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

Author Pronunciations

17 last names beginning with "N"

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V S nie-PAWL
nah-kah-MOOR-ah
cho NAM-joo. The vowel sound in "Nam" is similar to "am."
na-poll-ih-TAH-no (first syllable like 'ap' in apple)
ree-ANN-uhn NAY-vin
According to the author's website, Jo is pronounced like 'you', and Jo says the 'o' in Nesbo is similar to the vowel in Inspector Clouseau's pronunciation of the word 'bomb'
As it looks
Last name is pronounced like the verb to nestle, not like the Swiss food company
ing
GA-nang
Key-en Nwen (pronunciations vary, Nguyen can also be closer to When)
Viet Tang When - Pronunciations vary but the closet English is usually considered to be Nwen or When
Tik · N'yat · Harn
NIFF-eh-nehg-er
NEHK-uh uh-REE-muh
kase note-bom. Opinion differs, some say Cees is pronounced sace, others say case (to rhyme with face); those who say the latter say that Cees is the diminutive of Cornelius and thus the C is hard. The double o's in Nooteboom are pronounced as the Oh in 'Oh my gosh.'
nord-house
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