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Kazuo Ishiguro

Quiz: Do You Know These Famous Authors' First Languages?

Was Jack Kerouac's first language English?

An exophonic writer is someone who writes in a language other than the first language they learned. Though you might be familiar with many of these writers, you might be surprised to learn some of them did not originaly speak the language you'd assume. 

 

 

Feature Image Via The New Yorker