Name Those Authors!: The Answers from March 28, 2013

angelopolisThis round of Name Those Authors! is sponsored by Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni.

A New York Times bestseller and global sensation, Angelology unfurled a brilliant tapestry of myth and biblical lore on our present-day world and plunged two star-crossed heroes into an ancient battle against mankind’s greatest enemy: the fatally attractive angel-human hybrids known as the Nephilim. With Angelopolis, the conflict deepens into an inferno of danger and passion unbound.

A decade has passed since Verlaine saw Evangeline alight from the Brooklyn Bridge, the sight of her new wings a betrayal that haunts him still. Now an elite angel hunter for the Society of Angelology, he pursues his mission with single-minded devotion: to capture, imprison, and eliminate her kind.

But when Evangeline suddenly appears on a twilit Paris street, Verlaine finds her nature to be unlike any of the other creatures he so mercilessly pursues, casting him into a spiral of doubt and confusion that only grows when she is abducted before his eyes by a creature who has topped the society’s most-wanted list for more than a century. The ensuing chase drives Verlaine and his fellow angelologists from the shadows of the Eiffel Tower to the palaces of St. Petersburg and deep into the provinces of Siberia and the Black Sea coast, where the truth of Evangeline’s origins—as well as forces that could restore or annihilate them all—lie in wait.

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Last week, we asked you to name authors who worked in or owned bookstores, and OH BOY did you know a ton of them! There were way too many submissions to list them all here, so here’s a selection of correct answers.

Ann Patchett owns Parnassus Books in Nashville

George Orwell worked in a bookstore (and hated it)

Nora Roberts’ husband owns Turn the Page Books in Boonsboro, Maryland

Larry McMurtry owns Booked Up, Inc.

Louise Erdrich owns Birchbark Books

Garrison Keillor owns Common Good Books in Minnesota

Gregory Maguire

Jack Kerouac

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Shakespeare

Alice Munro

Stephen King

Diana Gabaldon

Patti Smith

Who else?

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