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A.J. Jacobs

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A. J. Jacobs is an American author. He is best known for books depicting him throwing himself into bizarre situations. His approach to writing books is unusual but effective writing in the name of a little curiosity and a lot of humor, Jacobs chronicles his experiences in his New York Times bestsellers The Year of Living Biblically and... read full bio

Adriana Trigiani

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The novelist Adriana Trigiani is beloved by millions of readers around the world for her hilarious and heartwarming novels. Raised in a small town in Virginia, Adriana was raised in a big Italian family. She chose her hometown for the backdrop of her debut novel, the critically acclaimed bestseller Big Stone Gap. Adriana's novels have been translated and sold in... read full bio

Alison Bechdel

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Alison Bechdel, author of the critically acclaimed Fun Home and the syndicated comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For (DTWOF), has become a countercultural institution for lesbians and discerning non-lesbians all over the planet. At the podium, Bechdel redefines race and gender roles while taking aim at some of the most controversial topics of the day. Bechdel's DTWOF is syndicated... read full bio

Amy Bloom

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Amy Bloom is an American author. She is best known for her collection of short stories, Where the God of Love Hangs Out. The book was one of O's magazine and Amazon's 10 favorite books. Love, in its many forms and complexities, weaves through this collection by Amy Bloom, the New York Times bestselling author of Away. This astonishing and... read full bio

Amy Jo Martin

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Andre Dubus III

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Andre Dubos III followed in his father's footsteps and began writing fiction shortly following his college graduation. He continued to develop his work while supporting himself anyway possible, via carpentry, bartending, cleaning, even halfway house counseling. His first published work, the short story titled Forky", was released in Playboy magazine when he was just 23 years old. He claimed mainstream... read full bio

Ann Patchett

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Ann Patchett first novel, The Patron Saint of Liar was named a New York Times Notable Book. Patchett's second novel, Taft, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for the best work of fiction. Her third novel, The Magician's Assistant, was short-listed for England's Orange Prize and earned her a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her next novel, Bel Canto, won both the... read full bio

Anne Rice

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Anne Rice is best known for her supernatural novels about Vampires. Her first, Interview with the Vampire. The book was the first in her popular Vampire Chronicles series, which includes The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned. Interview with the Vampire was made into a film in starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. Rice was also known for... read full bio

Annette Langer

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Annette Langer was a finalist in two categories in the prestigious Writers Digest national writing competition. She has contributed to magazine articles, the Livermore Wine Country Literary Harvest Anthology, and O'Brien's Literary Speculator Bright Beginnings Anthology. Frequently, her work can also be found in the monthly literary e-newsletter Fox and Quill. Her shorter works have appeared in several anthologies, including... read full bio

Annie Dillard

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Annie Dillard is a highly skilled writer. It has been said that her prose pulls you into the event she is describign - making the reader feel as if they are there with her. Dillard brings knowledge into her discussions from the whole spectrum of thought by referencing physics, numerous religious disciplines, literature, medicine, anthropology and folklore to name some... read full bio

Ariel Dorfman

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Dorfman is a renown author and playwright who witnessed the coup in Chile in the 1970s, which inspired many of his plays and novels. He combines politics and human rights is most of his works. He has been a literature and Latin American Studies professor at Duke University since 1985. ... read full bio

Beverly Kirkhart

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A breast cancer survivor since 1993, Beverly Kirkhart is the author My Healing Companion, and the co-author of the revised edition of Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul: 101 Healing Stories About Those Who Have Survived Cancer. Designed to serve as a self-guided journal for anyone facing cancer (or any disease or disability), the book shares Kirkhart's experiences coping, adjusting... read full bio

Bill Clegg

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Bill Clegg came to New York at the age of 21 to start a career in book publishing. By 30, he had a thriving literary agency. By 35 he'd lost the agency, his decade-long relationship, his reputation and nearly his life from a crack cocaine addiction. After a major drug binge and suicide attempt, Clegg went from the hospital to... read full bio

Brad Meltzer

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Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author, and well as seven other bestsellers. His first non-fiction book, Heroes For My Son, a collection of heroes throughout history, rose quickly up the New York Times inspirational bestseller list. He is also the host of Brad Meltzer's Decoded and is the number one selling author of critically acclaimed comic... read full bio

Carole Radziwill

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Carole DiFalco Radziwill is an American journalist, author, and reality television personality. Radziwill began her news career at ABC in New York in 1986 as an intern in postproduction for 20/20, a news magazine show.[5] She was later assigned to Close Up" as a production secretary. She eventually worked for Peter Jennings's documentary unit, producing shows on abortion and gun... read full bio

Carolyne Roehm

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For more than two decades Carolyne Roehm has been viewed as one of this country's trendsetters in fashion, elegance, and tastemaking. After an impressive career as one of the fashion world's reigning designers and recognized in her own right as one of the world's best-dressed women, Roehm has now turned her talents to teaching others about flowers, lifestyle, decorating, and... read full bio

Carrie Fisher

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Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, became an icon when she starred as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy. Her star-studded career includes roles in numerous films such as The Blues Brothers and When Harry Met Sally. She is the author of five bestselling novels, Wishful Drinking, Surrender the Pink, Delusions of Grandma, The... read full bio

Chin-Ning Chu

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Chin-Ning Chu is a Chinese American business consultant, and a bestselling business management author in Asia and the Pacific Rim. Ms. Chin-Ning Chu, internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author of worldwide bestsellers, "The Asian Mind Game," "Thick Face, Black Heart," and "The Art of War for Women" died of cancer on December 10, 2009 in Taiwan.... read full bio

Christina Crawford

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Christina Crawford is best known as the author of Mommie Dearest, an exposé of alleged child abuse by her mother, actress Joan Crawford. She played Joan Borman Kane" on the TV soap opera The Secret Storm in New York from 1968 until 1969. When Christina went on sick leave in October 1968, Joan Crawford was the temporary replacement in the... read full bio

Clifford Stoll

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Cliff Stoll is an astronomer, computer systems administrator, and author. He received his Ph.D. from University of Arizona in 1980. Stoll has written three books as well as technology articles in the non-specialist press (e.g., in Scientific American on the Curta mechanical calculator). He works as an astronomer at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Stoll's role in catching hacker Markus Hess... read full bio

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