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Old 31st August 2006, 09:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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But! No, SFF authors... Which ones are yours... Because it's my thread I can decide on a top whatever. So, I decided to stick with my own idea, and a Top 4 (in no particular order) is what we're doing...

My list is:

Aimee Bender
Mark Richard
Chuck Palahniuk
Amy Hempel
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Old 31st August 2006, 10:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Favorite Authors...

Raymond Chandler
Elmore Leonard
James Ellroy
Ian Rankin
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Old 31st August 2006, 10:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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In no particular order ...

Robert Ludlum
Desmond Bagley
Wilbur Smith (though I haven't read any for quite a while now)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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Old 31st August 2006, 11:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
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John Connolly
Michael Connolly
Harlan Coben
Walter Mosley
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Old 31st August 2006, 11:53 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I thought it was non SFF?
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Old 31st August 2006, 11:54 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Doh !! ....changed....
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Old 31st August 2006, 12:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Favorite Authors...

OK, not really a top 4 non-SFF, too many to choose from but here's four of my favs:

Graham Greene
Charles Dickens
Mark Twain
Robert Louis Stevenson (slighlty marginal but plenty of non SFF there too).
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Old 31st August 2006, 01:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I've just realized i dont read much non sff
Adrian Plass
Max Lucado
Philip Yancey
CS Lewis
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Old 31st August 2006, 06:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Only 4? Damn...

Lawrence Durrell
Anthony Burgess
David Lodge
Georgette Heyer (:-))
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Old 31st August 2006, 07:15 PM   #10 (permalink)
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John Fowles
JD Salinger
Bob Woodward
Homer
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Old 31st August 2006, 07:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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interesting lists. I think I've had an insatiable appetite for SFF for like a year now but maybe it's time to balance things out.

Jack Kerouac
Haruki Murakami
Eiji Yoshikawa
Toni Morrison
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Old 31st August 2006, 08:30 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Dennis Wheatly

Robert Louis Stevenson

Charles Dickens

Agatha Christie

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Old 31st August 2006, 08:51 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Re: Favorite Authors...

Here are my four non-SFF, I assume you mean non-horror as well, since it's a genre that has so many crossovers into the other two.


Patricia Sprinkle
Tess Gerritsen
Alice Hoffman
James Patterson

Although, I would like to give honorable mentions to Jane Austen and Anita Shreve.
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My list:

Hunter S. Thompson
Bill Bryson
Jack London
Dr. Seuss

This was really hard, BTW. I tried to make the list comprehensive - all time favorites, current, and past. This is as good as I can do with only 4 spots to choose from.
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I was taking bets on who would be the first.
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