I have selected the writers whose works I have totally enjoyed. To make my list, the writer will have written several books that I have read. Also, I would pick up and read any work that these writers have published, without knowing anything about the work in advance.
Best Science Fiction writer around today. You can read my review of Calculating God and Mindscan to get an idea. I have been lucky to personally correspond with him and he has commented on one of my reviews.
"Who is John Gault?" is one of my favorite opening lines in her great work Atlas Shrugged. The architecture lessons of The Fountainhead were great. All her works have an anti-socialst theme and ask the question "what's wrong with working hard to be monetarily rewarded?"
The Harry Bosch novels are the best detective novels around. Now we also have Mickey Haller and Jack McEvoy to add legal thrillers and crime busting reporter novels to the mix. Connelly has a talent to creating great lead characters and in blending some of those characters together in some of his more recent novels.
I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books. Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind. It … more