Contemporary Authors

Note: This service will no longer be available after September 30, 2018.

Meet the Authors Behind the Books

Discover everything there is to know about your favorite authors.

  • Get the facts of authors from the 1900s and 2000s.
  • Discover the behind-the-scenes gossip for your next book club.
  • Brush up on major themes, characters and plot devices before the big exam. 
  • Read the classics with a critical eye.
  • Find out about an author's influences and inspirations.
Peer into the lives of today's most influential authors.

What You Get

  • Author biographies
  • Critical reviews
  • Author bibliographies
  • Awards and honors
  • and more...

What You Need

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