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

Author Pronunciations

51 last names beginning with "B"

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Ben-OYT
BAIR-int
birth-on
Bez-MOZE-ghis
tuh-NAZ BAH-tuhn-ah
BI-uh-lah-skee
Bloom
Pronounced "with two long o's" according to the author's website.
The name of the author's first book writing under the pseudonym N.E. Bode is The Anybodies, thus it can be assumed that it is pronounced "anybody"!
bo-jail-yen
roh-bAIR-toh bo-LAR-neo
ahn-LOHR bun-DOO
BOW-den (first syllable rhymes with how)
BOYn
br-shares
YAHNG-zom Bhrown
First syllable rhymes with rib. Libba is a nickname for Elizabeth. Her full name is Martha Elizabeth Bray
BROKE-en-brow
BROCK-my-er
bro-cor
buck-min
booZHOLD (first syllable rhymes approximately with rouge)
Elizabeth Zandile Tshele is pronounced approximately zan-dal-shull. Her pen name, NoViolet Bulawayo, is pronounced as it looks
au-GUS-ten
BUT-man
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