For people who make an effort to read books by and/or about women. Whether it's sci-fi, social sciences or literature, we support female writers and positive representations of women. (yes, male…
Discussion focuses on the unique group of writers who created horror and dark fantasy fiction for Weird Tales, Unknown, Astounding, and other pulp magazines. Included are such leading lights as…
Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Join with thousands on November 1st, 2008 and the goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Up for the challenge?
For readers and writers of erotica without boundaries…
A group for fans of Russian literature to discuss their favorite Russian works and authors. Recommend your favorites. Not necessary to have read them in the original language. Please post your…
A place for writers to talk about their own work without fear of flagging. LibraryThing Authors are welcome (and encouraged) but neophytes can play along, too. It is suggested that, if you ARE a…
Keep up to date with deaths in the literary world. Whether someone is a playwright, poet, Pulitzer Prize winner or Pulp fiction writer their passing will be recorded here. For more information on…
What with all the great Jewish writers through the centuries, lets start a discussion of Jewish Fiction. Which books are your favorites? Which writer is your favorite...Philip Roth, Saul Bellow,…
For those interested in the expatriate authors who gravitated towards Paris in the 1920s and were coined the Lost Generation by Gertrude Stein.
For readers of mysteries written by women, especially (but not only) those featuring a female main character.
Dedicated to books written by, or written about, or influenced by, the writing circle known as the Inklings-- CS Lewis, JRR Tolkein, GK Chesterton, Charles Willams, Owen Barfield, et al. Boundaries…
A friendly forum to discuss British authors. Any genre - crime, romance, thrillers, high-brow or mass market - they can be dead or alive but who are your Best of British authors?
For those interested in the works of Fielding, Smollett, Radcliffe, Pope, Swift, Richardson, DeFoe, Blake, Boswell, Addison & Steele, Burney, and Samuel Johnson, of course--as well many other…
This group is for those who enjoy reading books that are written by African American writers, such as E. Lynn Harris, Donald Goines & Mary Monroe. Readers/members are more than welcome to post their…
For fans of books by Indian Authors(Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru, R. K. Narayan, Ruskin Bond, Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai to name a few).
Books about Canada, Canadians about books and all about CanLit (Canadian Literature).
Borges, Cortázar, Sabato, Estrada, Aira, Arlt, Lynch, Laínez
Do you scour the new fiction bookshelves looking for the diamond in the rough, namely a new authors debut novel in the first edition? Do you then add them to your shelves like trophies waiting for…
A group for writers of non-fiction. Before posting to the group, please introduce yourself in the Member Introductions 2015 thread below.