Who's Your Favorite Author?

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  1. Optimus1986

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    Michael Crichton died a few months ago, and the other day I was contemplating the fantastic books he had written over the course of twenty plus years: Jurassic Park, Congo, Rising Sun, etc. The guy was my hero. Jurassic is by far my favorite.

    Who's your favorite author? Favorite book they've written?
     
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    Terry Pratchett.
     
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    Pratchett is awesome.

    I can't decide on a single favorite author. Got Alan Moore, Thomas Pynchon, Harlan Ellison and H.P. Lovecraft on my list.
     
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    I've been getting into The Cat Who...series by Lillian Jackson Braun.
     
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    Phillip Pullman. Golden Compass, Subtle Knife, and Amber Spyglass FTW!
     
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    Lovecraft is an awesome read, any of it. I also like Orson Scott Card's Treason and Enders Game, Terry Brooks series Kingdom For Sale... and the early Shennara books, Douglas Adams The Hitchiker's Guide books rank highly as well.
     
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    Salman Rushdie. Kahlil Gibran. Lovecraft. And RL Stine.
     
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    Stephenie Meyer.
     
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    I still quite like my old Willard Price 'Adventure' books. First proper books I ever read. Poor things are over twenty-five years old now so I daren't try reading them again in case they disintegrate. Must track down newer copies.
    I don't really have a favourite author from these days though. I'm not much of a loyal customer to any particular author.
     
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    You jest, but she's making millions. She must be doing something right.
     
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    Crichton definitely, though robert jordan is pretty decent I think
     
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    King is KING! Also Grisham.
     
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    I have been reading the Cat Who series for a couple of years and they are great books.
     
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