FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF READING

For those who are curious, attached is a list of every book I've read cover-to-cover since 1958, when I was in the seventh grade. I tend to be a bit obsessive, keeping a list of this kind. Sometimes I've added markers like (*) to indicate books I particularly liked; but I've been rather inconsistent about that. I also try to keep track of how many books of a particular kind (novel, etc.) and from a given country and century (Eng. 19th, etc.), I read each year. Richard Seltzer
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Chronological lists --

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958-59

Year-by-year score

Books I want to read next

Books begun, but never finished

Uncollected articles and short stories read (starting 1997)

Thoughts about books I recently read

Book reviews and criticism by Richard Seltzer

Book reviews by Deane Rink

Recommendations and comments about books from other enthusiastic readers

Blogging about Books

Dialogue on favorite books with Deane Rink before and during his latest trek to Antarctica, with a note from Bill Ransom and contributions from Jonathan Loschi (a.k.a. Bookbabble 101) --a very long and rapidly growing document (a.k.a. Bookbabble 101)


Alphabetical list, by Author

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Anonymous

Edward Abbey Chinua Achebe Adair Douglas Adams
Henry Adams
Richard Adams
Scott Adams
Addison
71 Joseph Addison 1 Cato 18/7 ENG PL38 --1967

Aeschylus

James Agee
Anna Akhmatova Peter Akinti Vassily Aksyonov
Boris Akunin Alain-Fournier
Edward Albee
Alexa Albert Mitch Albom Frederick Allen
Woody Allen
Isabel Allende
Burt Alpert
Lisa Alther
Jorge Amado
Kingsley Amis
Martin Amis
Ammianus
Poul Anderson Sherwood Anderson
V.C. Andrews
Anouilh
Katherine Anthony
Piers Anthony Donald Antrim
Apollodorus Apollonius of Rhodes Apuleius
Lee Arcuri
Robert Ardery
Hannah Arendt
Arensberg
Ariosto
Aristotle
Aristophanes
Mary L. Day Arms
Fernando Arrabal
Ashley
Roger Aschom
Isaac Asimov

Robert Asprin
Asturias
Anselm Atkins Kate Atkinson
Atwood
Jane Austen
Paul Auster
Aravind Adia Marcell Ayme
Richard Bach
Rupa Bajwa Nicholson Baker
Mikhail Bakhtin
Kirsten Bakis
James Baldwin
Balkin
Honore de Balzac
John Kendrick Bangs Muriel Barbery Jennifer Barclay
Nicola Barker John Barnes
Julian Barnes
Dagmar Barnouw
77 Dagmar Barnouw *Visible Spaces: Hannah Arendt and the German-Jewish Experience AMERICAN 20th 6 CRITICISM 1 -- 2003
Baron
Andrea Barrett
S.M. Barrett Tracy Barrett Barrio
Dave Barry
Sebastian Barry John Barth
Donald Barthelme
Roland Barthes
Baruch
Frank Baum
Mary Baures
Charles Baxter
John Bayley Peter Beagle
Richard Bear
Beattie
Samuel Beckett
David Bell
Saul Bellow
Andrey Bely
Aimee Bender
Elizabeth Benedict Ruth Benedict
Benoit
Berdyayev
John Berendt Thomas Berger
Ingmar Bergman
Henri Bergson
Isaiah Berlin
Hubert Bermont
Tim Berners-Lee
John Berryman
Ugo Betti
Ambrose Bierce Rene Bijenico James Billington
Tom Bissell Andrei Bitov
Shane Black
Irwin Blacker
Michael Blake
Blanchard
Bleckman
Amy Bloom Harold Bloom Judy Blume
Boccaccio
Boethius Roberto Bolano Heinrich Boll
Erma Bombeck
Bonaventura
Daniel Boorstin
Borden
Jorge Luis Borges
Bowles
William Boyd
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Ray Bradbury
Bradford
Marion Zimmer Bradley Joan Bragar
Brianchaninov
Jacques Brel
Berthold Brecht
Bredvold
Restif de la Bretonne
Brinkley
Hermann Broch
Fawn M. Brodie
Charlotte Bronte Emily Bronte
Brookner
Dan Brown Norman O. Brown
Peter Brown


