Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors

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What author haven’t you read because you don’t know where to start?

There are so many fantastic authors and great books out there that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin. Start Here solves that problem; it tells you how to read your way into 25 amazing authors from a wide range of genres–from classics to contemporary fiction to comics.

Each chapter presents an author, explains why you might want to try them, and lays out a 3- or 4-book reading sequence designed to help you experience fully what they have to offer. It’s a fun, accessible, and informative way to enrich your reading life.

A wide array of writers, critics, and bloggers offer their expertise and passion for these authors to help you get started reading authors you’ve always wanted to try.

Includes chapters by Erin Morgenstern (The Night Circus) on Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill (Heart-Shaped Box) on Bernard Malamud, Linda Fairstein (The Alexandra Cooper Series) on Edgar Allan Poe, and Kevin Smokler (Practical Classics) on Sherman Alexie.

Also includes chapters on reading your way Into:

Margaret Atwood
Jane Austen
Ray Bradbury
Italo Calvino
Philip K Dick
Charles Dickens
E.M. Forster
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Ernest Hemingway
Zora Neale Hurston
John Irving
Stephen King
Cormac McCarthy
Herman Melville
Arthur Miller
Alice Munro
Haruki Murakami
Richard Russo
Zadie Smith
David Foster Wallace
Colson Whitehead