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message 1: by Katie (last edited Dec 15, 2016 07:24AM) (new)

Katie | 2362 comments New for 2017:

The Around the Year in 52 Books 2017 Author Map

In 2017, in addition to the Reading Map, we will also map authors as well. We will map where the authors of the books we read for the challenge were born, and their residence, if known. The map's primary layer will be for author birthplace. A secondary layer will be for the author's current residence (if living), where the book was written (if known), or any other location that is of importance to the author.

A few ground rules, similar to the Reading Map:

1. Only submit the books you've finished reading.
2. Try to be as specific as you can with your location information.
3. Around the Year Challenge books only, please.

There will be one birthplace map marker per author. The marker will include the book submitted. If you already see the author on the map, go ahead and submit your book anyway. You will be included as a submitter as well.


Link the book and author in the comments using the "add book/author" feature above the comment box. Don't forget to include the location so we know where to map it and specify whether it's a birthplace or residence. If you don't have all the birthplace and residence information for the author, that's okay. Submit what you do have.

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Birthplace: Limbe, Cameroon
Residence: New York City, New York

message 2: by Katie (last edited Nov 21, 2016 07:15PM) (new)

Katie | 2362 comments Reserved for Updates.

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Angela | 95 comments My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Birthplace: Portland, Maine
Residence: New York City, New York

message 4: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments Thanks Angela, the first locations have been added to the 2017 Authors Map!

message 5: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
Birthplace: unknown
Residence: Brooklyn, NY

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Amanda Galbavi | 33 comments Ditto on Elizabeth Strout, but for the book Olive Kitteridge.

Amy Schumer, for The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. Born in Manhattan, current residence NYC.

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Jennifer Maloney (desertrose0601) | 1 comments Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls
by Lauren Graham
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
Residence: Los Angeles, CA and Manhattan, NY

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°~Amy~° (amybooksit) | 3409 comments Doctor Who: Judgement of the Judoon by Colin Brake

Current Residence: Leicester, England

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Joy | 57 comments Assassin's Creed: Assassins #1 by Anthony Del Col
Birthplace: Porcupine, Ontario, Canada
Current Residence: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Pam (bluegrasspam) | 2824 comments Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Birthplace: Bellefonte, PA
Current Residence: Tallahassee, FL

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Jody (jodybell) | 3482 comments The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

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°~Amy~° (amybooksit) | 3409 comments A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Written in: Southsea, Portsmouth (Portsea Island), Hampshire, England

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Andrea (andreathg) | 20 comments A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Location: England

message 14: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Galbavi | 33 comments Charles Portis (read True Grit)
Born: El Dorado, AR
Residence: Little Rock, AR

J. Sheridan Le Fanu read (Carmilla)
Born & lived in: Dublin, Ireland

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°~Amy~° (amybooksit) | 3409 comments Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor, Vol. 1: After Life by Al Ewing, Rob Williams

Current Locations:

Al Ewing - York, UK
Rob Williams - Bristol, UK

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Rachel A. (abyssallibrarian) | 2883 comments Ellen Hopkins
Born: Long Beach, California
Residence: Northern Nevada

message 17: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments The map is updated through message 16.

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°~Amy~° (amybooksit) | 3409 comments Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Born: Michigan
Current Residence: Nashville, Tennesee

message 19: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments The map is updated through message 18.

message 20: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 110 comments The Help by Kathryn Stockett born in Jackson, Mississippi and moved to New York

message 21: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 110 comments Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons born and resided in London, England

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Ruth | 110 comments Death at La FeniceDonna Leon born Montclair, New Jersey resided in Venice, Italy (where this novel is set) and now in Switzerland

message 23: by Zaz (new)

Zaz | 2978 comments The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Current location: Ohio, US.

message 24: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 539 comments Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong
Born: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

message 25: by Jody (new)

Jody (jodybell) | 3482 comments Fairest by Marissa Meyer
Born/Resides: Tacoma, Washington, US

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J Austill | 661 comments The Martian by Andy Weir

Born: Davis, CA, USA
Current: Mountain View, CA, USA

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message 28: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments Map updated through message 27.

message 29: by Angela (new)

Angela | 95 comments All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina
Residence: Los Angeles, California

message 30: by Marina H (new)

Marina H | 1314 comments Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Birthtplace: Ghana
Residcence: Berkley. Califirnia

message 31: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 697 comments Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop
Birthplace: ?
Residence: upstate New York

The Fate of Ten by Pittacus Lore
Birthplace: Lorien

James Frey
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Residence: New York

Jobie Hughes
Birthplace: Renton, Washington
Residence: New Hampshire

message 32: by Samantha (new)

Samantha | 112 comments The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City
Residence: Manhattan, New York City

message 33: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2847 comments Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Born in Denver, Colorado
Lives in Los Angeles

message 34: by J (new)

J Austill | 661 comments The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Born: Torquay, Devon, England

Lived at (when book written): 5 Northwick Terrace in St. John's Wood, northwest London, England

message 35: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (jesbee) Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Birthplace: Statesville, North Carolina

Residence: Colorado (I can't find a specific city...)

message 36: by Charity (new)

Charity (faeryrebel78) | 552 comments When We Collided by Emery Lord

Birthplace: can't find anything but midwest

Residence: Cincinnati, OH

message 37: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 110 comments The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton, born and resides in London, UK

message 38: by Kathy (new)

Kathy | 2573 comments A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Residence: Williamsburg, Virginia

message 39: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) The Fixer by Bernard Malamud

Brooklyn, NY, USA

message 40: by Jody (new)

Jody (jodybell) | 3482 comments The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X.
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Residence: New York City, New York, USA.

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, USA.

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Jill | 640 comments Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Birthplace: Nesconset, Long Island, New York
Residence: Hanover, New Hampshire

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Nubia | 58 comments The Crown by Kiera Cass
Birthplace: South Carolina, USA
Residence: Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

message 43: by Pam (new)

Pam (bluegrasspam) | 2824 comments Any Day Now by Terry Bisson
Birthplace: Madisonville, KY

message 44: by Allison (new)

Allison | 22 comments Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Residence: Sydney, Australia

message 45: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 697 comments Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Birthplace: ?
Residence: Tacoma, Washington

message 46: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2847 comments The Girl Who Married the Moon: Tales from Native North America by Joseph Bruchac
Born in Saratoga Springs, NY
Lives in Greenfield Center, NY

message 47: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (effoff_imreading) | 26 comments The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
Born in Hampshire, UK
Lives in Minneapolis, MN

message 48: by J (last edited Jan 08, 2017 04:03PM) (new)

J Austill | 661 comments Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Born: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, UK
Lived: Kensington, London, England, UK

message 49: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments Lieke, for James Frey, is his residence New York City or New York State? My quick Google searching didn't bring up anything on his current residence.

message 50: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2362 comments The map is updated through message 41. More to come.

Good work Marina for getting us our first map location outside of North America & Europe.

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