Guidance on how to pronounce author names, for authors whose last name begins with "C"!

Author Pronunciations

38 last names beginning with "C"

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Cabot rhymes with habit - cabit
CAD-wall-uh-der
Cuh-HAY-lan
CANE
cal-HOON
or-sun (named after his grandfather, Card says that Orson is a relatively popular name among Mormons and derives from the Indo-European word for bear)
KEG-ee CAIR-oo
carry-ROO
WHY-lee
ker-SHORE (emphasis on the second syllable)
"Shay as in stadium and Bon as in Bon Jovi" (from the author's website)
Vik (rhymes with sick)-rum, Chund-rah
shawn
chair-ee-AHN-dee
AH-mitt CHAHD-er-ee
CHECK-uh-way
KEY-uh-vuh-REE-nee
choy
cho-prah
Chris-ten-sen
EE-vet cris-tee-AHN-zuh
chew-a
Tah-Nuh-Hah-See
POW-loo KWAY-lew
kuut-SEE (different pronunciations can be found, but this is how Coetzee himself pronounces it)
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