Rita Mae Brown

Thomas Browne
Steven Brust
C.D.B. Bryan
Martin Buber
Elizabeth Buchan John Buchan
Buchner
Pearl Buck
Buckingham
Wallis Budge Alexander Bulatovich
Miodrag Bulatovich
Thomas Bulfinch
Mikhail Bulgakhov
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Bundesen
Anthony Burgess
Jonathan Burgess Edmund Burke
Edgar Rice Burroughs Richard de Bury Frederick Busch
Richard Burton Byatt
Byron
James Branch Cabell
Julius Caesar Calderon
Erskine Caldwell
Italo Calvino
Andrea Camilleri Joseph Campbell Albert Camus
Elias Canetti
Ethan Canin
Capablanca
Fritjof Capra
Card
Peter Carey Dale Carnegie
Humphrey Carpenter
James Carroll
Lewis Carroll
Thomas Carlyle
Paul Cartledge Sean B. Carroll Raymond Carver
Joyce Cary
Jacques Casanova
Ernst Casirer
Carlos Castaneda
Castiglione
Willa Cather
Benvenuto Cellini Enrico Cerulli Miguel Cervantes
George Chambers
Michael Chabon Raymond Chandler
George Chapman Mike Chapman
Stepan Chapman
Janet Skeslien Charles Larry Chase
Chatwin
Geoffrey Chaucer John Cheever
Anton Chekhov
G.K. Chesterton Tracy Chevalier
Noam Chomsky
Kate Chopin
Nicholas Christopher
Christian
Clayton Christensen
Agatha Christie
Chute
Carolyn Chute
Tom Clancy
Susanna Clarke Paul Claudel
Clausewitz
James Clavell
Cleator
Chris Cleave Eldridge Cleaver
Peter Clemente
Jean Cocteau
Coe
Paulo Coelho


J.M. Coetzee

Cole
Coleridge
Colette
Eoin Colfer Colette Collingwood
Billy Collins John Collins
Suzanne Collins Wilkie Collins Lacy Collison-Morley Confucius
Congreve
Evan Connell
Andree Connors
Joseph Conrad
Frank Conroy
Benjamin Constant
Elizabeth Cook


M.B. Cook

Robin Cook
Olivia Coolidge
Cooper
James Fenimore Cooper
Frederick Copleston
Cormier
Corneille
Cortazar
Costain
Jonathan Cott Diane Croft
Douglas Coupland
Bryce Courtenay Robert Covelli
Malcolm Cowley John Cramer
Stephen Crane
Stanley G. Crawford
Robert Creeley
Crichton
Diane Croft
Csikszentmihalyi
e.e. cummings
Michael Cunningham
Eve Curie
Richard Dana
Leslie Daniels Daninos
Dante
Davenant
Robertson Davies
Philip Davis
Richard Harding Davis
Richard Dawkins
Clarence Day
De Bernieres
Alain de Botton
Mary Dearborn
Daniel Defoe
Dekker
Don DeLillo
Daniel Dennett
Thomas de Quincey Kiran Desai Rene Descartes
Desquier
Deutscher
John Dewey
Pete Dexter
Jared Diamond
Junot Diaz
Philip K. Dick
Charles Dickens
James Dickey
Emily Dickinson Gordon Dickson Diderot
Joan Didion
Dillard
Isak Dinesen
Benjamin Disraeli
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Pam Dixon
Milovan Djilas
Doblin
Bonamy Dobree
Doctorow
Dodds
Stephen R. Donaldson J.P. Donleavy
Ignatius Donnelly
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nathan Douglas
William O. Douglas
Arthur Conan Doyle
Margaret Drabble Theodore Dreiser
John Dryden
William Dubie


