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Contemporary authors

a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields.

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPamela S. Dear and John D. Jorgenson, editors.
SeriesNew revision series
ContributionsDear, Pamela S., Jorgenson, John D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22529118M
ISBN 100787630861
OCLC/WorldCa41538180

And, hey, you might want to pass this list onto your male friend, who might need a little guidance on women-penned lit. As readers, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the flood of well-crafted books demanding our attention. One of his most widely known literary contributions was his book The Fire Next Time, a text featuring two essays. Cloudstreet has been voted Australia's favourite novel in a number of surveys.

Christie sold more than two billion books, translated into languages. Her first novel Monkey Grip was critically acclaimed as a portrayal of alternative living in Melbourne, winning the National Book Council Award for Australian Literature in But considering it was groundbreaking and way ahead of its time, I'll give it a place on the list, anyway. Archived from the original on January 24, Best known for romance and drama, Danielle Steel's novels have spent over consecutive weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list and 22 have been adapted for television. Archived from the original on January 10,

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich 9. Bruxelles, Simon September 14, Thomas Keneally Thomas Keneally was born in Sydney. The Alienist by Caleb Carr


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The narrative that emerges from the various notebooks examines war, communism, and the early women's liberation movements. The novel, as one would expect from Morrison, is masterful, and its focus on the struggles and solidarity of women makes it perfect for feminists searching for a new book.

He spent over 12 years honing the novel, and the effort clearly paid off; the precise, elegant language is a joy to read. The unexpurgated edition is instructional.

But, in my mind, nothing rivals his eight honorary doctorates. Stine praised Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Winecalling it "one of the most underrated books ever. So if you're a feminist looking to broaden your literary horizons, or a lit-lover looking to experience more women-centric fiction, here are 13 novels that can help you on your quest.

The searingly painful novel offers a very personal window into the horrors of slavery and its aftermath. We particularly recommend this to urban dwellers with a penchant for nature walks.

Reading her work feels like hanging out with a hilarious friend who comes over your house, curls up on the couch with you, and just starts talking about normal, everyday life—with a whole lot of wisdom added to it.

She is best known for her feminist and dystopian political themes, and her prolific output of work spans multiple genres, including poetry, short stories, and essays.

Like the night sky in the Greek poem, I see with myriad eyes, but it is still I who see. Karr writes with such meticulousness and detail, it feels like she started journaling her childhood as soon as she could hold a pencil.

In the meantime, he wrote and published the acclaimed novel Open City. Need I say more? When asked for her all-time favorite book, she said: "I would say Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishmentwhich had an enormous effect on me. Jamison weaves philosophical contemplations and literary references in with personal observation and experience to create a deeply insightful work.

Rest in Power, Maya Angelou. Retrospective," 13 Sep. For years, I didn't know I had the expurgated edition that provided only elliptical hints of what went on between falling into bed and waking up refreshed. This year's issue contains a broad range of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, visual arts, book reviews, and scholarly work.

Here as in worship, in love, in moral action and in knowing, I transcend myself; and am never more myself when I do. Literature Expert B. Henry Prizes. In his first novel, "Ghostwritten"he uses nine narrators to tell the story, and 's "Cloud Atlas" is a novel comprising six interconnected stories.

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In all his writings, he urges people to live in harmony with nature and each other.Our full A-Z list of authors covered by the Guardian, the world's leading liberal voice. Dec 11,  · Look in bookgirl's quote, at those 14 single lines on 21 different authors of Contemporary Fiction.

They are a kind of sonnet, a kaleidoscope of. Apr 22,  · 31 Contemporary Poets You Need To Read. An American Lyric was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in both Poetry and Criticism, winning.

Mar 25,  · Anna Quindlen's 6 favorite books by contemporary female authors. March 25, but long before that book became a best-seller I was charmed by.

I haven't actually read the book (by Nicholas Sparks) yet, but I bawl my eyes out each time a watch it. I cry thorough books, I cry through movies, I know I get way too emotional really quickly but hey what can i do?

Anyway, in the movie Jamie mentions "reading all the books on Mr. Rothman's list of contemporary American Authors". Apr 11,  · The Sistah Girls Book Club has put together a list of sixteen black contemporary romance novels that will get your Spring '18 started right!

The Sistah Girls Book Club has put together a list of sixteen black contemporary romance novels that will get your Spring '18 started right! two authors are my go-to choices.