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message 1: by Louise (new)

Louise | 280 comments Ok, this is weird I know, but I was arranging some of my books alphabetically, and I have very very few books by authors who's last name begin with an I (it looks bad on the shelves!!:-)
Can you recommend me some (good ones!) ?


message 2: by Ellie (new)

Ellie (EllieArcher) Eugene Ionesco is outstanding (playwright), especially his Rhinoceros
Gary Indiana has some interesting work
Susan Issacs has written some enjoyable mysteries


message 3: by Afsana (last edited Apr 08, 2011 04:59PM) (new)

Afsana (afsanaz) | 154 comments go to fantasticfiction.com

and under I they will tell you authors names and can see books


message 4: by Ellie (new)

Ellie (EllieArcher) I was also thinking of suggesting Project Gutenberg.


message 5: by Louise (new)

Louise | 280 comments Thanks ;-)


message 6: by Ellie (new)

Ellie (EllieArcher) I thought of another one-I'm just beginning to read Arnaldur Indriðason, a Scandinavian mystery writer, very highly rated. I've just started Silence of the Grave & am liking it very much so far.


message 7: by Sonya (new)

Sonya madden | 402 comments ian risan, i think, swedish writer. don't know if u meant first or last names.


message 8: by Sonya (new)

Sonya madden | 402 comments ian RANKIN. (Det. Rebus series.)


message 9: by Ellie (new)

Ellie (EllieArcher) Oh and again if theater is included then of course the playwright Ibsen Henrik 1828-1906,


message 10: by Mark (new)

Mark Burns (TheFailedPhilosopher) I just looked at my own shelves now and the only I's are in the philosophy section... Peter Van Inwagen for one


message 11: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah (bekalynn) John Irving!


message 12: by Louise (last edited Apr 10, 2011 02:06AM) (new)

Louise | 280 comments I have like 7 books, where the auhor's last name starts with an I - out of around 1700 books!
Eva Ibbotson
Kim Ingholt
Susan Isaacs
Christopher Isherwood
and Kazuo Ishiguro
Must be a rare "last name first letter" in both English/American and Danish....


message 13: by Hannah (new)

Hannah (hannah_337) | 19 comments Only have one book. Francis Itani, Deafening. A vey good and absobing read.


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Rhinocéros (other topics)
Silence of the Grave (other topics)
The Road to Mars: A Post-Modem Novel (other topics)
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Susan Issacs (other topics)
Eugène Ionesco (other topics)
Gary Indiana (other topics)
Arnaldur Indriðason (other topics)
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