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Old 06-12-2009, 03:44 PM #1
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Who is everybody's favorite author?

Mine would have to be John Steinbeck. He can tell a story better than anyone and makes me want to move to Salinas.
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Old 06-12-2009, 04:34 PM #2
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Leo Tolstoy, but only because I agree with a lot of his beliefs and I have a fetish for 19th century Europe. I enjoy when he describes the beliefs of the characters and how/where they live.

Same reason I like Dostoevsky.
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:12 PM #3
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My favorites always change.

Right now it's Chuck Klosterman.
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:52 PM #4
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:34 PM #6
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Really, I'm a fan of Donald Miller, Bill Bryson, A.J. Jacobs, Chuck Klosterman and Christopher Moore.
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:33 AM #7
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I don't really have one for actual books, but my favorites for comics and graphic novels are Daniel Clowes and Chester Brown.
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Old 06-25-2009, 03:55 PM #8
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Mine would have to be John Steinbeck. He can tell a story better than anyone and makes me want to move to Salinas.
I've read a couple of his novels, they're not bad. They just tend to drag on a lot, at least to me.
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Jim Butcher. There's a few others I enjoy but Butcher is my favorite easily just for The Dresden Files series.
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Old 07-14-2009, 03:45 PM #10
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Who is everybody's favorite author?

Mine would have to be John Steinbeck. He can tell a story better than anyone and makes me want to move to Salinas.


Have you read America and Americans? I want to read that book...
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Old 07-14-2009, 07:34 PM #11
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Old 07-17-2009, 10:10 PM #13
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I would say either Chuck Palahniuk or Steven Erikson. Only because those are the two authors who rarely disappoint me with a book. Now that I think about it, I've not come across one Erikson book that has.
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Old 07-21-2009, 05:46 AM #14
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Old 07-24-2009, 12:21 AM #15
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He wrote into the wild right? I just saw the movie, and now I want to read the book.
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Old 07-24-2009, 12:53 AM #16
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Old 09-14-2009, 07:30 PM #19
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It would be hard to pick one from "the classics", so outside that I would say Dave Bidini.
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:34 PM #20
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I find myself partial to Kurt Vonnegut Jr., for fiction.
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