W.E.B. Dubois

Andre Dubus
Andre Dubus III
Bruce Duffy
John Dufresne
Duggan
Georges Duhamel
Alexander Dumas
Sarah Dunant David Duncan
Allen Drury
Margarite Duras
Lawrence Durrell
Durrenmatt
Dykstra
Jaclyn Easton Richard Eberhart Dikkon Eberhart Umberto Eco David Edmonds Jeff Edmunds Kim Edwards Selden Edwards
Jennifer Egan Dave Eggers Eglin Eichendorff Eidson Albert Einstein Loren Eiseley Crawford Elder Mircea Eliade George Eliot T.S. Eliot Harlan Ellison Ralph Ellison Elevitch Richard Ellman Arpad Elo Ralph Waldo Emerson Michael Ende Nathan Englander
Nora Ephron
Leslie Epstein Erasmus Erdrich Erik Ericksen Steve Erickson Erskine Jane Espenson Laura Esquivel George Ethredge Jeffrey Eugenides Euripides Eusebius
Michel Faber
Fanger Nancy Farmer Philip Jose Farmer Farquhar William Faulkner Sebastian Faulks David Feldman Elizabeth Fenton Charles Ferguson Marilyn Ferguson Ferlinghetti Feynman Jasper Fforde Field Henry Fielding Jack Finney Fischer F. Scott Fitzgerald Penelope Fitzgerald Gustav Flaubert Ian Fleming Fletcher Kathy Flower Joshua Foer
Ken Follett Fonvizin Ford Madox Ford John Ford Richard Ford Fordham Foreman Forster Forsyth Robert Forward Michel Foucault Karen Joy Fowler Anatole France Frankl Benjamin Franklin
Sarah Franklin


Jonathan Franzen

George MacDonald Fraser Charles Frazier Freeman Tana French Sigmund Freud Friedman Kinky Friedman Richard Elliott Friedman Frisch Jean Fritz Eric Fromm Frost Fry Northrop Frye Fukuyama Fulghum Buckminster Fuller Charles Fuller Fulop-Miller Emile Gaboriau William Gaddis Eleni Gage Neil Gaiman Mavis Gallant John Galsworthy Santiago Gamboia
Jane Gardam John Gardner Alex Garland Ortega y Gasset de Gaulle Theophile Gautier John Gay Rimpoche Nawang Gehlek Annie Proulx
Jean Genet Gelernt Adele Geras David Gerrold Giannetti Edward Gibbon Kay Gibbons William Gibson Andre Gide Gilbert and Sullivan Cherry Gilchrist Ellen Gilchrist Tom Gilling Charlotte Gilman Allen Ginsberg Jean Giono
George Gissing Malcolm Gladwell Julia Glass Gleick C. S. Godshalk
Gail Godwin Goethe Nikolai Gogol Arthur Golden William Golding Francisco Goldman Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr. Oliver Goldsmith Nancy Goldstone Barry Goldwater Gombrowicz Allegra Goodman


Nadine Gordimer

Jaimy Gordon Mary Gordon Maxim Gorky Rene Gosciny Stephen Jay Gould Gunter Grass Robert Graves Fergindand Greorovius Stephen Greenblatt
Brian Greene Graham Greene John Gribbin Grabbe Grannunzio John Grisham David Grossman
Lev Grossman
Vassily Grossman Michael Gruber Sara Gruen Faisa Guene G.I. Gurdieff Gurney David Guterson Guthrie Mark Haddon John Hagel von Hagen H. Rider Haggard Joe Haldeman Brian Hall Linda Hall Oakley Hall Richard Hall Pete Hamill

Edith Hamilton

Jane Hamilton Dashiell Hammett Knut Hamsun Sophie Hannah
Brooks Hansen Sidney Harcave Paul Harding Thomas Hardy Deborah Harkness
Joanne Harris Frazer Harrison Harry Harrison Jim Harrison Bret Harte Jim Hartman Jaroslav Hasek Gerhardt Hauptmann Haviaras Hawkes Stephen Hawking Nathaniel Hawthorne Hayes Cynthia Haynes Seamus Heaney Lafcadio Hearn Anthony Hecht Hegel Heggen Heiddegger Heilbronner Heinrich Heine Robert Heinlein Joseph Heller Lillian Hellman Mark Helprin Ernest Hemingway O. Henry G.A. Henty Frank Herbert Herodotus John Hersey Hesiod Herman Hesse Carl Hiaase

