Authors and Books You Need to Read


Of course, I am recommending my own books. These are some of my best.

I also drew all of the pictures you will see in this post.

Authors and their books who made me who I am…

Terry Pratchett… any Discworld Novel and Good Omens (written with Niel Gaiman)

JRR TolkienThe Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Ernest Hemingway… The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls

Harper Lee… To Kill a Mockingbird

Mark Twain… The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Charles Dickens… David Copperfield, The Old Curiosity Shop, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities

Thomas Mann… The Magic Mountain

Thomas Hardy… The Return of the Native

William Faulkner… Light in August

Rudyard Kipling… The First Jungle Book

Robert Lewis Stevenson… Treasure Island

Authors you will love if you try them

Mitch Albom… The Magic Strings of Frankie Pesto, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Paulo Coelho,,, The Alchemist

Willa Cather… My Antonia

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince

Any books by these Science Fiction Authors;

  1. Theodore Sturgeon
  2. Ray Bradbury
  3. Arthur C. Clarke
  4. Frank Herbert
  5. Douglas Adams
  6. Michael Crichton

Any books by these Fantasy Authors

  1. C. S. Lewis
  2. David Eddings
  3. Michael Stackpole
  4. R. A. Salvatore

I have avoided including anything that I haven’t personally read yet. And I haven’t included anything by William Shakespeare, although you should read any play of his you have ever heard of.


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