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Monthly Author Reads

This is a group where we will highlight one author a month (decided by group-vote). During that month, read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by them!

Current author: Vladimir Nabokov

Upcoming Authors:
April: Fyodor Dostoevsky
May: V. S. Naipaul
June: W. Somerset Maugham

Find previously read authors on the group wiki, check there before nominating!

Right now in the group:
March discussion: Vladimir Nabokov

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: 225 members

Recent members: maslme, lewbs, Coltime, dawnmk, mrsammr, Erratic_Charmer, TBergen, WillSato, lornah02, aliena0811, Oandthegang, sbowenk, JDHomrighausen, stephenis, BookishMatters, edwinbcn, Bookmarque, missizicks, dancetoanything, streamsong, topperarnold, punkypower, JennieKillough, MsMirabile, AuthorBernardB, pgmcc, papercat, PiyushC, elegie, lindapanzo

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June 2014: W. Somerset Maugham 11bolder, Sunday 1:14amignore
April 2014: Fyodor Dostoevsky 34sparemethecensor, Saturday 2:18pmignore
March 2014: Vladimir Nabokov 41March-Hare, April 5ignore
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul 9aliciamay, March 17ignore
December 2013: Haruki Murakami 63pgmcc, March 16ignore
Voting: Apr/May/Jun 2014 10PolymathicMonkey, March 11ignore
February 2014: Raymond Chandler 27sweetiegherkin, March 9ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, March 6ignore
Nominations: Apr/May/Jun 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, March 1ignore
November 2013: Kurt Vonnegut 79sweetiegherkin, February 23ignore
January 2014: Cormac McCarthy 72PolymathicMonkey, February 16ignore
September 2013: Iain M. Banks 33pgmcc, January 25ignore
May 2013: Margaret Atwood 67sweetiegherkin, January 18ignore
February 2013: Graham Greene 45PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 2 - Thomas Hardy 17sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
Voting: Nov/Dec 2013 16sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
October 2013: Samuel Beckett 19PolymathicMonkey, 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 18PolymathicMonkey, August 2013ignore
MESSAGE BOARD 9PolymathicMonkey, August 2013ignore
Voting: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 16PolymathicMonkey, July 2013ignore
Nominations: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 13PolymathicMonkey, July 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 1 - Philip Roth 13PolymathicMonkey, May 2013ignore
April 2013: Walter Scott 15chrisharpe, May 2013ignore
Voting: May/Jun/Jul 2013 10PolymathicMonkey, April 2013ignore
March 2013: Aldous Huxley 33PolymathicMonkey, March 2013ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 2 6PolymathicMonkey, March 2013ignore
Nominations: May/Jun/Jul 2013 12aliciamay, March 2013ignore
January 2013: Michael Ondaatje 37sweetiegherkin, February 2013ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2013 17PolymathicMonkey, January 2013ignore
Voting: 2013 - Quarter 1 11PolymathicMonkey, January 2013ignore
December 2012: Ray Bradbury 28katrinasreads, December 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2012 29PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 1 9PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- December 2012 3PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
Voting - December 2012 Author 28PolymathicMonkey, November 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- November 2012 15edwinbcn, November 2012ignore
December Nominations 13PolymathicMonkey, November 2012ignore
Themes discussion! 16PolymathicMonkey, 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... 5NigelPJ, 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
Nominations for October 2011 14AnnieMod, September 2011ignore
Monthly Author Read for September 29rainpebble, September 2011ignore
JULY: Reading A. S. Byatt 29Cariola, September 2011ignore
July author? 29Cariola, June 2011ignore
June: Reading Mary Elizabeth Braddon 31Soupdragon, June 2011ignore
April: Reading Anthony Trollope 11wookiebender, May 2011ignore
May Author? 3Leseratte2, April 2011ignore
March: Reading Jane Austen 56sweetiegherkin, March 2011ignore
March: Jane Austen Film Adaptations 7MarthaJeanne, March 2011ignore
February: Reading Winifred Holtby 8digifish_books, February 2011ignore
March and April nominations and voting 22Leseratte2, February 2011ignore
January 8rainpebble, January 2011ignore
September: Bronte: Wuthering Heights 8ayeshanicole, January 2011ignore
December: Thackeray : Vanity Fair 4rainpebble, January 2011ignore
November: Reading George Eliot 9LizzieD, November 2010ignore
newbie 6speciallisa, November 2010ignore
November and December nominations and voting 15bucketyell, October 2010ignore
October: Reading Rex Stout 7jonesli, October 2010ignore
September: Reading the Bronte sisters 18Porua, October 2010ignore
September: Bronte: the Tenant of Wildfell hall 8Nickelini, September 2010ignore
August: Reading Edith Wharton 31sibyx, September 2010ignore
September: Bronte: Villette 1Nickelini, September 2010ignore
September and October nominations and voting 20ncgraham, August 2010ignore
July: Reading Barbara Pym 43digifish_books, July 2010ignore
July and August nominations and voting 36wookiebender, June 2010ignore
March: Reading Elizabeth Bowen 22LizzieD, June 2010ignore
May: Reading Josephine Tey 31kiwiflowa, May 2010ignore
April: Reading Wilkie Collins 40hemlokgang, May 2010ignore
May and June nominations and voting 51Soupdragon, May 2010ignore
February: Reading Charles Dickens 36Nickelini, April 2010ignore
February: Dickens: David Copperfield 16LizzieD, March 2010ignore
March and April Nominations and Voting 33rainpebble, March 2010ignore
February: Dickens: Dombey and Son 5Eurydice, February 2010ignore
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