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message 1: by Albert (new)

Albert Fraser | 2 comments Fixed it for ya, it should show up on your page now!


message 2: by John (new)

John Howard | 2 comments I have stories in 2 anthologies which are being linked to the former Prime Minister of Australia's page due to the lack of my middle initial appearing in the author credits:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Also, I inadvertently added an erroneous copy of the latter book to my author page. How do I delete this? Or does it need to be merged with the correct book?

Thanks!

John H. Howard


message 3: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13730 comments #4 I moved both books to your profile and merged the erroneous edition with the correct one, also moved the ISBN-13 there.
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 4: by Warren (new)

Warren Dean | 11 comments I have a book called "Reflections on the Brazilian Counter-revolution" listed on my author page because one of its co-authors has the same name as me. I have been unable to remove it from my page. Can anyone help?

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 5: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments #6: Book moved to another profile.


message 6: by John (new)

John Howard | 2 comments Thanks, Lethe!


message 7: by Warren (new)

Warren Dean | 11 comments Much appreciated, Abcdarian.


message 8: by Jessica (new)

Jessica White | 2 comments The Kindle Edition of my book is attributed to another author with the same name.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Also will I be able to combine the kindle with the paperback?


message 9: by free (new)

free (frdn) | 5188 comments #10 done...


message 10: by Anita (last edited May 01, 2015 10:57PM) (new)

Anita Cox (authoranitacox) | 4 comments After contacting Amazon, they removed these books where the author used my name. I am a librarian and tried to do this myself, but was unable as an error message popped up. Please help me remove my name from these books - I HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THEM AND MY NAME WAS USED WITHOUT MY KNOWLEDGE. What's Yours Is Mine What's Yours Is Mine 2 For The Lover In You


message 11: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments #12: Books moved to another author profile.


message 12: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Rhodes | 3 comments I just joined the author program and none of the books listed on my profile at this time are mine. Additionally, the one book I have written isn't on my profile.

This is the only book I've written so far: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

These are the books credited to me that shouldn't be:
Dressed to Kill: Death and Meaning in Zaya's Desenganos
The Unrecognized Precursors Of Montemayor's Diana
Sun 'N Sand: Menus, Recipes: A Sun Lover's Collection Of Citrus 'N Seafood
He Touched Me
he touched ME
Dressed to Kill: Death and Meaning in Zaya's Desengaños

There may be others listed, but Jasper should be the only book credited to me.


message 13: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments Just wondering why you claimed that particular author profile and not the one attached to your book: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 14: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Rhodes | 3 comments I did claim that profile, and specifically stated which books were mine and not mine. Something got lost in translation, I guess.


message 15: by Lory (new)

Lory Widmer Hess | 4 comments The wrong Michael Newton is listed as author on this title: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 16: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments #17 fixed


message 17: by Lory (new)

Lory Widmer Hess | 4 comments Thank you, although I'm not sure ALL of those books are correctly attributed to him (the monster books?). Looks like this name needs some sorting out.


message 18: by Abcdarian (last edited May 04, 2015 08:17AM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments I moved the book away from the Michael Newton who did not write it. The profile it is currently on doesn't belong to a particular author; it has various people with the same name. If you know anything about the author of the Victorian Fairy Tales & what else is actually his, we can separate him out.


message 19: by Lory (new)

Lory Widmer Hess | 4 comments Here's his author info from Oxford University Press:
http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/97...


message 20: by Abcdarian (last edited May 04, 2015 08:53AM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments Thanks! I'll make a new author profile.

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 21: by Lory (new)

Lory Widmer Hess | 4 comments Excellent, thanks!


message 22: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Rhodes | 3 comments Would it be bad form to ask about the status of my issue? Or if there's anything I can do to remedy this situation?


message 23: by Abcdarian (last edited May 04, 2015 12:15PM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments Sorry Elizabeth, I was hoping a super would take a look after the weekend.

I can move all those books away & your book back, but you will have the default profile for everyone else's books to land on when they are auto imported. We'll do that for now; you may want to have it changed later, which is something a regular librarian can't do.

Edit: Done. Thank you for your patience!


message 25: by free (new)

free (frdn) | 5188 comments #24 done...


message 26: by Peter (new)

Peter Murphy (peter_murphy) | 5 comments Great, thanks.


message 27: by Chris (new)

Chris Bent (chrisbent) | 4 comments There is a book that I am not the author of showing up in my author profile. It is the book at this link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Can you remove it from the list of books I have authored or tell me how to do that?

Thanks!


message 28: by Melaslithos (new)

Melaslithos | 1356 comments #27 Done


message 29: by Chris (new)

Chris Bent (chrisbent) | 4 comments Melaslithos wrote: "#27 Done"
Thank you so much!
Chris


message 30: by Hákon (last edited May 16, 2015 04:15AM) (new)

Hákon Gunnarsson | 312 comments I'm pretty sure this book here:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
should be under this author:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
Fred Emerson Brooks 1850-1923.
Dan Sweeney was the illustrator, Jo Anderson, his print shop was the publisher / printer as can be seen in the online version here:
https://archive.org/details/medogmedo...
Could someone take a look at this for me?
Thanks in advance.


message 31: by Abcdarian (last edited May 16, 2015 04:38AM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments #30: Edited: Finally found the mention of Fred Emerson Brooks as the poet; it was obscure! Will make the changes.


message 32: by Hákon (new)

Hákon Gunnarsson | 312 comments Yes, it does on page seven,

The Poet — Fred Emerson Brooks.
The Artist — Dan Sweeney, Sacramento boy


message 33: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments I missed your second post & found that eventually myself. It's weird that all the credit is going to the printer, copyright holder, postscript, etc.


message 34: by Hákon (new)

Hákon Gunnarsson | 312 comments Abcdarian wrote: "I missed your second post & found that eventually myself. It's weird that all the credit is going to the printer, copyright holder, postscript, etc."

Yes, it is weird. It could be that it was some sort of promotional book for his printer shop, or something like that.


message 35: by Marc (new)

Marc | 1 comments This book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... is linked to incorrect James Maxwell. The real author is James Clerk Maxwell.


message 36: by Philip (new)

Philip (burnnerman) | 5913 comments #35 - Done


message 37: by David (last edited May 21, 2015 10:49AM) (new)

David (davidclowe) | 34 comments This book has been attributed to me but I didn't write it. It has been listed as part of the works done by Charles Lowe which is a name that I write under but all of my stories also have my name as part of the listed authors

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

It was written by someone with the same name.


message 38: by Abcdarian (last edited May 21, 2015 10:58AM) (new)

Abcdarian | 19392 comments #37: Book moved.


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