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Conversation: Philip Roth   1 comment

English: 1st edition cover

English: 1st edition cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Goodbye, Columbus

Goodbye, Columbus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for which he received the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. In 1969 his profile rose significantly after the publication of the (then) controversial Portnoy’s Complaint, the humorous and sexually explicit psychoanalytical monologue of “a lust-ridden, mother-addicted young Jewish bachelor”, filled with “intimate, shameful detail, and coarse, abusive language”.

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STEPHEN KING on Writing, Scary Stories, and More   4 comments

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies[9] and have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. King has published 50 novels, including seven under the pen-name of Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has written nearly two hundred short stories, most of which have been collected in nine collections of short fiction. Many of his stories are set in his home state ofMaine.

Patrick Rothfuss Talks with Peter Orullian   Leave a comment

The Kingkiller Chronicle

The Kingkiller Chronicle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Patrick James Rothfuss (born June 6, 1973) is an American fantasy writer and college lecturer. He is the author of the projected three-volume series The Kingkiller Chronicle.

Oliver Jeffers – OFFSET 2009   Leave a comment

Lost and Found (book)

Lost and Found (book) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oliver Jeffers is an artist, illustrator and writer from Belfast Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn. He graduated from theUniversity of Ulster in 2001.

Peter Orullian Talks with Brandon Sanderson   Leave a comment

Brandon Sanderson (born December 19, 1975) is an American fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his fantasy series Mistborn and his work in finishing Robert Jordan‘s epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Time. Sanderson worked as an editor for the semi-professional magazine, Leading Edge, while attending school at Brigham Young University, and he now teaches creative writing there.

Terry Brooks Talks with Peter Orullian Parts 1-3   1 comment

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Terry Brooks is one of my favorite authors. I have not only read most of his books, he has also been a tremendous inspiration to me as a fantasy adventure writer. I also had the honor of meeting the author and his sweet wife at the Maui Writer’s Conference in 1997.

Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times bestsellers during his writing career, and has over 21 million copies of his books in print. He is one of the biggest-selling living fantasy writers.

An Interview with Terry Brooks   Leave a comment

Terry Brooks is one of my favorite authors. I have not only read most of his books, he has also been a tremendous inspiration to me as a fantasy adventure writer. I also had the honor of meeting the author and his sweet wife at the Maui Writer’s Conference in 1997.

Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times bestsellers during his writing career, and has over 21 million copies of his books in print. He is one of the biggest-selling living fantasy writers.

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