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

Author Pronunciations

32 last names beginning with "a"

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When asked, Alarcón's assistant said that he prefers the Spanish pronunciation of his first and last name. Therefore something like this: danYELL all-ar-CONE (the
issel-deen abu-laysh
AY-add AHK-tar
ah-soo-BELL
ahm-PWAIR-oh
First name pronounced kice (rhymes with rice)
Natasha AH-pin-ah
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