johannson and Roy Johannson
Anne McCaffrey and Tod McCaffrey
James Lee Burke and Alafair Burke
Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer
Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Tony Hillerman and Anne Hillerman
William Buckley Jr. and Christopher Buckley
Grace Livingston Hill and Ruth Livingston Hill
Gene Stratton Porter & Jeannette Stratton Porter
Laura Ingalls Wilder & Rose Wilder Lane
Hilma Wolitzer and Meg Wolitzer


Margaret Drabble and Dame Antonia Byatt (A.S. Byatt)
P.C and Kristen Cast
Charlotte, Emily and Ann Bronte
Richard Pelzer and Dave Pelzer
Frank McCourt and Malachy McCourt

Uncles, Aunts, Nieces and Nephews and Cousins

William Johnstone and J.A Johnstone
Janet Evanovich and Stephanie Evanovich
Kurt Vonnegut and Norb Vonnegut

If you know of any other authors that are related, please comment.

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