Monthly Author Reads

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by group members' suggestions. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by that person!

Current author: Octavia Butler

Upcoming Authors:
Feb: H.G. Wells
Mar: George Eliot

Apr/May/Jun 2021 authors: Nominations and votes for our next round of authors can be made here.

Past authors we've discussed can be found here.

Please check out the Author Theme Reads group for in-depth, long-term discussions on specific authors. (Note that group is currently 'dormant' and in need of an administrator.)

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Apr/May/Jun 2021 Author Nominations20 ulæste / 20sweetiegherkin, I går 9:56pm
January 2021: Octavia Butler18 ulæste / 18sweetiegherkin, I går 2:02pm
February 2021: H.G. Wells8 ulæste / 8sweetiegherkin, december 29, 2020
August 2020: Charles Dickens76 ulæste / 76sweetiegherkin, december 26, 2020
Jan/Feb/Mar 2021 Nominations38 ulæste / 38sweetiegherkin, december 25, 2020
November 2020: Chinua Achebe18 ulæste / 18sweetiegherkin, december 25, 2020
March 2021: George Eliot5 ulæste / 5sweetiegherkin, december 20, 2020
August 2019: Barbara Kingsolver15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, december 20, 2020
December 2020: Nella Larsen11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, december 20, 2020
January 2018: Lisa See15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, december 20, 2020
July 2020: Adriana Trigiani13 ulæste / 13sweetiegherkin, november 28, 2020
October 2016: H.G. Wells28 ulæste / 28sweetiegherkin, november 28, 2020
October 2020: Amor Towles8 ulæste / 8sweetiegherkin, november 6, 2020
September 2020: Wallace Stegner29 ulæste / 29sweetiegherkin, november 6, 2020
June 2020: Zora Neale Hurston25 ulæste / 25sweetiegherkin, september 2020
April 2020: Colson Whitehead31 ulæste / 31sweetiegherkin, august 2020
May 2020: Zadie Smith11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, august 2020
Oct/Nov/Dec 2020: Author Nominations31 ulæste / 31sweetiegherkin, august 2020
October 2018: Stephen King39 ulæste / 39sweetiegherkin, august 2020
What happened to our wiki page?3 ulæste / 3sweetiegherkin, juli 2020
July/Aug/Sept 2020 nominations15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, juni 2020
March 2020: E.M. Forster22 ulæste / 22Yells, april 2020
Apr/May/Jun 2020 Nominations9 ulæste / 9sweetiegherkin, marts 2020
January 2020: Julia Alvarez12 ulæste / 12sweetiegherkin, februar 2020
February 2020: Jane Gardam12 ulæste / 12annamorphic, februar 2020
Jan/Feb/Mar 2020 Author Nominations13 ulæste / 13sweetiegherkin, januar 2020
December 2019: Gertrude Stein12 ulæste / 12sweetiegherkin, januar 2020
November 2019: Louise Erdrich15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, januar 2020
January 2019: Anne Tyler14 ulæste / 14BookConcierge, november 2019
Oct/Nov/Dec 2019: Author Nominations25 ulæste / 25sweetiegherkin, november 2019
February 2013: Graham Greene50 ulæste / 50sweetiegherkin, november 2019
November 2018: Isabel Allende21 ulæste / 21sweetiegherkin, oktober 2019
September 2019: A.S. Byatt18 ulæste / 18sparemethecensor, september 2019
October 2019: Ernest Hemingway4 ulæste / 4sweetiegherkin, september 2019
February 2018: Toni Morrison18 ulæste / 18sweetiegherkin, august 2019
June 2013: Paul Auster36 ulæste / 36sweetiegherkin, juli 2019
July 2013: J.M. Coetzee21 ulæste / 21sweetiegherkin, juli 2019
July 2019: Peter Mayle13 ulæste / 13sweetiegherkin, juli 2019
April 2019: Margaret Atwood23 ulæste / 23sweetiegherkin, juli 2019
June 2019: Patricia Highsmith24 ulæste / 24Bookmarque, juli 2019
July/Aug/Sept 2019 nominations10 ulæste / 10sweetiegherkin, juni 2019
August 2018: Liane Moriarty17 ulæste / 17sweetiegherkin, juni 2019
May 2019: Emma Donoghue10 ulæste / 10sweetiegherkin, juni 2019
March 2019: Kate Morton10 ulæste / 10sweetiegherkin, juni 2019
December 2014: Jack London10 ulæste / 10sweetiegherkin, marts 2019
