Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Top 10 authors we'd love to meet

Question: Top 10 Authors we’d love to meet

Answer: Not quite sure there are any authors we’d actually DIE to meet, but we’d be willing to negotiate a small appendage to have lunch with any of the below names.  Sorry for the utter lack of commentary this week, but we couldn’t think of 10 creative ways to say we really, really, really want to meet each author.  

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings) 
  2. J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter series, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Quidditch Through the Ages) 
  3. Jane Austin (Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Northanger Abbey)
  4. Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)
  5. Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Bleak House, A Christmas Carol)
  6. C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity)
  7. Stephen King (Bag of Bones, The Langoliers, The Green Mile, The Regulators)
  8. Dodie Smith – (I Capture the Castle, The Hundred and One Dalmatians)
  9. Jaspier Fforde – (The Thursday Next series)
  10. Margaret Mitchell (Gone with the Wind)

Have a great week and head on over to The Broke and the Bookish to join the fun!


  1. Stephen King pretty much made it to the very top of my list... I just love him too damn much! I really love basically all your choices, except, you know, Dickens... damn Dickens...

  2. Yikes! I can't believe I forgot about Charles Dickens and C.S. Lewis! Thanks for reminding me!!!

  3. Terrific list. We have several authors in common:

    I also included Dickens and Jane Austen and Jasper Fforde. :)

    I had to go to 11, to include Fforde though.

  4. I would love to meet Jane Austen and J.K.Rowling as well. Stephan King too, but I would not die for.
    I also would like to meet a Portuguese author called Eça de Queirós that I really like.

  5. Harper Lee is one of those I couldn't believe I missed!

  6. Jasper Fforde -- boo yah! He's first on my list. I'm seeing Jane Austen on just about everyone's list, which isn't surprising. :p

  7. Awww! I forgot Dickens!

    9/10 in my list are dead poets/authors!

    Here is my Top Ten post!

  8. Good list. I would want Dickens to read to me from his books in the voices he imagined for the characters. I also imagine that Stephen King has a lot to say in general.

    Come visit me at The Scarlet Letter.

  9. I have several authors in common with you. I left off Dickens because I actually haven't read much of his stuff.

  10. I'm pretty much with you on all these names, but I have to add Margaret Atwood. Love her stuff!