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50 Cool Authors, Period - BOOK RIOT

Several Questions …

Who is currently your favorite author?

What is your current favorite work of fiction?

What is your favorite current work of non fiction?


Authors and their foods and drink.

Writers at Work …

1. William Faulkner

2. Susan Sontag

3. J.K. Rowling

4. Anne Sexton

5. John Steinbeck

6. Jack Kerouac

7. George Orwell

8. George Bernard Shaw

9. Stephen King

10. Maya Angelou


Our site IS live. Feel free to visit. We will continue listing books today, tomorrow, the next day …

I Get To Meet …

Anne Lamott this upcoming Thursday. She’s one of my favorite writers, I’m so excited!

“We should write because it is human nature to write. Writing claims our world. It makes it directly and specifically our own. We should write because humans are spiritual beings and writing is a powerful form of prayer and meditation, connecting us both to our own insights and to a higher and deeper level of inner guidance.

We should write because writing brings clarity and passion to the act of living. Writing is sensual, experiential, grounding. We should write because writing is good for the soul. We should write because writing yields us a body of work, a felt path through the world we live in.

We should write, above all, because we are writers, whether we call ourselves that or not.”

Julia Cameron; The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life


Oscar Wilde would be so good at Tumblr. 



Yesterday was magical. Thank you to our authors, our vendors, our visitors, our staff, our volunteers, the weather gods, and Brooklyn.

Photos by Kathryn Kirk

It’s possible, in a poem or short story, to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language, and to endow those things—a chair, a window curtain, a fork, a stone, a woman’s earring—with immense, even startling power.

Raymond Carver

[For Barbara from Italy. Cheers!]

And for pleasure.And for learning.And for silence.And for escape.And for …

And for pleasure.
And for learning.
And for silence.
And for escape.
And for …


Lovely Literary Art Prints featuring quotes By Famous Authors by Evan Robertson


If you really want to be a writer, nobody can stop you — and if you don’t, nobody can help you.
Alma Alexander
15 Profound Quotes About Heartbreak From Famous Authors

15 Profound Quotes About Heartbreak From Famous Authors