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

Author Pronunciations

51 last names beginning with "a"

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To quote the author, his name is pronounced "just like the nut"
ha-LAH ahl-YAN
a-NEE-tah ah-mir-rez-wani
AIM-is
ni-CO-lo ama-NEE-tee
ahm-PWAIR-oh
Emphasis on the second syllable of last name
uh-NEEL uh-nahn-thuh-SWAH-mee
DEE-puh a-nuh-PAR-uh. Like the name "Anna" followed by the word "par" and "uh."
ANN-binder. Like the name "Ann" followed by the word "binder."
Halse rhymes with waltz
pole
ann-gee-AH-no. Like the name "Ann" and the word "ghee" (hard G).
tuh-MEEM un-saw-REE
ANT-uh-pole. Like the word "ant" followed by "uh" and "pole."
Natasha AH-pin-ah
APT-oh-witz. "Cristin" same as usual for other variations on the name.
ar-der
CLOH-ee ah-REE-teece. Standard pronunciation for "Chloe." Hard R in last name, close to D sound. Ending close to "eece" as in "fleece."
leave ar-nesen
uh-FEE-uh uh-TACK-uh-ruh
OW(-uh)l
or-ster
ah-soo-BELL
ah-vee
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