Hijuelos Tony Hillerman Russell Hoban David Hodges Peter Hoeg Hoff Banesh Hoffman E.T.A. Hoffmann Hofstadter James Hogan James Hogg Florence Holbrook Holderlin Edmond Holmes Holscher Tom Holt Homer Jason Hook Horovitz Horowitz Khaded Hosseini Robert Howard Dean Howells Hugh Howey
David Huddle Carl Huffakker Victor Hugo Huizinga Hulme Charles Humana Aldous Huxley Ibanez Heinrik Ibsen Ilf and Petrov Illich Imperato Ionesco John Irving Moses Isegawa Kazuo Ishiguro Vyacheslav Ivanov
J
Alex Jack Robert Louis Jackson E. L. James
Henry James P.D. James William James Sebastian Japrisot Randall Jarrell Jaspers Thomas Jefferson Jerome K. Jerome Jesman Jimenez Ha Jin

Adam Johnson

Samuel Johnson

James Jones Leroi Jones Erica Jong Ben Jonson Jeremy Josephs Philip Jourdain James Joyce Rachel Joyce
Karl Jung Norton Juster Franz Kafka Daniel Kahneman
Michio Kaku

Robert Kalechofsky

Roberta Kalechofsky Kamen Immanuel Kant Jerry Kaplan I. S. Katsnelson Guy Kawasaki Nikos Kazantzakis John Keats Kehoe Keillor Keller Helen Keller
Kay Kelley Kevin Kelly Harry Kemelman Keneally John F. Kennedy William Kennedy Stephen Kern Jack Kerouac Ken Kesey Daniel Keyes Omar Khayyam
Sue Monk Kidd
Kidder Suki Kim Stephen King Charles Kingsley Kingsolver Maxine Hong Kingston Kinsella Rudyard Kipling Ethyn Kirby Kirsch Kleist Chuck Klosterman
Knight John Knowles Arthur Koestler Leszek Kolakowski Jerzy Kosinski Richard Kostelanetz Kostyev Harley Jane Kozak Kozvintsev Kramer Krasnov Jaan Kross Kundera Hari Kunru Kuprin Kurosawa Allen Kurzweil Ray Kurzweil Thomas Kyd Philippe Labro Laclos Madame de LaFayette Selma Lagerlof Jhumpa Lahiri

12 Jhumpa Lahiri 1 Interpreter of Maladies AMERICAN 20th 10 INDIAN 20th 1 SHORT STORIES 1 -- 2001
20 Jhumpa Lahiri 2 ***The Namesake INDIAN 21st 1 NOVEL 14 -- 2004