Apr/May/June 201918 ulæste / 18sweetiegherkin, marts 2019
May 2015: Angela Carter35 ulæste / 35sweetiegherkin, februar 2019
February 2019: Isaac Asimov7 ulæste / 7sweetiegherkin, februar 2019
June 2015: Truman Capote51 ulæste / 51BookConcierge, februar 2019
Aug/Sept/Oct 2017: Voting16 ulæste / 16sweetiegherkin, januar 2019
December 2018: Alexander McCall Smith9 ulæste / 9sweetiegherkin, december 2018
February 2016: Janet Malcolm16 ulæste / 16sparemethecensor, december 2018
Jan/Feb/Mar 2019 Author Nominations15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, december 2018
March 2012: John Steinbeck15 ulæste / 15BookConcierge, november 2018
September 2018: Agatha Christie11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, november 2018
August 2015: Fannie Flagg29 ulæste / 29BookConcierge, oktober 2018
Wiki changing?8 ulæste / 8sweetiegherkin, september 2018
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul29 ulæste / 29sweetiegherkin, september 2018
July 2018: Shirley Jackson20 ulæste / 20sweetiegherkin, september 2018
December 2017: Joyce Carol Oates17 ulæste / 17sweetiegherkin, september 2018
Oct/Nov/Dec 2018 Nominations9 ulæste / 9sweetiegherkin, september 2018
September: Jennifer Weiner21 ulæste / 21sweetiegherkin, august 2018
June 2018: Ursula K. LeGuin9 ulæste / 9sweetiegherkin, august 2018
January 2014: Cormac McCarthy82 ulæste / 82sweetiegherkin, august 2018
September: Reading Daphne Du Maurier75 ulæste / 75BookConcierge, juli 2018
June 2016: Chris Bohjalian53 ulæste / 53sweetiegherkin, juli 2018
May 2018: Kurt Vonnegut11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, juni 2018
August: Reading Edith Wharton34 ulæste / 34sweetiegherkin, juni 2018
April 2018: James M. Cain12 ulæste / 12sweetiegherkin, maj 2018
November 2017: Sherman Alexie29 ulæste / 29.Monkey., marts 2018
March 2018: John Berendt17 ulæste / 17sweetiegherkin, marts 2018
November: Reading George Eliot11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, marts 2018
March: Reading Jane Austen58 ulæste / 58sweetiegherkin, januar 2018
January 2015: Louise Erdrich25 ulæste / 25sweetiegherkin, januar 2018
October: Reading Henry James55 ulæste / 55BookConcierge, januar 2018
October 2015: E.B. White20 ulæste / 20sweetiegherkin, december 2017
March 2017: Gabriel Garcia Marquez11 ulæste / 11sweetiegherkin, november 2017
January 2016: Agatha Christie41 ulæste / 41sweetiegherkin, oktober 2017
March 2016: Ian McEwan45 ulæste / 45BookConcierge, oktober 2017
July 2017: Emma Donoghue13 ulæste / 13sweetiegherkin, august 2017
Nominations for Aug/Sept/Oct 201717 ulæste / 17sweetiegherkin, juni 2017
June 2017: Jean Rhys15 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, juni 2017
December: Reading E. M. Forster45 ulæste / 45BookConcierge, maj 2017
May 2017: L.M. Montgomery7 ulæste / 7sweetiegherkin, maj 2017
Nominations: May/June/July 201710 ulæste / 10sweetiegherkin, april 2017
April 2017: Tom Robbins17 ulæste / 17sweetiegherkin, april 2017
May 2013: Margaret Atwood77 ulæste / 77sweetiegherkin, april 2017
January 2017: Jane Austen12 ulæste / 12sweetiegherkin, april 2017
February 2017: George Eliot4 ulæste / 4rainpebble, marts 2017
December 2016: Charles Dickens13 ulæste / 13sweetiegherkin, december 2016
Nominations: January/February/March 20178 ulæste / 8sweetiegherkin, december 2016
September: Franz Kafka19 ulæste / 19sweetiegherkin, november 2016
November 2016: Alice Walker11 ulæste / 11rainpebble, november 2016
August: The Bronte sisters21 ulæste / 21.Monkey., november 2016
Voting: January/February/March 20171 ulæst / 1sweetiegherkin, november 2016
May 2016: Leo Tolstoy32 ulæste / 32sweetiegherkin, oktober 2016
July: Lionel Shriver66 ulæste / 66rainpebble, oktober 2016
Voting: October/November/December 201614 ulæste / 14sweetiegherkin, september 2016
Nominations: October/November/December 201615 ulæste / 15sweetiegherkin, august 2016
Nominations: June/July/September 201621 ulæste / 21Tara1Reads, juni 2016
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