favourite book/writers (Page 2)

talis
talis: i like books from E. M. Remarque, E. L. Doctorow, G.G.Márquez, E. B. Singer, also i was really obsessed by Robert Holdstock (Mythago Wood, Lavondyss, etc.) when i was younger
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phoebeso
phoebeso: Moment in Peking by Lin Yutang; Waiting by Jin Ha; The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck(nobel prize winner). These three books are all about Chinese people, but are written in English originally. Very good ones!
Currently my favourite's Gone with the Wind.
There's an american historic romance named The Century, which kept me stay up till 4am.....really wonderful!
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Rach74
Rach74: I liked Flowers of Evil by Baudelaire and to go with it The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. These two books are about living a decadent or self indulgent life and how empty life can feel once youve exhausted your senses with too much beauty and pleasure. (I moved on from these ideas now that years have passed since 1)my discovery of these books and 2)the life experiences i went through which complemented my understanding of these books,) At the time I was dealing with depression in the fact that I was sorely disappointed time after time by the "prizes" i worked so hard for. in that way i got the things i wanted in this life and experienced the same feelings of boredom or "ennui" mentioned in baudelaire, and in small ways even turned to a more corruptive way of life due to a desperate need to FEEL!
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littlebombardier
littlebombardier: Any book by Arthur C. Clark (R.I.P.)
and Robert J. Sawyer
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igvy780
igvy780: poems by allen ginsberg is what im reading now. the child prodigy to the bard, the man is a poetry genius. oh and had finished reading fear and loathing notes funny as hell. hunter s thompson is wierd but factually honest and humourous in the most wrong ways ever. love it
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PerpetualDreamer
PerpetualDreamer: Favorite Authors. Well, this is a bit different from favorite books.
Nora Roberts
Jude Deveroux
Heather Graham
Mariah Stewart
Kay Hooper
James Rollins
Jayne Ann Krentz
I can't think of anymore right now.
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MAZter
MAZter: manifeste du partie communist
Karl Marx
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WukingPunNub73
WukingPunNub73: Frank Herbert's original 6 books of Dune Chronicles, Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, James Clavell's Shogun and Taipan. My favorite authors by far, too bad they're all dead now. Such great stories and writing style, books to savour for all time.
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RobynLee
RobynLee: i really enjoy jane green, easy reads and fun! Good chick lit!! Also a favorite is emily giffin
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WubbleU
WubbleU: Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, and H. G. Wells. All great authors, and when I've finished reading a book by Wells, I tend to speak and write more like I was around in the early 1900s, it's quite funny
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benza111
benza111: a diving vesseel solomon sea,came 2 fiji..after coup in solomon..years back,made frnd with ca crew and read some left outnbooks,was lost in rich ppls books..searching.
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nabootheenigma
nabootheenigma: Kerouac is awesome! Do you guys read Ginsberg and Burroughs aswell?
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tannermonkey
tannermonkey: my favorite authors are Laurell k Hamilton, charline harris, kim harrison, douglas preston, kelly armstrong, and so many more but these are the ones that come to mind
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Rockster
Rockster: My fave authors include :

Tom Clancy
Michael Connelly
John Connolly
John Grisham
Greg Iles
Robert Ludlum
Peter Straub
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MaryJane00
MaryJane00: The best book ever written (in my opinion) is "Under The Dome" by Steven King, this book is amazing....the concept of cause and effect is everything in this book. The wide variety of characters both in number and personality make this book a really wonderfull read.
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Lex Hardon
Lex Hardon: anything with tits in and not too many words gets the thumbs up from Tony!
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Primal_Chaos
Primal_Chaos: Just finished reading The girl with the Dragon Tattoo... brill read. You will never see a "C.E.O" in the same light lol.

Anything by ValMcDermid
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Primal_Chaos
Primal_Chaos: It has to be The Historian by E. Kosovo
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Rockster
Rockster: I have 'The Historian', it was highly recommended to me by a friend and there's a film version due out this year.
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swinginglondon
swinginglondon: i love the classic english literature like brönte,wilde etc....
the picture of dorian gray is the best book ever written....
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Rockster
Rockster: One of my fave all time books is 'The Bourne Identity' by Robert Ludlum (unrecognisable to the film).
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jo_ann3
jo_ann3: The most memorable books I ever read were The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - The Unbeliever by Steven Donaldson
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swinginglondon
swinginglondon: i just came to finish the most wonderful creepiest novel of all times....wanna know what it is,right???well,"The Lady in White" by Wilkie Collins......
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SoAboveSoBelow
SoAboveSoBelow: oo i still have the childish choice, Love Story by Erich Segal.
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Sleepless_in_TO
Sleepless_in_TO: hmm....
Jane Austen
Nora Roberts
James Patterson
Dan Brown
Elie Wiesel
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Kathy Reichs
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