Published on February 17th, 20140
11 Authors You Should Find On Facebook
Facebook can be addicting, and that’s why our friends sometimes post sad messages about how they’re deactivating their accounts because of life-saving reasons: They spend too much time there, they’re too obsessed with getting “likes,” their significant ex-lovers are stalking them.
But Facebook can be a great way to see what’s up with some of the most important writers in the world.
Here’s a list of some of our favorite authors pages.
You can find information about their appearances, read their musings on daily life, and sometimes you can get insights into how they think and ultimately how they create the beautiful narratives and poetry for which they’re known.
Here they are in no particular order:
Margaret Atwood -Fiction, Maddaddam,
Junot Diaz – Fiction. Drown, This is How You Lose Her.
Chang-Rae Lee – Fiction. Native Speaker, On Such a Full Sea.
Barbara Jane Reyes - Poetry. Poeta En San Francisco, Diwata.
Natasha Trethewey – Poetry. Native Guard, Thrall.
Susan Orlean – Fiction/Non-Fiction. The Orchard Thief, Rin Tin Tin.
Sandra Cisneros – Fiction/Poetry. Caramelo.
Gabriel García Márquez – Fiction. 100 Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera.
Toni Morrison – Fiction. Jazz, Beloved.
Haruki Murakami - Fiction. 1Q84, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Jhumpa Lahiri – Fiction. Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake.