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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face Who is/was the author of?

    if someone asks me or if there is a question in exams like "who is the author of Xxx book?" Should I answer in the past or present tense,like "Yyy is/was the author of Xxx book". I know the author is not alive.

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    Re: Who is/was the author of?

    Note that we don't generally ask "Who is/was the author of ...?" We ask "Who wrote ...?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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