Monthly Author Reads

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by a group vote. 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 them!

Current author:
Peter Carey

Upcoming Authors:

December: Sherman Alexie
January: Agatha Christie
February: Janet Malcolm

Please check on the group wiki for previously read authors.

This group was inspired by the Author Theme Reads group. Check them out for an in-depth, long-term focus on specific authors.

Total members: 255 members

Recent members: Deelightful, ChaoticInvestigator, sbuglar, dianeham, sunrise_hues, Andrew_MC, EMS_24, eatsreadsleaves, Denisya, librariansteffen2, SoschaF, CClawson, BeDeOne, burnett, debrakeogh, swarnima_b, tnociti, annamorphic, kara.shamy, ompublic, TheresaUpshur, reva8, katiekrug, chiliihead, sparemethecensor, nohrt4me2, ghefferon, dieKatze, auntmarge64, nrmay

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December 2015: Sherman Alexie 8sparemethecensor, Yesterday 4:52pmignore
November 2015: Peter Carey 28nohrt4me2, November 19ignore
October 2015: E.B. White 19sweetiegherkin, November 10ignore
Voting: November/December/January 17sweetiegherkin, October 18ignore
February 2016: Janet Malcolm 3sparemethecensor, October 17ignore
January 2016: Agatha Christie 6sweetiegherkin, October 17ignore
June 2015: Truman Capote 50sweetiegherkin, October 16ignore
August 2015: Fannie Flagg 24sweetiegherkin, October 1ignore
Nominations: November/December/January 16sweetiegherkin, October 1ignore
September: Jennifer Weiner 19RaisingBrownGirls, September 16ignore
It's August 1JackieCarroll, August 4ignore
July 2015: Halldor Laxness 27sweetiegherkin, July 26ignore
March 2015: Alice Munro 32sweetiegherkin, July 18ignore
Voting: July/August/September 15sweetiegherkin, June 26ignore
May 2015: Angela Carter 34sweetiegherkin, June 20ignore
April 2015: Kate Atkinson 29sweetiegherkin, June 7ignore
Nominations: July/August/Sept 9sweetiegherkin, June 6ignore
Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" - Spoilers allowed! 4sweetiegherkin, May 25ignore
Run-off voting: May/June 2015 10sweetiegherkin, April 18ignore
Voting: April/May/June 2015 9sweetiegherkin, March 21ignore
Nominatons: April/May/June 2015 17sweetiegherkin, March 9ignore
February 2015: Virginia Woolf 40sweetiegherkin, March 1ignore
Voting: March 2015 10sweetiegherkin, February 21ignore
January 2015: Louise Erdrich 23sweetiegherkin, February 15ignore
Nominations: March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, February 7ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, January 1ignore
December 2014: Jack London 9otterstamp, December 2014ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2015 18sweetiegherkin, December 2014ignore
November 2014: Dashiell Hammett 16sweetiegherkin, December 2014ignore
September 2014: Willa Cather 35aliciamay, November 2014ignore
November 2013: Kurt Vonnegut 80sweetiegherkin, November 2014ignore
October 2014: Eudora Welty 20LucindaLibri, October 2014ignore
Voting: Sept-Dec 2014 10.Monkey., October 2014ignore
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul 25sweetiegherkin, September 2014ignore
June 2014: W. Somerset Maugham 27edwinbcn, August 2014ignore
Nominations: Sept-Dec 2014 18.Monkey., August 2014ignore
January 2014: Cormac McCarthy 78elisa.saphier, May 2014ignore
February 2014: Raymond Chandler 28edwinbcn, May 2014ignore
April 2014: Fyodor Dostoevsky 35sparemethecensor, April 2014ignore
March 2014: Vladimir Nabokov 41March-Hare, April 2014ignore
December 2013: Haruki Murakami 63pgmcc, March 2014ignore
Voting: Apr/May/Jun 2014 10.Monkey., March 2014ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16.Monkey., March 2014ignore
Nominations: Apr/May/Jun 2014 16.Monkey., March 2014ignore
September 2013: Iain M. Banks 33pgmcc, January 2014ignore
May 2013: Margaret Atwood 67sweetiegherkin, January 2014ignore
February 2013: Graham Greene 45.Monkey., December 2013ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16.Monkey., December 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 2 - Thomas Hardy 17sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
Voting: Nov/Dec 2013 16sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
October 2013: Samuel Beckett 19.Monkey., October 2013ignore
Nominations: Nov/Dec 2013 10sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
August 2013: Joyce Carol Oates 23sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
June 2013: Paul Auster 35sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
July 2013: J.M. Coetzee 18.Monkey., August 2013ignore
MESSAGE BOARD 9.Monkey., August 2013ignore
Voting: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 16.Monkey., July 2013ignore
Nominations: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 13.Monkey., July 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 1 - Philip Roth 13.Monkey., May 2013ignore
April 2013: Walter Scott 15chrisharpe, May 2013ignore
Voting: May/Jun/Jul 2013 10.Monkey., April 2013ignore
March 2013: Aldous Huxley 33.Monkey., March 2013ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 2 6.Monkey., March 2013ignore
Nominations: May/Jun/Jul 2013 12aliciamay, March 2013ignore
January 2013: Michael Ondaatje 37sweetiegherkin, February 2013ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2013 17.Monkey., January 2013ignore
Voting: 2013 - Quarter 1 11.Monkey., January 2013ignore
December 2012: Ray Bradbury 28katrinasreads, December 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2012 29.Monkey., December 2012ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 1 9.Monkey., December 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- December 2012 3.Monkey., December 2012ignore
Voting - December 2012 Author 28.Monkey., November 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- November 2012 15edwinbcn, November 2012ignore
December Nominations 13.Monkey., November 2012ignore
Themes discussion! 16.Monkey., November 2012ignore
New leadership ;) 15katrinasreads, November 2012ignore
Is this group still active? 25Polaris-, November 2012ignore
May 2012: Virginia Woolf 6edwinbcn, August 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 2: Beryl Bainbridge 3Polaris-, May 2012ignore
April 2012: C. S. Lewis 11edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
Nominations - April - June 2012 17edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 1: Beryl Bainbridge 1edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
Voting thread - Quarter 2: April - June 2012 8edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
Voting thread - April - June 2012 16edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
March 2012: John Steinbeck 14edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
Hello-sorry to have missed... 5Constantinopolitan, March 2012ignore
January 2012: Georgette Heyer 14monanikhil, March 2012ignore
December 2011: Rumer Godden 44kdcdavis, February 2012ignore
February 2012: Molly Keane 10kdcdavis, February 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 1: Charles Dickens 27bucketyell, February 2012ignore
Nevil Shute for June 2012 2AnnieMod, February 2012ignore
Voting Thread - Jan, Feb, March 2012 62AnnieMod, February 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan, Feb and March 2012 24AnnieMod, January 2012ignore
November 2011: Kate Grenville 20amandameale, December 2011ignore
Voting for December 2011 41AnnieMod, November 2011ignore
Nominations for November and December 2011 26EBT1002, November 2011ignore
October 2011: Nadine Gordimer 11bell7, October 2011ignore
Voting for November 2011 11AnnieMod, October 2011ignore
Voting for October 2011 9rainpebble, October 2011ignore

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