Top Ten Favorite Authors


The Top Ten

1 Charles Darwin Charles Darwin Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.
2 Carl Sagan Carl Sagan Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences.
3 Christopher Hitchens
4 Stephen King Stephen King Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Many of his most well-known novels include Carrie, It, The Shinning, The Stand, Misery, The Dark Tower series, and Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, which was later more.

I've read Grisham, Koontz and Patterson but King is the best! - Raptork

strange but very talented - luvtoread

The Best

5 Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins
6 Ben Shapiro

This guy is incredibly talented, and destroys SJW's and Feminists in the matter of seconds

7 John Grisham

If anything this list is proof that no one reads any more.
At the risk of sounding like a snob, one on this 'top ten' list of favorites. is really great.

8 Sam Harris
9 Dean Koontz

compelling, impactful and unforgettable.. he keeps the reader on the edge of the seat as the mystery is revealed.

10 Lawrence Krauss

The Contenders

11 James Patterson James Patterson James Brendan Patterson is an American author and philanthropist. Among his works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels.

This guy sure knows how to write! My all time favorite is his awesome book Zoo! You guys should all read it!

Every book keeps you on edge of your seat! - luvtoread

12 Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
13 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling

Most people know her and for the same reason that like her books. It is because of harry potter.

Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy are enough proofs to her writing capability

Harry Potter changed my life! It will never grow old.

Harry Potter has changed millions of lives, it introduced me to an obsession that has overtaken my life, and I'm not ashamed to say that. We laughed and cried with them, we waited for our hogwarts letter, ran into the wall at every train station we've been on. And it inspired me to be a kinder more understanding person. If you haven't read Harry Potter yet, try it, it could change your life, just as it had mine. Harry Potter is, and shall remain my childhood... Always

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14 John Saul
15 George Orwell George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
16 Alan Moore
17 V.C. Andrews
18 Mary Higgins Clark

Okay, I've at least heard of her, King, and Grisham. Mitch Albom? Harper Lee? John Steinbeck, maybe? Some legitimate top ten authors, please?

19 Paulo Coelho

Very inspiring author that created all of his books worth reading

20 J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

He is on because he wrote lord of the rings and the Hobbit

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