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Books by author Louise Erdich
Keith Chaffee, June 05, 2018

Louise Erdrich was born on June 7, 1954. Most of Erdrich's novels are set in the same fictional continuity, exploring life on and around a fictional Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota.

Photo of author C.L. Polk  and her book Witchmark
Daryl M., May 31, 2018

C. L. Polk wrote her first story in grade school and still hasn't learned any better. After spending years in strange occupations and wandering western Canada, she settled in southern Alberta with her rescue dog Otis. C. L.

Collage of books by and about Ian Fleming
Keith Chaffee, May 29, 2018

On May 28, 1908. Ian Fleming was born. Fleming was the author of one of the most popular series of novels ever written, the James Bond spy stories.

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners for 2018
Janice B., May 23, 2018

Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward’s novel set in the fictional town of Bois Sauvage in rural Mississippi, was presented with the 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction in March.

Collage of Dracula book covers
Keith Chaffee, May 22, 2018

On May 26, 1897, Bram Stoker's novel Dracula (e-book | e-audio | print |

Author Lisa Ko and her award winning book the Leavers
Janice B., May 17, 2018

Lisa Ko’s The Leavers, was selected as the Adult Fiction winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature for 2017-2018.

Photo of Studs Terkel and some of his books.
Keith Chaffee, May 15, 2018

Studs Terkel was born on May 16, 1912. Terkel was a writer, historian, and radio broadcaster who found that history could be told not only in the voices of scholars and political figures, but by ordinary people as well.

Author V. E. Schwab and her books
Daryl M., May 16, 2018

Victoria "V.E." Schwab is a celebrated author of books for young adults. Her best-selling teen titles include The Near Witch, The Archived, The Unbound, This Savage Song and Our Dark Duet.

John Kessel and his book Pride and Prometheus
Daryl M., May 09, 2018

John Kessel holds a B.A. in Physics and English and a Ph.D. in American Literature. He helped found and served as the first director of the MFA program in creative writing at North Carolina State University, where he has taught since 1982. He is also an award-winning author.

Claire Evans author photo
Angi Brzycki, May 08, 2018

Claire L. Evans is a writer and musician.