Monday, June 16, 2008

Top 10 authors (yes I know there's only 9. I can't decide on #10 yet)

  1. Neal Stephenson - Cryptonomicon, Quicksilver, The Confusion, The System of the World, Snow Crash, Zodiac, The Big U, The Diamond Age
  2. John Irving - A Prayer for Owen Meany, The World According to Garp
  3. Douglas Adams - Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Long Dark Teatime of the Soul
  4. J.D. Salinger - Franny and Zooey, Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenter and Seymour: an Introduction, Nine Stories, The Catcher in the Rye
  5. Tom Robbins - Still Life with the Woodpecker, Skinny Legs and All, Another Roadside Attraction, Jitterbug Perfume
  6. Terry Pratchett - ALL
  7. Kurt Vonnegut - The Sirens of Titan, Breakfast of Champions, Cat’s Cradle, Slapstick
  8. Sena Jeeter Naslund - Ahab’s Wife, The Four Spirits
  9. Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Potential 10's:
  • Orson Scott Card (Thanks for the suggestion Pat!) - I do love Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind, and The Worthing Saga. In that same sort of vein, I also do love
  • Frank Herbert - Dune, Dune Messiah and Children of Dune

1 comment:

Patrick Parker said...

how about...
Orson Scott Card