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Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.

Features book reviews and news, reading lists, and author and publisher information.

Reading list for university study, with synopses, background and selected texts for works covered.

The digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine. Reviews of the latest books and electronic media.

Provides study guides, literature profiles, metaphor and theme analysis, and author biographies for classic and contemporary works.

The literary pages of the Scotland daily; features reviews and author profiles. UK.

"A companion web site to C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series . . . ." Includes an extensive online archive (dating from 1989 up to the present) of author interviews in text-transcript form, with many excerpts also available in audio and/or video (RealPlayer format).

Audio interviews with authors of new and current fiction and non-fiction.

Official web pages for several published authors of genre fiction including romance, mystery, and western. Includes writing contests and newsletter.

Includes news, events, and bibliographies.

Authors freely post biographies, works, news, events and articles for readers to discover and read.

A "graphically enriched virtual library with multi-page sites dedicated to various writers and thinkers. Bibliographies and biographies included."

This site features audio clips of authors describing and introducing their books in their own words.

Discover an author by selecting from a genre specific database of photographs.

Site has bibliographies of many authors, with updated bestsellers lists, and reviews.

Visits to homes and haunts of Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, the Brontë sisters and others.

Multi-language site providing details of publications as well as summaries, tables of contents, forewords, introduction, sample chapters, read or submit reviews, as well as purchase details.

Writer, critic and poet. The site contains a biography, bibliography, some poetry, extensive details of collections and access to a newsletter.

Poet, author and educator with a biography and details of her publications in business, finance and literary studies.

Official home page of author with details of works, biography and contact information. Writer of nonfiction and poetry.

An author of books focussed on the outdoors. Details of publications, events and biography are provided.

New Jersey author's web site includes biographical information, photos, an interview, and information on her titles.

Grecian rhetoric in rhyme. Book excerpts include a recently published 400 page narrative poem on the current world situation. Site shared with graphic artist Ruby Lee.

Writer of inspirational travel stories. Biography, excerpts, and photos.

West Virginia fiction author. Reviews, articles, appearances and profile.

Novelist; with a biography, media reviews and interviews.

Author, columnist and poet; with a blog, news, biography and bibliography.

Details on the Nobel e-Museum of the 1961 Nobel laureate in literature. Speeches, biographical details and documentary and other information provided.

Dedicated to the life and work of the author, includes biographical and bibliographical material, as well as critical appreciations and reader-contributed articles on Abbey's writing, and related trivia and minutae of interest to hard-core enthusiasts.

A Mexican writer comes to terms with the ghost of Edward Abbey.