Feb 13, 2007

Review Index - Authors - A to Z



Nick Abdazis


Jessica Abel
La Perdida

Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Last Chance to See (with Mark Carwardine)
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (Mini-Review)

Richard Adams

Watership Down
Tales from Watership Down

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Purple Hibiscus
Half of a Yellow Sun

Joan Aiken
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Black Hearts in Battersea

Louisa May Alcott
Little Women

Lloyd Alexander
The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain

Rosie Alison

Isabel Allende
City of Beasts
My Invented Country

David Almond
Kit's Wilderness

David Almond & Dave McKean
The Savage

Julia Alvarez
In the Time of Butterflies
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

Laurie Halse Anderson

M.T. Anderson

Natalie Angier
The Canon

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Appollo and Lewis Trondheim
Bourbon Island 1730

Karen Armstrong:

A Short History of Myth

Elizabeth von Arnim
The Enchanted April
The Solitary Summer

Asbjornsen & Moe

Norwegian Folktales

Kate Atkinson



Mariama Bâ

Paolo Bacigalupi

James Baldwin
Giovanni's Room

Kat Banyard

Rosalind C. Barnett

Andrea Barrett
The Voyage of the Narwhal

T.A. Barron
The Lost Years of Merlin

Christopher Barzak

One for Sorrow
The Love We Share Without Knowing
"Born on the Edge of an Adjective"
Birds and Birthdays
Before and Afterlives

Lucy M. Boston
The Children of Green Knowe

John Bayley
Elegy for Iris

Peter S. Beagle
A Fine and Private Place
A Dance for Emilia

Elizabeth Bear
"Orm the Beautiful"

Alison Bechdel
Fun Home
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For
Are You My Mother?

Aaron Becker

Clare Bell
Ratha's Creature
Clan Ground

John Bellairs

The House with the Clock In its Walls
The Figure in the Shadows
The Letter, the Witch and the Ring

Alan Bennet
The Uncommon Reader

E.C. Bentley
Trent's Last Case

Louis de Bernières
Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Kate Bernheimer

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales (editor)
Brothers & Beasts (editor)
The Girl In the Castle Inside the Museum (with Nicoletta Ceccoli)

Paul Bibeau

Sundays With Vlad

Franny Billingsley
The Folk-Keeper

Anne Bishop

The Black Jewels Trilogy

Dreams Made Flesh

Alan Bishop

Jorge Luis Borges

Mark Bostridge (editor)

Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre

Geraldine Brooks
Year of Wonders

Anita Brookner
Hotel du Lac

Elizabeth Barrett Browning



Barbara Caine
Victorian Feminists

Patrick Califia

Truman Capote
In Cold Blood

John Carey

Stephen Chbosky
The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Anton Chekhov
Selected Short Stories

John Cheever
The Stories of John Cheever

C.J. Cherryh

G.K. Chesterton
Father Brown Stories

Tracy Chevalier
Falling Angels

Svetlana Chmakova

Kate Chopin

Agatha Christie
The Murder at the Vicarage

Susanna Clarke
The Ladies of Grace Adieu

William M. Clarke

Mark Cocker
Crow Country

Adolfo Coelho

Contos Populares Portugueses

Rachel Cohn
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (with David Levithan)
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List (with David Levithan)
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares (with David Levithan)
Walk Two Moons

Edmund Crispin
Love Lies Bleeding

Gillian Cross

John Crowley

Little, Big

Howard Cruse
Stuck Rubber Baby

Mitch Cullin

Michael Cunningham
The Hours

Jeremiah Curtin

Myths and Folk Tales of the Russians, Western Slavs and Magyars


Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois
Dark Alchemy (editors)

Roald Dahl
Going Solo
The Witches

Edwidge Danticat
Breath, Eyes, Memory

Dame Darcy

Ellen Datlow (editor)
Swan Sister: Fairy Tales Retold
The Green Man

Peter David

Charles de Lint

Waifs and Strays
The Onion Girl

Pamela Dean

Tam Lin

Anthony Del Col (with Conor McCreery and Andy Belanger)
Kill Shakespeare

E.M. Delafield
The Diary of a Provincial Lady
Thank Heaven Fasting

Frank Delaney

Samuel R. Delany
"High Weir"

Abby Denson

Joyce Dennys
Henrietta's War

Anita Desai
The Zigzag Way

Sarah Dessen

Barry Deutsch

Michael Dirda
Book by Book
Classics for Pleasure

Jenny Diski

Cory Doctorow
Little Brother
For the Win

Jennifer Donnelly
A Gathering Light

Frederick Douglass
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Carole Nelson Douglas

Roddy Doyle
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
"The Child"
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
Paula Spencer

Siobhan Dowd
Bog Child (mini-review)

Sharon M. Draper
Copper Sun

Carol Ann Duffy
The Princess' Blankets (with Catherine Hyde)

Chris Duffy (editor)

Helen Dunmore
Counting the Stars

Carola Dunn

Mark Dunn
Ella Minnow Pea

Lord Dunsany
The Kind of Elfland's Daughter


Jane Eagland

Shirin Ebadi
Iran Awakening

Barbara Ehrenreich
Dancing in the Streets

Will Eisner
A Contract with God

George Eliot

Anna Elliott
Twilight of Avalon

Harlan Ellison
"Strange Wine"
"All the Sounds of Fear"

Jeffrey Eugenides
The Marriage Plot

Sheridan le Fanu
Uncle Silas

Vanessa Faquharson
Sleeping Naked is Green

Penelope Farmer

Charlotte Sometimes

Raymond E. Feist
Faerie Tale

Ellen Feldman
The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank

Ruby Ferguson
Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary

Rachel Ferguson
The Brontës Went to Woolworths
Alas, Poor Lady

Jasper Fforde
The Eyre Affair

Cordelia Fine

Victoria Finlay
Buried Treasure

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Penelope Fitzgerald

E.M. Forster
Howards End
A Room With A View

Richard Fortey

Dian Fossey
Gorillas in the Mist

Ariana Franklin

Antonia Fraser
"Who's Been Sitting in my Car?"

Cornelia Funke

When Santa Fell to Earth

Neil Gaiman
American Gods
The Sandman: Dream Hunters
Odd and the Frost Giants
The Sandman: Endless Nights
Spawn: Angela
The Graveyard Book
Anansi Boys

Neil Gaiman & Gris Grimly
The Dangerous Alphabet

Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean

Signal to Noise
Black Orchid

Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer
Who Killed Amanda Palmer

Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves


Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess
Blueberry Girl

Nancy Garden

Alan Garner
The Owl Service

Elizabeth Gaskell
Tales of Mystery & the Macabre
North & South

Margaret George

Nicole Georges
Calling Dr Laura


George Gissing
The Odd Women

Brooke Gladstone

Morris Gleitzman

Kate De Goldi

William Goldman
The Princess Bride

Ben Goldacre
Bad Science

William Golding

Adam Gopnik

Theodora Goss
"Pip and the Fairies"

Emily Gravett

The Fault in Our Stars

Lavinia Greenslaw

Rumer Godden

Lizanne Henderson and Edward J. Cowan
Scottish Fairy Belief

Gilbert Hernandez
Heartbreak Soup
Human Diastrophism

Oscar Hijuelos
Dark Dude

Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box

Susan Hill
The Woman in Black

Henry Hitchings
The Secret Life of Words

Alice Hoffman
The Ice Queen
Green Angel
Practical Magic

E.T.A. Hoffmann

Tom Holland
The Vampyre


The Odyssey

Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler

The Monsters

bell hooks

The Morning Gift
A Song for Summer
The Secret of Platform 13

Henrik Ibsen

Jennifer Johnston
The Illusionist

Edward P. Jones
The Known World

Shane Jones

Salem's Lot

Rudyard Kipling

Puck of Pook's Hill
The Jungle Books

Derek Kirk Kim
The Eternal Smile

John Knowles
A Separate Peace

Joy Kogawa

Elizabeth Kostova

The Historian

Nicole Krauss
The History of Love

Ellen Kushner

Thomas the Rhymer

Mercedes Lackey
The Black Swan

Madeleine L'Engle
A Wrinkle in Time
On Mrs Whatsit

Rose Lerner
In For a Penny

Gaston Leroux
The Phantom of the Opera

Julius Lester

To Be a Slave

Day of Tears

Primo Levi

If This is a Man

David Levithan
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn)
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List (with Rachel Cohn)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green)
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares (With Rachel Cohn)

Gail Carson Levine

Ella Enchanted
The Fairy's Mistake

The Princess Test

Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

C.S. Lewis

The Silver Chair

Jill Liddington

Jeremy Love
Bayou Vol 1

Lois Lowry

Number the Stars
The Giver
Gathering Blue

Jason Lutes
Jar of Fools


George MacDonald

Sue Macy
Wheels of Change

Brenda Maddox
Rosalind Franklin - The Dark Lady of DNA

Michelle Magorian

Gregory Maguire

Margaret Mahy
The Haunting
The Changeover

Cathy Malaskian

Percy Gloom

Alberto Manguel

The Library at Night

Jeremy Marcer
Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs

John Marco

David L. Marcus
What it Takes to Pull me Through

Juliet Marillier

Daughter of the Forest

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera
Memories of my Melancholy Whores

John Masefield

Caddy's World

Robin McKinley


Clemence McLaren

Inside the Walls of Troy

Catriona McPherson

Linda Medley
Castle Waiting Vol I

Anne K. Mellor

Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters

Farah Mendlesohn


John Stuart Mill

Martin Millar
Thraxas (as Martin Scott)
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Curse of the Wolf Girl

Laura Miller
The Magician's Book

Lucasta Miller

Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

Margaret Mittelbach and Michael Crewdson
Carnivorous Nights

David Mitchell
Black Swan Green

Alistair Moffat

Alan Moore

L.M. Montgomery
The Taste of Sorrow

Kaoru Mori
Emma Vol 1-7

Michael Morpurgo
Private Peaceful (mini-review)