R.D. Laing

Jay Lake Charles Lamb Anne Lamott

3 Anne Lamott 1 *Bird by Bird AMERICAN 20th 3 ESSAYS 1 -- 2001

Lampedusa

Tommaso Landolfi Lao-Tzu Erik Larson Steig Larsson Emanuel Lasker Joachim Latacz Evelyn Lau Mary Lavin D.H. Lawrence Halldor Laxness Richard Leakey Marc LeCard John Le Carre J.M.G. Le Clezio Harper Lee Chang-Rae Lee
Nathaniel Lee Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Ursula Le Guin Dennis Lehane Fritz Leiber Murray Leinster Leithauser Stanislaw Lem L'Engle Lenin George Lensen Elmore Leonard Lermontov Gaston Leroux Lessing Doris Lessing Primo Levi Levin Claude Levi-Strauss C.S. Lewis Michael Lewis Paul Lewis R.W.B. Lewis Sinclair Lewis Marina Lewycka Mark Leyner Lightman George Lillo Lindgren Kelly Link David Liss Litvinov Livy Llosa Father Jerome Lobo Christopher Locke Jack London Longus Barry Longyear Lord Lovecraft Robert Lowell Lowry Lucian Ludlum George Lukacs Michael David Lukas Lisa Lutz Lycophron Jim Lynch
John Lyons Nicolo Machiavelli Norman MacLean John Maddox Magnus Gregory Maguire Naguib Mahfouz Norman Mailer Bernard Malamud Kate Maloy Andre Malraux Thomas Mandel Sir John de Mandeville Paul de Mann Thomas Mann Olivia Manning Alessandro Manzoni David Markson Herbert Marcuse Christopher Marlowe Gabriel Marquez John Marshall SLA Marshall Marston Yann Martel Christopher Martin George R.R. Martin James Martin W.A.P.Martin William Martin Carole Martinez
Karl Marx Maslennikov Massie Peter Matthiesen Somerset Maugham Mauldin Guy de Maupassant Francois Mauriac Francois Maurois Debby Mayer Andrei Makine McCaffrey Colum McCann Cormac McCarthy Kristin McCloy Elizabeth McCracken McCrumb Carson McCullers Coleen McCullough David McCullough Ian McEwan Marshall McLuhan McMurtry Gita Mehta Pauline Melville Herman Melville Menander H.L. Mencken Vivian Mercier


Prosper Merimee

John Meyendorff Nicholas Meyer Ben Mezrich Middleton A. D. Miller
Arthur Miller Henry Miller James Miller Walter Miller A.A. Milne Milosz John Milton Minot Minsky Mirsky Mishima David Mitchell Margaret Mitchell Mochulsky Walter Moers Moliere Tom Montag Montaigne Montesquieu Rick Moody Christopher Moore F.H. Moore Geoffrey Moore Alan Moorehead Morazzoni Thomas More William Morris Toni Morrison
James Morro
Mrozkek Zak Mucha John Muir Harry Mulisch Brett Munro H.H. Munro, see Saki

Haruki  Murakami

Lady Muraskai Iris Murdoch Ian Murray Robert Musil Vladimir Nabokov Naipul Nathan Margarite de Navarre Patrick Neate Jacob Needleman Nicholas Negroponte
Gerard de Nerval
Nevinson Friedrich Nietzsche Audrey Niffenegger Nikolayevsky Aron Nimzovitch Anais Nin Larry Niven Lawrence Norfolk Howard Norman Laurie Notaro Amelie Nothomb Novalis Flann O'Brien Tim O'Brien

Hilton Obenzinger

Tea Obreht Sean O'Casey Flannery O'Connor Richard O'Connor Oe Julia O'Faolain Oldenbourg Patrick O'Leary Olesha Oliver Tillie Olsen Michael Ondaatje Eugene O'Neill Andre Orbeliani Orerry Henri d'Orleans Orlov Orme George Orwell John Osborne Otway Leonid Ouspensky P.D. Ouspensky Amos Oz Ruth Ozeki
Cynthia Ozick Elaine Pagels Marcel Pagnol Thomas Paine Charles Palliser Felix Palma
Orhan Pamuk
Katherine Pancol
Christopher Paoling Papert Jay Parini Robert Parker C.N. Parkinson John Dos Passos Boris Pasternak Ann Patchett Alan Paton Pavic Peacock Matthew Pearl Iain Pears Peck Pekarkova Borislav Pekic Victor Pelevin
  • 96 Victor Pelevin 5 The Life of Insects (well worth a second reading) RUSSIAN 20th 7 NOVEL 37-- 2000 review
  • 13 Victor Pelevin 6 The Blue Lantern The Blue Lantern RUSSIAN 20th 1 SHORT STORIES 2 -- 2001
  • Pendlebury Samuel Pepys Walker Percy Arturo Perez-Reverte Perkinson Elliot Perlman Laurence Peter Elizabeth Peters W.M. Flinders Petrie Petronius Petrov (of Ilf and Petrov) Phillips Marie Phillips Michael Phillips Philostratus Pilnyak Pinchuk Steven Pinker Harold Pinter Pipes Pirandello Pirsig Sylvia Plath Plato Plautus Pliny the Elder Plumer Plutarch Edgar Allan Poe Frederik Pohl Marco Polo Polybius Sarah Pomeroy Pomyalovsky Popper


