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

Author Pronunciations

36 last names beginning with "S"

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loo-is sack-er (rhymes with cracker)
sah-lair-no
sails
sch-Aff-ert
shayt
SHULL-man
Will Shwall-bee
SAL-vator-re ski-bone-a
scotto-leany
se-DARE-is
Roota Suh-pettys
A-Mun (rhymes with sun) Say-tea
die-ann seter-field
sha-KO-chis (as it looks, last syllable rhymes with Chris
Sha-KAR
ka-MEE-lah shum-Sea
n-toe-zaak-kay shong-gay
KEER-an (first syllable rhymes with "here")
SHINN-kyung-SOOK (like "suc" in "sucrose")
SHTAYN-gahrt (first syllable rhymes with mine, second with heart)
Dye See-jyeh
zay-dee
tat-YAH-na so-lee
wolay soy-inka
je-ree (rhymes with ferry) spi-NEL-ee
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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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