Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Non-Fiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, & Other Fields

  • Volume 193
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  • ISBN-10: 1414456743
  • ISBN-13: 9781414456744
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 441 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2010, 2010
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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

  • Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, adaptations, biographical and critical sources, and informative essays about authors' lives and works.
  • Softcover cumulative index published twice per year (included in subscription) contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414439636 | ISBN-13: 9781414439631


"Everything about this series, from the quality of the physical volumes to the currentness and professionalism of the entries, suggests that it is a must for any serious library's reference collection." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999


"I am struck by the tremendous amount of work and energy spent on writing my literary biography. I learned about the existence of many reviews of my work and articles which had escaped my attention." -- Czeslaw Milosz, poet/novelist

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"Gale Research books are always carefully and intelligently edited, and I am sure that the next of Contemporary Authors will be no exception." -- Thomas Berger, author

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"I was astonished and amazed by the excellence and completeness of your information about me, both the quoted reviews and your own 'Sidelights' interview. I had no idea such an archive existed." -- Shana Alexander, author and journalist

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Table of Contents

CA Numbering System and Volume Update Chart.
Authors and Media People Featured in this Volume.
Author Listings.