    Eleanor Porter

  • 34 Eleanor Porter 1 ***Pollyanna AMERICAN 19th 8 NOVEL 21 -- 2009
  • 36 Eleanor Porter 2 Pollyanna Grows Up AMERICAN 20th 7 NOVEL 22 -- 2009
  • Katherine Ann Porter David Pottruck Anthony Powell Dawn Powell J.W. Powell Powers Prescott Abbe Prevost Steven Price Procopius Annie Proulx Marcel Proust Eugene Pugh Philip Pullman Purdy Alexander Pushkin Howard Pyle Barbara Pym


    Thomas Pynchon

    Pyziur David Quammen Raymond Queneau Quevedo Rabelais Tom Rachman Racine Raymond Radiguet Kris Radish Richard Rahn Walter Raleigh


    Ramsey

    Lisa Randall Samuel Rapaport Valentin Rasputin Rattigan George Rawlinson Ray Chet Raymo


    Eric Raymond

    Mary Rayt James Redfield Charles Reich Reed Reid Fred Reinfeld George Andrew Reisner Eric Maria Remarque Mary Renault Richard Reti Frederick Reuss Karin Rex Howard Rheingold Anne Rice Mark Rich Richmond Rilke Arthur Rimbaud J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts) Allain Robbe-Grillet Richard Robbins Tom Robbins Wayne Robbins Jane Roberts
    Kim Stanley Robinson Ronald Robinson Spider Robinson Rodzianko Theodore Roethke Katie Roiphe Theodore Roosevelt M.J. Rose Reginald Rose David Rosenberg Chris Rosenfeld Judith Rossner Dick Roth


    Joseph Roth

    Philip Roth J. K. Rowling Arundhati Roy Rozanov Rudy Rucker Rush Rushdie Bertrand Russell Geoff Ryman Raphael Sabatini Sablinsky Oliver Sacks Marquis de Sade Carl Sagan Francoise Sagan Nayantara Sahgal Antoine de Saint-Exupery Consuelo de Saint-Exupery Saki (H.H. Munro) Sakkharov J.D. Salinger Harrison Salisbury Sallust


    Saltykov

    Cynthia Salvadori Sanchez Georges Sand Edward Sapir Jose Saramago William Saroyan Nathalie Sarraute Jean-Paul Sartre Mark Saxton Dorothy Sayers Maurice Sceve George Schaeffer Jack Schaefer Jesse Schell Friedrich Schiller Cathleen Schine Arthur Schlesinger Ken Scholes Robert Scholes Olive Schreiner Bruno Schulz Schultze Schwartz Sir Walter Scott Kevin Scrantz Alice Sebold David Sedaris
  • 32 David Sedaris 1 The Santaland Diaries AMERICAN 20th 19 PLAY 1 -- 2001
  • 33 David Sedaris 2 Season's Greetings AMERICAN 20th 20 PLAY 2 -- 2001
  • 40 David Sedaris 3 **Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk AMERICAN 21st 7 SHORT STORIES 2 -- 2010
  • Carolyn See
    Barbara Seels Segal Eric Segal Sellassie Henry Hocker Seltzer Bob Seltzer
    Michael Seltzer Sallie Seltzer Richard Selzer Richard Seltzer, Sr. Jan-Philipp Sendker
    Seneca Peter Senge Maneesh Sethi Diane Setterfield Elizabeth Sewall Rex Sexton Martin Seymour-Smith


    Peter Shaeffer

    Mary Ann Shaffer William Shakespeare Shapiro Elena Mauli Shapiro George Bernard Shaw Ian Shaw Sheldon Mary Shelley


