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How to correctly pronounce authors' names

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The downside of an analog reading experience is that books don’t give you definitions of words you don’t know nor does it provide the proper pronunciation for author names. Here’s a handy cheat sheet for the latter issue. The only author I intentionally mispronounce is Ayn Rand’s name. I’ve known the correct way for a long time, but so many people mispronounce it that when I say her name correctly, I feel like an asshole.

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