Author Gary Paulsen sits with his dog Flax, at his Alaska home. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Gray Paulson often drew upon his rural affinities and wide-ranging adventures in his work
  • His tales included "Hatchet," "Brian's Winter" and "Dogsong"
  • He was a three-time finalist for the John Newbery Medal for the year's best children's book

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Eddie Jaku is the author of "The Happiest Man on Earth" (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Eddie Jaku escaped from what he suspected was a death march as an Auschwitz prisoner
  • He spent months in hiding before US troops found him starved and sick
  • Jaku published his memoir "The Happiest Man on Earth" last year

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah gestures as he poses for a photo at his home in Canterbury, England. (Photo credit: AP)

.Kerala, India
Paolo Coelho is a famous Brazilian author (Photo Credits: Twitter/PaoloCoelho)

  • A Kerala auto-rickshaw had Paolo Coelho's name written on it
  • The author shared the photograph
  • The post went viral garnering over 21k likes

.California, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@khaledhosseini)

  • Khaled Hosseini said it was "heartbreaking to see the Taliban flag" fly over Kabul
  • The author described the past week as the bleakest days Afghanistan has seen
  • He initially "supported the American operation in Afghanistan

.New York, NY, USA
Fran was called a modern-day Dorothy Parker by the New York Times.(Photo credit: Twitter/@kencen)

  • Fran Lebowitz is an author and public speaker known for her sardonic social commentary on American life 
  • She is also known for her books like Metropolitan Life and Social Studies
  • She has been the subject of two projects, an HBO documentary film, and  Netflix series

.London, UK
Enid Blyton has written more than 700 books. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Enid Blyton's books were discarded from libraries across the globe
  • She has faced allegations of racism and xenophobia
  • Despite all the controversies, Blyton's works and popularity remain undiminished

.California, USA
Spelling tied the knot with McDermott in 2006. (Photo credit: Instagram/@torisspelling)

  • Tori Spelling recently revealed information about her relationship
  • She appeared on Sirius XM Radio Andy's “Jeff Lewis Live"
  • There were rumours of their marriage on the rocks

Author of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' Eric Carle, 91, died on Sunday. (Twitter/ Eric Carle)

  • Eric Carle was the author of the famous book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'
  • He wrote and illustrated more than 75 books
  • Carle was born to German immigrant parents in Syracuse, New York

.Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Ruskin Bond once said that he could not afford to buy books in his early days. (Picture credits: Facebook/@RuskinBond)

  • Rusking Bond shared picture of homemade jalebis on his Facebook page
  • His granddaughter-in-law made the jalebis for him
  • The author often shares glimpses of his day-to day life on Facebook