    Sheridan

    Margaret Sherwood Shevchenko Carol Shields William Shirer Mikhail Sholokhov Anita Shreve Dai Sijie Silone Silverberg Clifford Simak Simmons Isaac Singer B.F. Skinner Josef Skvorecky Sloane Jane Smiley Alexander McCall Smith Edward Smith Harry Smith Janet Smith Martin Cruz Smith Zadie Smith Smullyan Quintus Smyrnaeus C.P. Snow Dava Sobel Sokolov Sologub Vladimir Solovyov Alexander Solzhenitsyn Sophocles Sophrony Muriel Spark Nicholoas Sparks Jonathan Spence Spender


    Staiger

    John Bryan Starr Richard Steele
    Wallace Stegner Jeanne Steig Gertrude Stein John Steinbeck George Steiner Stendhal Neal Stephenson Bruce Sterling Laurence Sterne Robert Louis Stevenson Jon Stewart Gary Steyngart
    Stoll Tom Stoppard Storm Lytton Strachey Joseph Strayer Whitley Strieber Strindberg Julia Stuart Sturgeon William Styron Suetonius Ron Sukenick J. Courtney Sullivan
    Manil Suri Ellen Sussman


    Italo Svevo

    Graham Swift Jonathan Swift Kara Swisher Tacitus Strobe Talbott Amy Tan Tanizaki Tannen Tarle Donna Tartt
    Taulbut G.P. Taylor


    Taylor

    Alfred Lord Tennyson Terence
    Albert Payson Terhune
    Tey Theroux William Makepeace Thackeray D.M. Thomas Dylan Thomas High Thomas Jeffrey Thomas Thompson Thompson Arthur Thompson Joyce Thompson Ruth Plumly Thompson Thornton Thucydides Thurber Laszlo Tikos Paul Tillich James Tiptree, Jr. Alvin Toffler
    Colm Toibin
    J.R.R. Tolkien Tolstaya Leo Tolstoy John Kennedy Toole Tourneur Tournier Trask Anthony Trollope Trotsky Jack Trout Troyat Chretien de Troyes
    Trudeau Gail Tsukuyama Barbara Tuchman Jerome Tuccille Colin Turnbull Ivan Turgenev Mark Twain Anne Tyler Brady Udall Unamuno Unsworth John Updike Leon Uris Luis Alberto Urrea
    Paul Valery Jack Vance Jeff Vandermeer James Van Pelt John Varley Lope de Vega Abraham Vergese --


    Jules Verne

    Gore Vidal Alfred de Vigny Joan Vinge Virgil Voltaire Kurt Vonnegut Mark Vonnegut Sarah Vowell Waitzkin Dan Wakefield Wald Walker Karen Thompson Walker
    Daniel Wallace David Foster Wallace Irving Wallace Lew Wallace Robert James Waller Gay Walley Horace Walpole Wangerin Ware Warner Mercy Warren Robert Penn Warren Rosanna Warren Booker T. Washington Wasserstein Watson Webster Arthur Weigall David Weinberger Rene Wellek H.G. Wells Rebecca Wells Eudora Welty Nathaniel West Donald Westlake Weston Westwood Edith Wharton E.B. White Patrick White T. H. White Alfred North Whitehead Walt Whitman Norbert Wiener Richard Wilbur Wild Oscar Wilde Laura Wilder Marshall Wilder Thornton Wilder Will Tennessee Williams Terry Tempest Williams Thomas Williams William Carlos Williams Edmund Wilson John Wilson Wincor Alfred Wesley Wishart
    Jeanette Winterson Wittgenstein Thomas Wolfe Tom Wolfe Jurgen Wolff Michael Wolff Tobias Wolff George Woodberry Woodward Virignia Woolf William Wordsworth Herman Wouk Wu Ch'eng-en Wycherley Xenophon Gao Xingjian
    Richard Yates Yeats Evgeniy Yevtushenko Jane Yolen Young Fung Yu-Lin Perez Zagorm Zamyatin Zebouni Roger Zelzany Zenkovsky Paul Zindel Zuckmayer Stephan Zweig


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