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

Author Pronunciations

26 last names beginning with "G"

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gabble-dn
kneel gay-mn
gull-chen (approx)
gan-tose (to quote the author, the second syllable rhymes with verbose)
Ahn-noo Gahr-g
middle name is pronounced loo-is
Gows
atool ga-wan-day
Pronounced like genie - jee-nee
MORE-di-kie ger-steen (middle syllable of first name is a short i; last syllable rhymes with 'hi'
Loo-is
GESS-en, rhymes with yes
cam-ILL-uh
ry-lee (first syllable rhymes with bye). Giff has a hard g
approximately pow-lo jaw-darno
goold
gor-LAY
GOH-vee-ay
brin (like win)
jon-jak greff (the j is pronounced in the French style, like the j in déjà vu. The author says that in France his name is usually pronounced greff, in Germany they tend to rhyme it with life, and in English with grief - anyway is fine with him!
jon GRISH-uhm
last name rhymes with hose
SAIR-rah GRU-en
fie-ee-za gen (first syllable rhymes with pie) – and her book Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow is pronounced keef keef tomorrow)
Meer-ray Julie-ano
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The phonetic pronunciation of each author's name has been verified by the author's publisher. If you are the author, or personally familiar with the author, and disagree with the phonetic spelling of a particular name, please tell us. Thank you!

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