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: Alice Walker

Upcoming Authors:
December: Charles Dickens
January/February/March: Nominations going on right now!

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: 283 members

Recent members: tess_schoolmarm, Madonnayac, rainpebble, PoliSci13, edwinbcn, compkat, johnsmith10a10, leigonj, hglotzbach, jen575, jasnguyen, mbecken, NancyNauSullivan, okeyeni, dieKatze, , kac522, Cinnamon_Heart, amit04in, rockinrhombus, IzzyStardust, DeSeRt.RoSe, Helenliz, MsLdnReads, gaylebutz, ccookie, tonyblair, Cora-R, Mootastic1, BookConcierge

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Nominations: January/February/March 2017 7Andrew_MC, Monday 11:47pmignore
December 2016: Charles Dickens 12sweetiegherkin, November 24ignore
January 2016: Agatha Christie 36Yells, November 22ignore
September: Franz Kafka 19sweetiegherkin, November 21ignore
November 2016: Alice Walker 11rainpebble, November 20ignore
August: The Bronte sisters 21.Monkey., November 19ignore
Voting: January/February/March 2017 1sweetiegherkin, November 18ignore
October 2016: H.G. Wells 26sweetiegherkin, October 16ignore
May 2016: Leo Tolstoy 32sweetiegherkin, October 16ignore
July: Lionel Shriver 66rainpebble, October 15ignore
June 2016: Chris Bohjalian 49rainpebble, October 15ignore
Voting: October/November/December 2016 14sweetiegherkin, September 12ignore
Nominations: October/November/December 2016 15sweetiegherkin, August 24ignore
Nominations: June/July/September 2016 21dieKatze, June 15ignore
Voting: June/July/August 16sweetiegherkin, May 22ignore
April 2016: Oliver Sacks 19sweetiegherkin, May 11ignore
March 2016: Ian McEwan 44sweetiegherkin, April 27ignore
February 2016: Janet Malcolm 14sparemethecensor, February 22ignore
Voting: March/April/May 2016 14sweetiegherkin, February 21ignore
Nominations: March/April/May 19sweetiegherkin, February 14ignore
November 2015: Peter Carey 33BookConcierge, February 12ignore
December 2015: Sherman Alexie 14sweetiegherkin, December 2015ignore
October 2015: E.B. White 19sweetiegherkin, November 2015ignore
Voting: November/December/January 17sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
June 2015: Truman Capote 50sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
August 2015: Fannie Flagg 24sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
Nominations: November/December/January 16sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
September: Jennifer Weiner 19RaisingBrownGirls, September 2015ignore
It's August 1JackieCarroll, August 2015ignore
July 2015: Halldor Laxness 27sweetiegherkin, July 2015ignore
March 2015: Alice Munro 32sweetiegherkin, July 2015ignore
Voting: July/August/September 15sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
May 2015: Angela Carter 34sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
April 2015: Kate Atkinson 29sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
Nominations: July/August/Sept 9sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" - Spoilers allowed! 4sweetiegherkin, May 2015ignore
Run-off voting: May/June 2015 10sweetiegherkin, April 2015ignore
Voting: April/May/June 2015 9sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
Nominatons: April/May/June 2015 17sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
February 2015: Virginia Woolf 40sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
Voting: March 2015 10sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
January 2015: Louise Erdrich 23sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
Nominations: March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, January 2015ignore
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

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