Order of Qiu Xiaolong Books

Qiu Xiaolong is a Chinese author of crime thriller novels as well as a poet and translator. He writes the Inspector Chen series. Xiaolong came to the United States simply to write a book about poet T.S. Eliot, but was unable to return home due to political reasons. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri with […]

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Order of Joyce Carol Oates Books

Joyce Carol Oates is an American author, poet, playwright, essayist and editor. She is the author of the Gothic Saga. Oates has won the O. Henry Award (twice), the M.L. Rosenthal Award, National Book Award for Fiction, Brad Stock Award (twice), Chicago Tribute Literary Prize, Norman Mailer Lifetime Achievement Prize, Stone Award for Lifetime Literary […]

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Order of Edgar Allan Poe Books

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author and poet. He is best known for his mystery and horror tales and poems, as well as helping to create the genre of detective fiction as well as science fiction. Poe’s work was very macabre and often explored death, such as what happens to a body when […]

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Order of John Updike Books

John Updike (1932-2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer and essayist. He is perhaps best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom series, including the novels Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich and a novella entitled Rabbit Remembered. He began his career as a staff writer with The New Yorker and […]

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Order of G.K. Chesterton Books

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1885-1936) was an English author of mystery, fantasy, poetry and non-fiction. He is best known for his detective/priest character Father Brown. He is well known for his Christian and Catholic apologetics. He was born into the Church of England, but converted to Roman Catholicism when he was 48. Chesterton died of congestive […]

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