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    Who are your favorite authors?

    My personal faves are, in no particular order:

    J.R.R Tolkien
    C.S. Lewis
    Edgar Allen Poe
    Dr. Suess
    A.C. Crispen
    Timothy Zahn
    Terry Brooks

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    Tolkein (LOTR, The Hobbit)
    C.S. Lewis (Chronicle of Narnia, The Pilgrim's Regress)
    Tad Williams (Memory, Sorrow and Thorn Trilogy; Otherland series)
    Arthur C. Clarke (Namely Childhood's End)
    A.C. Crispin (The Han Solo trilogy)
    Diane Duane (she wrote many Star Trek novels, including my favorites: The Romulan Way and Strangers From the Sky)
    "To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence… When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up." - C.S. Lewis

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    J.R.R Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)
    George Lucas (Star Wars)
    Dr. Suess (Cat in the Hat)

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    Terry Pratchett - the discworld series, the nome trilogy, the carpet people, strata.

    Harry Harrison - the stainless steel rat series

    Anne McCaffrey - the whole dragon series

    Douglas Adams - the hitch hikers guide to the galaxy, Dirk gently.

    A.A. Milne - Winnie the Pooh

    Raymond Briggs - Fungus the bogeyman, Father Christmas, When the wind blows.

    Frank Herbert - Dune

    Charles Dickens - everything

    Armistead Maupin - tales of the city

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    Mark Twain
    Timothy Zahn
    Kevin J. Anderson
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    J.K. Rowling
    William Least-Heat Moon
    e e cummings
    Dave Barry
    Judy Blume
    Jude Watson
    "That's what Sheev said."

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    Anne McCaffrey
    Timothy Zahn
    Kevin J. Anderson
    The one who wrote Ender's Game[can't recall at this time,but loved the book]
    Arthur C. Clarke
    "I have a bad feeling about this".

    "Just when I remembered what it was,I forgot where I put it."

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    Edgar Allen Poe
    Charles Dickens
    Stephen King
    Mark Twain
    Maya Angelou
    Mary Stewart (The Crystal Cave and other Merlin books)
    J.D. Salinger
    Michael Crichton (Congo, Jurassic Park)
    and who could forget, good ol' Bill Shakespeare
    Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis

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    ARG! I forgot Phillip Pullman! He is probably as high on my list as Tolkien! Also J.K. Rowling is an author I have tremendoes respect for and whose work I love. She was voted second best for TIME magazine person of the year (number one being George W. Bush. proof that TIME knows absolutly nothing)

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    A lot, but definitely including:

    Mark Twain
    Jonathan Swift
    Kurt Vonnegut
    Richard Brautigan
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Ray Bradbury
    Douglas Adams
    Terry Pratchett
    CS Lewis
    Stephen King
    Tom Robbins
    George Carlin
    Tim O'Brien
    John Irving
    Tommy, close your eyes.


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