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Writer-readers

3,087 members

For those who create as well as consume. A group to share thoughts and books from a writer's perspective.

Virago Modern Classics

477 members

A group for all of us who enjoy the wonderful Virago books. The picture shows the cover of "Frost in May", Virago's first book. Virago Modern Classics Group Wiki Visit the group Wiki where you'll…

Easton Press Collectors

365 members

A group for those who seek out and collect books published by the Easton Press.

The Weird Tradition

319 members

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…

George Macy devotees

178 members

Fans of the work of the founder of The Limited Editions Club and The Heritage Press

King's Dear Constant Readers

403 members

a group for fans of the work of Stephen King. Discuss his work or study references in his work to his magnum opus "The Dark Tower"-series

Library of America Subscribers

197 members

Ahh, the joy of opening the little white box to see what the good editors sent. Does anyone else rip off the shrinkwrap and deeply inhale the fresh paper and ink, or is that just me? How about…

New York Review Books

350 members

A group for fans of imprints of the New York Review Books. The neglected classics that are being rediscovered and republished, both the Classics and the Children's Classics. Feel free to discuss…

National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo)

291 members

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?

Fine Press Forum

237 members

This group is for those who want to discuss topics related to Fine Presses past (Golden Cockerel, Limited Editions Club, etc.) and present (Arion Press, Barbarian Press, etc.) as well as companies…

Fans of Russian authors

368 members

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…

Writer's Brag and Rag Bag

338 members

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…

Author Theme Reads

157 members

This group is for readers who wish to focus on one author at a time, in an effort to understand the development of an author's writings, literary technique, and general viewpoints on life. 2014's…

Picture books

145 members

Picture books are a child's first view of the world of reading. They include artwork by some of the best illustrators in the world, transporting the suburban western toddler to China, outer space,…

Agatha Christie

247 members

A group for anyone who loves her books or the movies and TV specials based on them.

Atwoodians

212 members

For fans of Margaret Atwood's novels, short fiction, essays...and all other things Atwoodian. Share your thoughts. Please feel free to start discussion threads that would interest you! NOTE: We are…

Written in Stone - The Literary Cemetery

71 members

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…

HMS Surprise

183 members

Which it's for Patrick O'Brian fans.

Cthulhu Mythos

344 members

In his group at LibraryThing dead Cthulhu waits dreaming. For fans of the works of H.P. Lovecraft, his circle, and others who've come after and expanded the Cthulhu Mythos. Ia! Ia! Cthulhu fhtagn!

Jim Butcher

138 members

A group for fans of Jim's work to talk about him and his collected works. Including his series the Dresden Files starring Harry Dresden, and Codex Alera.

Trollope lovers unite or fight

139 members

This group is for Anthony Trollope fans to discuss their favorite books, their favorite and un-favorite characters, and their views on his style, his attitudes toward women , jews and foreigners…

Almack's

130 members

For fans of Georgette Heyer's Regency romances. The patronesses at Almacks have relaxed their standards. Please join us!

Book Arts

238 members

For bookbinders, papermakers, typographers, book designers, book artists, and anyone who loves the art of making a book. Related Links: The Book Arts Web, Guild of Book Workers, Canadian Bookbinders…

South American Fiction-Argentine Writers

96 members

A group in which readers with an interest in South American writers can share their thoughts. In addition it would be nice to start some focused discussions on Borges and other Argentine writers.

Pynchon Pandæmonium

198 members

Add your voice to the ever-growing white noise surrounding the works and life of one Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr.

Women of Mystery

174 members

For readers of mysteries written by women, especially (but not only) those featuring a female main character.

Inklings

163 members

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…

Everything Illustration and Comic Art!

146 members

Welcome to the group that discusses, shares, recommends, and provides insight into the world of illustration and comic/graphic novel art. This can also include original art and those amazing artists…

The Brontës

153 members

For all things Brontë - the original novels and poems, any modern novels, and so on.

Nabokov!

122 members

A group for talking about my favorite author, Vladimir Nabokov.

Jewish Fiction

113 members

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,…

Proust

114 members

for all things Proustian

In Translation

108 members

A group for making and getting recommendations on literature in translation, or discussing relevant issues. If this is a duplicate (rather than the flip side of In the Original), I apologize.

Golden Age Illustrators

92 members

A group for all who admire the work of the great illustrators of the so-called Golden Age, artists such as Arthur Rackham, Dulac, Kay Nielsen, N.C. Wyeth, Warwick Goble, the Robinsons (C. and W.H),…

Dean Koontz Fans

89 members

A place for Koontz fans to discuss all of his great books.

Stephen King Fans

90 members

A place to talk about any of King's famous novels or movies. What's your favorite of his works, least favorite, what are you reading, now, next, or later? Anything goes as long as it's about the…

BritWit

77 members

"Is your maid called Florence?" "Her name is Florinda." "What an extraordinary name to give a maid!" "I did not give it to her; she arrived in my service already christened." "What I mean is," said…

Anne Rice fans

73 members

For fans of Anne Rice's books

Edward Gorey

68 members

For fans of Gorey's books and of books that use his covers and/or illustrations.

Talking Piffle

50 members

For fans of Dorothy L. Sayers, particularly the Lord Peter Wimsey novels

Council of Elrond

122 members

For anyone interested in Tolkien books to discuss, enjoy and even debate perennial questions like 'Did elves have wings?', 'Did Tom Bombadil have pointy ears?' and 'Who is the Balrog?'.

Indian Authors

105 members

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).

Friends of Jack (C.S. Lewis)

108 members

For those who enjoy the work of C.S. Lewis.

