Monthly Author Reads

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by group members' suggestions. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by that person!

Current author: Flannery O'Connor

Upcoming Authors:
September: Elena Ferrante
October: Evelyn Waugh
November: George Orwell
December: Edith Wharton
January: Neil Shute

Feb/Mar 2022 authors: Nominations and votes for our next round of authors can be made here.

Past authors we've discussed can be found here.

Please check out the Author Theme Reads group for in-depth, long-term discussions on specific authors. (Note that group is currently 'dormant' and in need of an administrator.)

ThemaThemaBeiträgeLetzter Beitrag 
October 2021: Evelyn Waugh7 ungelesen / 7Tara1Reads, Gestern 7:03pm
September 2021: Elena Ferrante9 ungelesen / 9Tara1Reads, Donnerstag 7:45pm
November 2018: Isabel Allende24 ungelesen / 24BookConcierge, Dienstag 9:48pm
November 2017: Sherman Alexie32 ungelesen / 32BookConcierge, Oktober 17
August 2021: Flannery O'Connor21 ungelesen / 21Tara1Reads, September 28
January 2021: Octavia Butler45 ungelesen / 45dianelouise100, September 16
May 2020: Zadie Smith12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, September 14
Feb/March 2022 Authors: Open nominations & voting6 ungelesen / 6Tara1Reads, August 28
Aug/Sept/Oct 2017: Voting19 ungelesen / 19sweetiegherkin, August 18
Oct/Nov/Dec 2021 Nominations & Voting!18 ungelesen / 18sweetiegherkin, August 18
July 2021: N. K. Jemisin16 ungelesen / 16krissyzzz, August 9
June 2021: Shirley Ann Grau31 ungelesen / 31sweetiegherkin, August 3
January 2019: Anne Tyler16 ungelesen / 16sweetiegherkin, August 3
March 2021: George Eliot41 ungelesen / 41Sherryll, Juli 24
Apr/May/Jun 2021 Author Nominations44 ungelesen / 44sweetiegherkin, Juni 11
Jul/Aug/Sep 2021 Author Nominations12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, Juni 9
May 2021: Alison Lurie9 ungelesen / 9spiralsheep, Mai 29
April 2021: Daphne du Maurier21 ungelesen / 21sparemethecensor, Mai 23
February 2021: H.G. Wells17 ungelesen / 17lilisin, März 16
October 2018: Stephen King41 ungelesen / 41sweetiegherkin, Februar 1
August 2020: Charles Dickens76 ungelesen / 76sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
Jan/Feb/Mar 2021 Nominations38 ungelesen / 38sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
November 2020: Chinua Achebe18 ungelesen / 18sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
August 2019: Barbara Kingsolver15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
December 2020: Nella Larsen11 ungelesen / 11sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
January 2018: Lisa See15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2020
July 2020: Adriana Trigiani13 ungelesen / 13sweetiegherkin, November 2020
October 2016: H.G. Wells28 ungelesen / 28sweetiegherkin, November 2020
October 2020: Amor Towles8 ungelesen / 8sweetiegherkin, November 2020
September 2020: Wallace Stegner29 ungelesen / 29sweetiegherkin, November 2020
June 2020: Zora Neale Hurston25 ungelesen / 25sweetiegherkin, September 2020
April 2020: Colson Whitehead31 ungelesen / 31sweetiegherkin, August 2020
Oct/Nov/Dec 2020: Author Nominations31 ungelesen / 31sweetiegherkin, August 2020
What happened to our wiki page?3 ungelesen / 3sweetiegherkin, Juli 2020
July/Aug/Sept 2020 nominations15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Juni 2020
March 2020: E.M. Forster22 ungelesen / 22Yells, April 2020
Apr/May/Jun 2020 Nominations9 ungelesen / 9sweetiegherkin, März 2020
January 2020: Julia Alvarez12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, Februar 2020
February 2020: Jane Gardam12 ungelesen / 12annamorphic, Februar 2020
Jan/Feb/Mar 2020 Author Nominations13 ungelesen / 13sweetiegherkin, Januar 2020
December 2019: Gertrude Stein12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, Januar 2020
November 2019: Louise Erdrich15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Januar 2020
Oct/Nov/Dec 2019: Author Nominations25 ungelesen / 25sweetiegherkin, November 2019
February 2013: Graham Greene50 ungelesen / 50sweetiegherkin, November 2019
