Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

  • Volume 271
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  • ISBN-10: 1573023671
  • ISBN-13: 9781573023672
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2014, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries.

Features and Benefits

  • All entries in this volume are fully revised and updated (See Table of Contents for listing).
  • The Gale Literary Index, which can be accessed online at, contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

What's New

  • Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, adaptations, biographical and critical sources, and informative essays about authors' lives and works.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1573023493 | ISBN-13: 9781573023498

Table of Contents

Abu-Lughod, Lila.
Amen, Daniel G.
Aronson, Sarah.
Asma, Stephen T.
Barnes, John.
Basbanes, Nicholas A.
Bhagwati, Jagdish N.
Brock-Broido, Lucie.
Brook, Rhidian.
Brown, Devin.
Buchan, James.
Cantor, Jillian.
Clark, Mary Jane.
Crouch, Stanley.
Danticat, Edwidge.
Dawisha, A. I.
de Courcy, Anne.
de la Cruz, Melissa.
de Lisle, Leanda.
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee.
Doig, Ivan.
Donlay, Philip.
Doyle, Roddy.
Drabble, Margaret.
Dunkelman, Mark H.
Egan, K. J.
Eldon, Kathy.
Emerson, Kathy Lynn.
Etcheson, Nicole.
Falls, Kat.
Farmer, Jared.
Farmer, Nancy.
Finkel, David.
Fink, Sheri.
Foxman, Abraham H.
Freeman, John.
Gardiner, Meg.
Gilmore, Susan Gregg.
Goodman, James.
Green, Risa.
Griffin, Adele.
Guardiola-Rivera, Oscar.
Guinness, Os.
Gurganus, Allan.
Halevi, Yossi Klein.
Haqqani, Husain.
Harris, Lisa.
Hart, Peter.
Heldring, Thatcher.
Houppert, Karen.
Jameson, W. C.
Jance, J. A.
Jones, Brian Jay.
Jordan, Toni.
Joseph, Manu.
Kane, Larry.
Karpyshyn, Drew.
Kava, Alex.
Kay, Guy Gavriel.
Klara, Robert.
Kurlantzick, Joshua.
Landau, David.
Lang, Michele.
Larsen, Timothy.
Laskin, David.
Levitt, Matthew.
Ludwig, Ken.
MacCarthy, Fiona.
Margolin, Phillip.
Mayhew, E. R.
McCleary, Kathleen.
McCullough, Colleen.
McFarland, Dennis.
McPherson, Catriona.
Novak, Michael.
Ogle, Maureen.
Owen, Llwyd.
Palin, Michael.
Pochoda, Ivy.
Polak, Monique.
Powell, Neil.
Ravitch, Diane.
Redel, Victoria.
Robinson, Linda.
Sabato, Larry J.
Samson, Lisa.
Sandler, Martin W.
Sandlin, Lee.
Shepherd, Joel.
Shorto, Russell.
Shreve, Anita.
Shyamalan, M. Night.
Skovron, Jon.
Torrey, E. Fuller.
Tushnet, Mark.
Wall, Mick.
Webb, Stephen H.
Wiehl, Lis.
Wilder, Gene.
Wolff, Christoph.
Woodrell, Daniel.
Yenne, Bill.
Zarin, Cynthia.