Jan Morris

Her Fearful Symmetry

Joseph Nigg

The Book of Dragons

Garth Nix
Across the Wall

Barbara Noble

Danica Novgorodoff
Slow Storm

Naomi Novik


Joyce Carol Oates
The Tattooed Girl

Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

Death Note v1
Death Note v2
Death Note v3

Bryan Lee O'Malley
Lost at Sea
Scott Pilgrim 1-5

Ben Okri

The Famished Road

Mary Oliver

C.J. Omololu

Julie Otsuka
When the Emperor was Divine

James A. Owen
Here, There be Dragons


Molly Panter-Downes
Good Evening, Mrs Craven

Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Edith Pattou

Philippa Pearce
Tom's Midnight Garden

Mary E. Pearson

Mal Peet

Victor Pelevin

The Helmet of Horror

Stephanie Perkins
Anna and the French Kiss (Lady Business)
Lola and the Boy Next Door

Ellis Peters

Elizabeth Peters
Crocodile in the Sandbank
The Curse of the Pharaoh

David Petersen

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

Susan Beth Pfeffer
Life As We Knew It

Liza Picard
Victorian London

Kate Pickett
The Spirit Level


Chris Priestley
Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror

Christopher Priest

Barbara Pym
Jane and Prudence



Mike Raichtt
The Stuff of Legend

Katherine Ramsland
Cemetery Stories

Alan Rattansi
Racism: A Very Short Introduction

Philip Reeve
Here Lies Arthur

Barbara Reynolds
Dorothy L. Sayers

Anne Rice

The Mummy

Ben Rice
Pobby and Dingan

Hans Rickheit
The Squirrel Machine (mini-review)

Caryl Rivers

Arundathi Roy
The God of Small Things

Juan Rulfo

Pedro Páramo

Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children

Cynthia Eagle Russett

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Diane Setterfield
The Thirteenth Tale

Dr. Seuss
The Lorax

Anne Sexton

William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Tempest

Rob Sheffield
Love is a Mix Tape

Mary Shelley


Clay Shirky
Here Comes Everybody

Elaine Showalter

David Small

Ali Smith
The Accidental
Girl Meets Boy

Dodie Smith
I Capture the Castle

Jeff Smith

Zadie Smith

On Beauty
White Teeth

Daria Snadowsky
Anatomy of a Boyfriend

Tom Spanbauer
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon

Muriel Spark

Elizabeth Speller

Art Spiegelman
The Complete Maus

Mark Spitz

Too Much Too Late

Nancy Springer
I am Morgan le Fay

Francis Spufford
The Child that Books Built

Stephanie Staal

J.S. Stassen
Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda

John Steinbeck

Robert Louis Stevenson
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Treasure Island

Tom Stoppard
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Peter Straub
lost boy lost girl
"Mr. Aickman's Air Riffle"

Noel Streatfeild
Ballet Shoes
Tea by the Nursery Fire

Bill Streever

Julie Summers

Kate Summerscale
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Jiyavu Sun and Guo Guo
The History of the West Wing

Madeleine Swan
A Curious History of Cats


Bryan Talbot
Alice in Sunderland
The Tale of One Bad Rat

Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot

Mariko Tamaki
Skim (mini-review)

Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo
Trese: Murder on Ballet Drive
Trese: Unreported Murders

Shaun Tan
The Arrival
The Red Tree

Donna Tartt
The Secret History

Maria Tatar

Yoshihiro Tatsumi

Sam Taylor
The Amnesiac

Josephine Tey
The Daughter of Time
The Franchise Affair

Emma Tennant

Doug TenNapel

Dylan Thomas
A Child's Christmas in Wales

Craig Thompson

Jill Thompson
Death: At Death's Door

J.R.R. Tolkien
The Children of Húrin

Su Tong

Claire Tomalin

J. Torres
Lola: A Ghost Story

P.L. Travers

Mary Poppins

Anthony Trollope

Laurence Watt-Evans
The Turtle Moves!

Jean Webster
Dear Enemy

Alan Weisman
The World Without Us

Eudora Welty

The Robber Bridegroom
The Optimist's Daughter

H.G. Wells
The Time Machine

Rebecca West
The Return of the Soldier

Scott Westerfeld
Parasite Positive

Megan Whalen Turner
The Queen's Thief series

Edith Wharton

Richard Wilkinson
The Spirit Level

Carl Wilson
Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste

Simon Winchester
The Surgeon of Crowthorne

Robert Winder

Terri Windling
The Wood Wife
Swan Sister: Fairy Tales Retold (editor)
The Green Man (editor)

Jacqueline Winspeaer
Maisie Dobbs

Jeanette Winterson

Sexing the Cherry

P.G. Wodehouse
My Man Jeeves

Douglas Wolk
Reading Comics

Mary Wollstonecraft

The Last Dragon (with Rebecca Guay)

Moira Young

Gary Younge


Sara Zarr

Carl Zimmer
Parasite Rex

Jack Zipes

Victorian Fairy Tales (editor)
The Brothers Grimm

Markus Zusak

The Book Thief