Name That Author

Name Those Authors!: The Answers from June 27, 2013

Welcome to Name That Author!, a literary trivia game. We start by giving you a requirement, and you name authors who fit that requirement. When there's a prize at stake, randomly selected participants who submit correct answers win.

murder mystery trioThis installment of Name Those Authors! is sponsored by a trio of murder mystery-ish reads.

The Diabolist by Layton Green—In this gripping thriller, the bizarre murder of a Satanic priest in San Francisco draws Dominic Grey and Viktor Radek, private investigators of cults, into a vortex of black magic, ancient heresies, and the dark corners of their own pasts.

The Corpse Reader by Antonia Garrido–Inspired by Song Cí, considered to be the founding father of CSI-style forensic science, this historical mystery set in 13th-century China draws readers into a multilayered, ingenious plot as disturbing as it is fascinating.

Fire Knife Dancing by John Enright: When Samoan detective Apelu Soifua finds himself accused of murder after uncovering a human-trafficking ring, his only shot at proving his innocence is to go AWOL from his job and wife until he can unearth the truth.

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In the latest round of Name Those Authors!, we asked you to name AUTHORS WHO DIDN’T GO TO COLLEGE. Here’s a collection of the correct responses!

George Orwell

William Gibson

H.G. Wells

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Charlotte & Emily Bronte

William Shakespeare

Charles Dickens

Gore Vidal

Agatha Christie

Louisa May Alcott

Doris Lessing

Jane Austen

Mark Twain

Ray Bradbury 

 

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