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Index: Authors

This is an index of posts that focus specifically on the authors listed (usually a review or a dedicated post). To save scrolling, click on the letter in the alphabet list to get to that letter in the index. To find other references to authors in this blog, please use the blog’s search function. Australian authors – defined broadly – are identified by their Last Name being in Upper Case

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Abuelaish, Izzeldin: I shall not hate
Adiga, Avarind: The sultan’s battery
Ahmad, Jamil: The wandering falcon
Amado, Jorge: Gabriela, clove and cinnamon
ANDERSON, Jessica:

Antunes, António Lobo: The natural order of things
APPLETON, Richard: Appo: Recollections of a member of the Sydney Push
Ariyoshi, Sawako: The doctor’s wife
ASH, Romy: The basin
ASTLEY, Thea:

Atta, Sefi: A bit of difference
Atwood, Margaret: The Penelopiad
Austen, Jane:

Austin, Mary: The scavengers

B
BAIL, Murray: The pages
Baker, Jo: Longbourn
Banville, John: The infinities
Barnes, Djuna: Come into the roof garden, Maud
Barnes, Julian:

Barnum, P.T.: P.T. Barnum in France
Barry, Kevin: Fjord of Killary
Barua, Jahnavi: Rebirth
BAYNTON, Barbara:

Beauvoir, Simone de: Memoirs of a dutiful daughter
Bennett, Alan:

BERGNER, Herz: Between sky and sea
Berthoud, Ella and Susan Elderkin: The novel cure: An A-Z of literary remedies
Biggar, Joanna: That Paris year
Blackman, Andrew: Nights on Fair Isle
BOBIS, Merlinda: Fish-hair woman
BOYD, Martin: A difficult young man
Brizendine, Louann: The female brain
BROOKS, Geraldine: Caleb’s crossing
Brown, William Wells: Madison Washington
BRUCE, Mary Grant: The early tales

C
CAMBRIDGE, Ada: Monday musings on Australian literature: Ada Cambridge
Camus, Albert: The plague (or, La peste)
CANNOLD, Leslie: The book of Rachael
CAREY, Peter:

Cather, Willa:

CATO, Nancy: All the rivers run. Bk 1, A River not yet tamed
Catton, Eleanor: The luminaries
CHAMBERS, Jeremy: The vintage and the gleaning
Chevalier, Tracy: Remarkable creatures
Chopin, Kate:

COETZEE, J.M.: Diary of a bad year
COLLINS, Courtney: The burial
Crace, Jim: Being dead
CROOME, Andrew:

CUSACK, Dymphna: A window in the dark

D
DARK, Eleanor: Juvenilia
DAVIS, Brooke: Lost & found
De KRETSER, Michelle: Questions of travel
DeLillo, Don: Midnight in Dostoevsky
DENNIS, C.J.: The many moods of Ginger Mick
Dickens, Charles: On travel
DISHER, Garry: Wyatt
DOWSE, Sara: Schemetime
Duncan, John M.: A Virginia barbecue
Dyer, Geoff: Jeff in Venice, death in Varanasi

E
Eaton, Edith Maude: Mrs Spring Fragrance
EDGAR, Suzanne: The love procession
Eliot, T.S.:

Eugenides, Jeffrey: Extreme solitude

F
FEATHERSTONE, Nigel:

Field, Edward: WWII
FLANNERY, Tim: After the future: Australia’s new extinction crisis (2012)
Fletcher, Beryl: Juno and Hannah (2013)
FLYNN, Chris: Tiger in Eden
Foer, Jonathan Safran: Everything is illuminated
Franzen, Jonathan: Freedom
FROST, Jennifer: Jane Austen’s sewing box
Frost, Robert: The question of a feather
FUNDER, Anna: Stasiland

G
GARNER, Helen:

Ghosh, Amitav: River of smoke (2011)
Gide, André: The immoralist (or, L’immoraliste)
Geddes-Brown, Leslie: Books do furnish a room
Godwin, Peter: When a crocodile eats the sun
GOLD, Irma:

GOLDENBERG, Howard: Carrots and Jaffas
GOLDSMITH, Andrea: The reunion
GOUCH, Gabrielle: Once, only the swallows were free
GOULD, Alan:

GRENVILLE, Kate: The lieutenant
Griffiths, Jay: A love letter from a stray moon

H
Hadley, Tessa: Friendly fire
HALLIGAN, Marion:

HANRAHAN, Barbara: The scent of eucalyptus
HARROWER, Elizabeth: The watch tower
HAWTHORNE, Susan: Limen
HEISS, Anita:

