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Authors of fiction and non-fiction, in print or out of print, are included on this list if they were born or have lived in the county.  Journalists are not included unless they have published a book.  Self-published authors are not included unless there is strong local interest.  Birth and death dates are included if known.  Most recent place of residence is listed first when known.  The Anne T. Kent California Room has an expanded list that includes local poets whose work appears only in journals as well as self-published authors.

Marin Author Name Birth - Death In Marin Genres Website
Lamarre, Stephanie Ross Non-Fiction
Lamb, Bette Golden Novato Fiction
Lamb, J. J. Novato Fiction
Lamott, Anne 1952 - Fairfax, Sausalito, Bolinas, Tiburon Fiction, Non-Fiction
Lamott, Kenneth Church 1923 - 1979 Tiburon Non-Fiction
Lappe, Frances Moore 1944 - Non-Fiction
Laufer, Peter Sausalito Non-Fiction
Lawrence, Ned Belvedere Non-Fiction
Lebell, Sharon 1957 - Woodacre Non-Fiction
Leckey, Andrew San Rafael Non-Fiction
Lee, Robert 1929 - San Rafael, San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Lehman, Godfrey Non-Fiction
Leicester, Sandra Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Leighton, Ralph Belvedere Non-Fiction
Lekisch, Barbara 1942 - Santa Venetia Non-Fiction
Leland, Karen Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Leonard, George Burr 1923 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Lerner, Michael 1943 - Non-Fiction
Lesser, Eugene (Gene) Bernard 1936 - Mill Valley, Woodacre Non-Fiction
Lester, Carol E. Sausalito Non-Fiction
Leverich, Lyle 1920 - 1999 Kentfield, Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Leveton, Eva San Rafael Non-Fiction
Levine, Madeline Kentfield Non-Fiction
Levinsohn, John L. San Rafael Non-Fiction
Levinson, Jay Conrad 1934 - San Rafael Non-Fiction
Levinson, Ted 1972 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Levoy, Gregg 1955 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Liberatore, Paul San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Libeskind, Daniel 1946 - Non-Fiction
Liedloff, Jean Sausalito Non-Fiction
Liesche, Margit Kentfield Fiction
Lipetz, Philip Muir Beach Non-Fiction
Lipsett, Suzanne 1943 - 1996 Fairfax Fiction, Non-Fiction
Little, Lucretia Hanson 1908 - 1977 Non-Fiction
Littman, Jonathan Russell 1958 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Livingston, Douglas Dewey Point Reyes Non-Fiction
Livingston, Kimball Sausalito Non-Fiction
Llewellyn, Richard Fiction
Loden, Marilyn Tiburon Non-Fiction
Logan, Milla Zenovich Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Loomis, Frederic 1877 - 1949 Sausalito Non-Fiction
Lopez, Judith Non-Fiction
Low, Victor Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Lowitz, Leza Dillon Beach, Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Lowry, Thomas P. 1932 - Woodacre Non-Fiction
Luebbermann, Mimi 1945 - Non-Fiction
Lundborg, Louis B. 1906 - 1981 Non-Fiction
Lutovich, Diane Elaine 1937 - Greenbrae Non-Fiction
Lynn, Dorothy E. Non-Fiction
Lyttle, Richard Bard 1927 - Point Reyes, Inverness Non-Fiction