Penguin Classics (Dormant)

159 members

When you think about it, they form the core of your collection.

Hall of Servants (Dormant)

65 members

A Group to discuss Robert Jordans Fantasy series The Wheel of Time.

Best of British (Dormant)

151 members

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?

ReJoyce (Dormant)

129 members

A group for all Joyceans and other admirers of James Joyce... Related Tags: James Joyce, Joyce, Ulysses, Irish Literature, Literary Criticism Related Authors: Derek Attridge, John Bishop, Harry…

Barbara Pym (Dormant)

111 members

Finally, a place on LT where devoted fans can gather to laud the wonderful Barbara Pym!

Algonquin Readers Round Table (Dormant)

94 members

Looking for fiction of a different ilk? Love nonfiction that's off the beaten path? Then welcome to the Algonquin Readers Round Table--a group designed to discuss titles specifically published by…

Tamora Pierce Lovers United (Dormant)

95 members

If you're a fan of Pierce's many series this is the group for you. Discuss whether you like Tortall of the Circle better. Which characters are your favs and much much more pertaining to Tamora Pierce…

18th Century British Literature (Dormant)

89 members

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…

Kindred Spirits (Dormant)

78 members

For fans of Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of the Anne of Green Gables and Emily of New Moon Series.

Jodi Picoult (Dormant)

54 members

For fans for this fantastic author

Penguin Books (Dormant)

54 members

what description is needed? It's Penguin Books! And Pelican, Puffin, Peacock, Peregrine, Porpoise, Ptarmigan, etc!

Editors, Researchers, Whatever (Dormant)

147 members

A group for editors and researchers who are also users of LibraryThing. A place to discuss resources and references, as well life as an editor and/or researcher.

Fabalous Emerald City (Dormant)

30 members

Have you read Gregory Maguire's "Son of a Witch"? Seen the hit broadway musical "Wicked"? Perhaps enjoyed the book by Gregory Maguire that inspired it? Or even the books that inspired Maguire…

Canuckistan (Dormant)

84 members

Books about Canada, Canadians about books and all about CanLit (Canadian Literature).

two inches of ivory (Dormant)

83 members

For everyone who loves Jane Austen.

Edgar A. Poe (Dormant)

84 members

E. A. Poe produced rich and dark works of poetry and short story. Come discuss the man and his works.

Lost In A Good Book (Dormant)

75 members

Are you a fan of Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next? A member of the Nursery Crime Division, or of SpecOps? Is Jurisfiction your thing? Join us.

Felony & Mayhem Press (Dormant)

20 members

For fans of the mystery and espionage imprint Felony & Mayhem, and its devoted republishing of excellent, quirky, and neglected works. (Or fans of those works, outside the new editions from Felony &…

Book Design! (Dormant)

72 members

Jacket design, fonts, typesetting, paper types, sizes. Anything to do with book design and layout here. Sometimes, a good design, font, or typesetting job can make or break an edition of a book. If…

Laurell K. Hamilton Fans (Dormant)

50 members

Fans of LKH.

¡Literatura Argentina! (Dormant)

56 members

Borges, Cortázar, Sabato, Estrada, Aira, Arlt, Lynch, Laínez

Southern Vampires (Dormant)

54 members

for all fans of the Southern Vampire series by Charlaine Harris Who's your favourite character in the series? Who's your favourite vampire? Eric - is he just misunderstood?

Adventure Classics (Dormant)

55 members

For classic adventuring literature. This includes books by Robert E Howard, HP Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Lord Dunsany, Edgar Rice Burroughs, HG Wells, Jules Vernes, and others of that era. Pulp…

For the Love of Wilde! (Dormant)

56 members

The Importance of Being 'WILDE': Anything and Everything about Oscar Wilde. True fans only!!!

Tolkien Lovers (Dormant)

59 members

This group is for friends who are passionate about the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. It provides a meeting-place for discussion of any and all topics related to his Mythology for England--history,…

EmilyDickinson (Dormant)

32 members

A group to discuss all things Dickinson, her life, letters, poetry, spirituality and philosophy, including all books and articles in print or online focusing on Emily Dickinson.

T.S. Eliot (Dormant)

27 members

Do you cry over the love song of J. Alfred Prufrock? Are you a fan of cats of all sorts? Are 'we' the Hollow Men?

World's End (Dormant)

30 members

For the members of the Neil Gaiman message board, The World's End.

Ace Doubles (Dormant)

36 members

If you grew up reading SF in the '50s or '60s, you remember (perhaps fondly, even...) the distinctive 'dos-a-dos' paperbacks from Ace.

Sitting on a pumpkin... (Dormant)

23 members

A group for fans of Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or any of his other works. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." —Henry David Thoreau…

The Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti Fans Group (Dormant)

19 members

For anyone out there who likes to read books by Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti or very similar authors. To discuss the books and authors, while enjoying Christian fiction and each other's company.

Graham Greene (Dormant)

22 members

For anyone who appreciates and loves the genius of Graham Greene. His thrillers, travel narratives, entertainments, screenplays, film adaptations, etc.......

George Orwell (Dormant)

21 members

People who think George Orwell was indeed a very good writer.

Girardians (Dormant)

16 members

For those interested in the philosophy and theology of René Girard.

There is Nothing Either Good or Bad But Thinking Makes it So (Dormant)

1 member

Let's talk about Hamlet, Shakespeare, the Bad, the Good, the Being, and the Nothingness.

Jason Street fans (Dormant)

1 member

A place for fans of Jason Street.

 

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