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http://www.sparknotes.com/

Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.

http://www.bookspot.com/

Features book reviews and news, reading lists, and author and publisher information.

http://www.swisseduc.ch/

Reading list for university study, with synopses, background and selected texts for works covered.

http://www.booklistonline.com/

The digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine. Reviews of the latest books and electronic media.

http://www.novelguide.com/

Provides study guides, literature profiles, metaphor and theme analysis, and author biographies for classic and contemporary works.

http://www.scotsman.com/

The literary pages of the Scotland daily; features reviews and author profiles. UK.

http://www.booknotes.org/

"A companion web site to C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series . . . ." Includes an extensive online archive (dating from 1989 up to the present) of author interviews in text-transcript form, with many excerpts also available in audio and/or video (RealPlayer format).

http://eyeonbooks.com/

Audio interviews with authors of new and current fiction and non-fiction.

http://www.eclectics.com/

Official web pages for several published authors of genre fiction including romance, mystery, and western. Includes writing contests and newsletter.

http://www.authorsontheweb.com/

Includes news, events, and bibliographies.

http://www.authorsden.com/

Authors freely post biographies, works, news, events and articles for readers to discover and read.

http://www.studiocleo.com/

A "graphically enriched virtual library with multi-page sites dedicated to various writers and thinkers. Bibliographies and biographies included."

http://www.meettheauthor.com/

This site features audio clips of authors describing and introducing their books in their own words.

http://www.findmeanauthor.com/

Discover an author by selecting from a genre specific database of photographs.

http://www.bookwormslair.de/

Site has bibliographies of many authors, with updated bestsellers lists, and reviews.

http://www.terryballard.org/

Visits to homes and haunts of Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, the Brontë sisters and others.

http://www.ebusinessrevolution.com/

Multi-language site providing details of publications as well as summaries, tables of contents, forewords, introduction, sample chapters, read or submit reviews, as well as purchase details.

http://www.imagists.org/

Writer, critic and poet. The site contains a biography, bibliography, some poetry, extensive details of collections and access to a newsletter.

http://www.shantaacharya.com/

Poet, author and educator with a biography and details of her publications in business, finance and literary studies.

http://dianeackerman.com/

Official home page of author with details of works, biography and contact information. Writer of nonfiction and poetry.

http://www.habitualhiker.com/

An author of books focussed on the outdoors. Details of publications, events and biography are provided.

http://www.lillianafricano.com/

New Jersey author's web site includes biographical information, photos, an interview, and information on her titles.

http://www.skycloudmountain.com/

Grecian rhetoric in rhyme. Book excerpts include a recently published 400 page narrative poem on the current world situation. Site shared with graphic artist Ruby Lee.

http://www.niemaash.com/

Writer of inspirational travel stories. Biography, excerpts, and photos.

http://www.belindaanderson.com/

West Virginia fiction author. Reviews, articles, appearances and profile.

http://www.brianantoni.com/

Novelist; with a biography, media reviews and interviews.

http://www.markabley.com/

Author, columnist and poet; with a blog, news, biography and bibliography.

http://www.nobelprize.org/

Details on the Nobel e-Museum of the 1961 Nobel laureate in literature. Speeches, biographical details and documentary and other information provided.

http://www.abbeyweb.net/

Dedicated to the life and work of the author, includes biographical and bibliographical material, as well as critical appreciations and reader-contributed articles on Abbey's writing, and related trivia and minutae of interest to hard-core enthusiasts.

http://www.tucsonweekly.com/

A Mexican writer comes to terms with the ghost of Edward Abbey.