HOLDEN, Kate: The romantic: Italian nights and days
HOOPER, Chloe: The tall man
HORNUNG, Eva: Dog boy
HOWARD, Rod: A forger’s tale: The extraordinary story of Henry Savery, Australia’s first novelist
Hughes, Bettye Rice: A Negro tourist in Dixie
HUME, Fergus: The mystery of a hansom cab
HYLAND, M.J.:

I
Ishiguro, Kazuo: Nocturnes: Five stories of music and nightfall

J
JACKSON, Ginny: The still deceived
Jackson, Shirley: Charles
Jacobs, Harriet Ann: The lover
Jacobson, Howard: The Finkler question
JAIVIN, Linda: Found in translation: In praise of a plural world (2103)
James, Henry: Paste
James, P.D.: Death comes to Pemberley (2011)
James, William: On some mental effects of the earthquake
Jansen op de Haar, Arnold: King of Tuzla
Jennings, Karen: Finding Soutbek
JENNINGS, Kate:

JOHNSON, Susan: Life in seven mistakes
JOHNSTON, Dorothy:

JOLLEY, Elizabeth:

Jones, Lloyd: Hand me down world
JORDAN, Toni:

K
Kazan, Elia: Audience tomorrow: Preview in New Guinea
KENT, Hannah: Burial rites
Kertèsz, Imre: Fateless (or, Fatelessness)
Kipling, Rudyard: An interview with Mark Twain
Krauss, Nicole: The young painters
KRAUTH, Kirsten: just-a-girl
KRIEN, Anna:

KNEEN, Krissy: Steeplechase
KROUK, Nora: Warming the core of things

L
LANE, William: The workingman’s paradise
LANGLEY, Eve: The pea pickers
LEBKOWICZ, Lesley: The Petrov poems (2013)
LEANE, Jeanine: Purple threads
Lianke, Yan: Dream of Ding Village (2011)
London, Jack: War
LONDON, Joan: The good parents
LOVITT, Zane: The midnight promise
Luiselli, Valeria: Faces in the crowd
LUCASHENKO, Melissa:

M
McCall Smith, Alexander:

McCLELLAND, Matt: Best river and alpine walks around Mt Kosciuszko
McEwan, Ian: Solar
McKibben, Bill: Oil and honey (2013)
McNAMARA, Catherine:

MALOUF, David: Ransom
Mantel, Hilary:

Marani, Diego: The last of the Vostyachs
Marks, Kathy: Channelling Mannagarlenna
MEARS, Gillian: Foal’s bread (2011)
Meloy, Maile: Liliana
Mencken, HL: The nature of liberty
MENDELAWITZ, Margaret: Charles Dickens’ Australia: Selected essays from Household Words 1850-1859. Book 1, Convict stories
Menéndez, Ana: Celebrations of Thanksgiving: Cuban offerings
Mengestu, Dinaw: An honest exit
MEYER, Angela: The great unknown (editor)
MILLER, Alex: Lovesong
MILLIKEN, Sue: Selective memory: A life in film
Mitchell, David:

MOORHOUSE, Frank: Cold light (2012)
Mori, Toshio: Japanese Hamlet
Morton, J. Sterling: About trees
Muir, John: A wind storm in the forests
MUNKARA, Marie: Every secret thing
Munro, Alice: Dimension
Murakami, Haruki:

MURNANE, Gerald: The plains

N
Nathan, George Jean: Baiting the umpire
NIALL, Brenda: True north: The story of Mary and Elizabeth Durack
NOWRA, Louis: Into that forest

O
Oates, Joyce Carol: Beasts
Obama, Barack: Dreams from my father
O’Hagan, Andrew: The life and opinions of Maf the dog and of his friend Marilyn Monroe
O’REILLY, Paddy: The salesman
Orwell, George:

P
PAGE, Geoff: The scarring
PALMER, Vance: The future of Australian literature
Pamuk, Orhan: Snow
PARK, Ruth:

Patchett, Ann: The bookshop strikes back
PATERSON, A.B.: The man from Snowy River, and other verses
PERLMAN, Elliot: The street sweeper
Poe, Edgar Allan: Hop-Frog
PORTER, Dorothy:

PRICHARD, Katharine Susannah: The pioneers
PRYOR, Boori (Monty): Maybe tomorrow
PUNG, Alice: Her father’s daughter

R
RENDLE-SHORT, Francesca: Bite your tongue
ROBERTSON, Deborah: Sweet old world
ROSSITER, Richard (ed):