September 2019: A.S. Byatt18 ungelesen / 18sparemethecensor, September 2019
October 2019: Ernest Hemingway4 ungelesen / 4sweetiegherkin, September 2019
February 2018: Toni Morrison18 ungelesen / 18sweetiegherkin, August 2019
June 2013: Paul Auster36 ungelesen / 36sweetiegherkin, Juli 2019
July 2013: J.M. Coetzee21 ungelesen / 21sweetiegherkin, Juli 2019
July 2019: Peter Mayle13 ungelesen / 13sweetiegherkin, Juli 2019
April 2019: Margaret Atwood23 ungelesen / 23sweetiegherkin, Juli 2019
June 2019: Patricia Highsmith24 ungelesen / 24Bookmarque, Juli 2019
July/Aug/Sept 2019 nominations10 ungelesen / 10sweetiegherkin, Juni 2019
August 2018: Liane Moriarty17 ungelesen / 17sweetiegherkin, Juni 2019
May 2019: Emma Donoghue10 ungelesen / 10sweetiegherkin, Juni 2019
March 2019: Kate Morton10 ungelesen / 10sweetiegherkin, Juni 2019
December 2014: Jack London10 ungelesen / 10sweetiegherkin, März 2019
Apr/May/June 201918 ungelesen / 18sweetiegherkin, März 2019
May 2015: Angela Carter35 ungelesen / 35sweetiegherkin, Februar 2019
February 2019: Isaac Asimov7 ungelesen / 7sweetiegherkin, Februar 2019
June 2015: Truman Capote51 ungelesen / 51BookConcierge, Februar 2019
December 2018: Alexander McCall Smith9 ungelesen / 9sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2018
February 2016: Janet Malcolm16 ungelesen / 16sparemethecensor, Dezember 2018
Jan/Feb/Mar 2019 Author Nominations15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2018
March 2012: John Steinbeck15 ungelesen / 15BookConcierge, November 2018
September 2018: Agatha Christie11 ungelesen / 11sweetiegherkin, November 2018
August 2015: Fannie Flagg29 ungelesen / 29BookConcierge, Oktober 2018
Wiki changing?8 ungelesen / 8sweetiegherkin, September 2018
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul29 ungelesen / 29sweetiegherkin, September 2018
July 2018: Shirley Jackson20 ungelesen / 20sweetiegherkin, September 2018
December 2017: Joyce Carol Oates17 ungelesen / 17sweetiegherkin, September 2018
Oct/Nov/Dec 2018 Nominations9 ungelesen / 9sweetiegherkin, September 2018
September: Jennifer Weiner21 ungelesen / 21sweetiegherkin, August 2018
June 2018: Ursula K. LeGuin9 ungelesen / 9sweetiegherkin, August 2018
January 2014: Cormac McCarthy82 ungelesen / 82sweetiegherkin, August 2018
September: Reading Daphne Du Maurier75 ungelesen / 75BookConcierge, Juli 2018
June 2016: Chris Bohjalian53 ungelesen / 53sweetiegherkin, Juli 2018
May 2018: Kurt Vonnegut11 ungelesen / 11sweetiegherkin, Juni 2018
August: Reading Edith Wharton34 ungelesen / 34sweetiegherkin, Juni 2018
April 2018: James M. Cain12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, Mai 2018
March 2018: John Berendt17 ungelesen / 17sweetiegherkin, März 2018
November: Reading George Eliot11 ungelesen / 11sweetiegherkin, März 2018
March: Reading Jane Austen58 ungelesen / 58sweetiegherkin, Januar 2018
January 2015: Louise Erdrich25 ungelesen / 25sweetiegherkin, Januar 2018
October: Reading Henry James55 ungelesen / 55BookConcierge, Januar 2018
October 2015: E.B. White20 ungelesen / 20sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2017
March 2017: Gabriel Garcia Marquez11 ungelesen / 11sweetiegherkin, November 2017
January 2016: Agatha Christie41 ungelesen / 41sweetiegherkin, Oktober 2017
March 2016: Ian McEwan45 ungelesen / 45BookConcierge, Oktober 2017
July 2017: Emma Donoghue13 ungelesen / 13sweetiegherkin, August 2017
Nominations for Aug/Sept/Oct 201717 ungelesen / 17sweetiegherkin, Juni 2017
June 2017: Jean Rhys15 ungelesen / 15sweetiegherkin, Juni 2017
December: Reading E. M. Forster45 ungelesen / 45BookConcierge, Mai 2017
May 2017: L.M. Montgomery7 ungelesen / 7sweetiegherkin, Mai 2017
Nominations: May/June/July 201710 ungelesen / 10sweetiegherkin, April 2017
April 2017: Tom Robbins17 ungelesen / 17sweetiegherkin, April 2017
May 2013: Margaret Atwood77 ungelesen / 77sweetiegherkin, April 2017
January 2017: Jane Austen12 ungelesen / 12sweetiegherkin, April 2017
February 2017: George Eliot4 ungelesen / 4rainpebble, März 2017
December 2016: Charles Dickens13 ungelesen / 13sweetiegherkin, Dezember 2016
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