ROWLEY, Hazel: Franklin and Eleanor: An extraordinary marriage
Roy, Anuradha: The folded earth
Rushdie, Salman: The empress of Florence
RUSSELL, Roslyn: Maria returns: Barbados to Mansfield Park

S
SALA, Michael: The lost thread
SANDERS, Zora: Meanjin 1 (2013), The Canberra issue (ed.)
Sayrafiezadeh, Saïd: Appetite
SAVAGE, Angela: The dying beach
SCOTT, Kim: That deadman dance
SHIRM, Gretchen: Having cried wolf
Shriver, Lionel: So much for that
Shin, Kyung-Sook: Please look after mom
SILVEY, Craig: Jasper Jones
Simonson, Helen: Major Pettigrew’s last stand
SIMSION, Graeme: The Rosie project
ST JOHN, Madeleine: The women in black
STEAD, Christina: For love alone
Stegner, Wallace: Crossing to safety
STRINGER, Margaret Rose: And then like my dreams
Styron, William: Rat Beach
SWANN, Leah: Bearings

T
TAN, Shaun: Eric
TANSLEY, Tangea: A break in the chain: The early Kozminskys
TEMPLE, Peter: Truth
Terrell, Mary Church: What it means to be colored in the the capital of the United States
Thurber, James: The lady on the bookcase
TIFFANY, Carrie: Mateship with birds
Toer, Pramoedya Ananta: This earth of mankind
TOLTZ, Steve: A fraction of the whole
Trevor, William: The woman of the house
TRINCA, Helen: Madeleine: A life of Madeleine St John
TSIOLKAS, Christos:

U
Updike, John: The lovely troubled daughters of our old crowd

V
Vargas Llosa, Mario: The feast of the Goat
Verghese, Abraham: Cutting for stone
VON ARNIM, Elizabeth: Monday musings on Australian literature: Elizabeth von Arnim

W
Wallace, David Foster:

Walpole, Horace: The castle of Otranto
WARUNG, Price: Tales of the early days
Waters, Sarah: The little stranger
West, Nathanael: Business deal
Wharton, Edith: A journey
WHITE, Patrick: Happy Valley
WINCH, Tara June: Swallow the air
Winterson, Jeanette: Oranges are not the only fruit
WINTON, Tim: Breath
Woolf, Virginia: The mark on the wall
WRIGHT, Alexis: Carpentaria
WYLD, Evie: All the birds, singing

Y
Yoshimoto, Banana: The lake
YU, Ouyang: Diary of a naked official

Z
ZABLE, Arnold: Sea of many returns
Zinn, Howard: Finishing school for pickets
ZUSAK, Marcus: The book thief

10 Comments leave one →
  1. March 26, 2010 10:59 pm

    No Tolstoy? :(

    • March 26, 2010 11:20 pm

      Wah! No, not since I started to blog anyhow. I have yet to finish War and peace – always run out of time when I start it – but I have read and loved Anna Karenina.

  2. July 26, 2010 12:47 am

    Great list of books so far :) You need more Japanese fiction. And South American. Ever read Carlos Ruis Zafon?

    • July 26, 2010 9:43 am

      Thanks for the commendation! :-) We clearly do agree on quite a bit.

      I have read quite a bit of Japanese fiction – I’ve read books by, for example, Junichiro Tanizaki, Natuso Kirino, Yukio Mishima, Banana Yoshimoto, and Yusanari Kawabata but these were before I started blogging (which was just over a year ago). I have been tempted to write up Kirino here but am not sure I can do a good enough job on a book I read a little while ago. BUT I would like to read more and will gradually do so, so thanks for the encouragement. I need to read more European and South American fiction too. I have read Shadow of the wind – liked it but not enough to say he’s a must read for me ahead of others I want to read. I gather you like him?

  3. March 22, 2011 3:47 am

    Gummie: Have you read any Aussie Napoleon Bonaparte mysteries by Arthur Upfield?

  4. March 22, 2011 12:44 pm

    No I was wondering if they are any good.

    • March 22, 2011 2:40 pm

      Sorry but I can’t answer that. I suspect they’d be a bit dated now but I really don’t know. They were popular in the 60s and 70s I think but I as I recollect they weren’t really read in our house. However, they may be worth checking out for the era – 30s-50s? – they portray?

  5. June 12, 2013 12:46 am

    Where’s Max Barry? And here I am to tell you that I’m reading his latest.

    • June 12, 2013 8:34 am

      Cheeky, Guy! … Interestingly, he’s just been mentioned in Angela Meyer’s Literary Minded blog … She reckons he’s not as angst-ridden as most writers.

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