May Birthdays

Happy birthday to all the great authors born in May.

Title Author Cover
The divine comedy 1265-1321 Dante Alighieri The divine comedy cover image
The uncommon reader Alan Bennett The uncommon reader cover image
The rape of the lock Alexander Pope The rape of the lock cover image
New & collected poems, 1917-1976 Archibald MacLeish New & collected poems, 1917-1976 cover image
Tales of the city Armistead Maupin Tales of the city cover image
The illustrated Sherlock Holmes treasury Arthur Conan Doyle The illustrated Sherlock Holmes treasury cover image
Power : a new social analysis Bertrand Russell Power : a new social analysis cover image
In Patagonia Bruce Chatwin In Patagonia cover image
Myself when young : the shaping of a writer Daphne Du Maurier Myself when young : the shaping of a writer cover image
Return of the Thin Man : the original screen stories Dashiell Hammett Return of the Thin Man : the original screen stories cover image
The other David Guterson The other cover image
An enquiry concerning the principles of morals David Hume An enquiry concerning the principles of morals cover image
Dark mirror Diane Duane Dark mirror cover image
I capture the castle Dodie Smith I capture the castle cover image
Beethoven : the universal composer Edmund Morris Beethoven : the universal composer cover image
Literary essays and reviews of the 1930s & 40s Edmund Wilson Literary essays and reviews of the 1930s & 40s cover image
A book of nonsense Edward Lear A book of nonsense cover image
High tide at noon Elisabeth Ogilvie High tide at noon cover image
Sweet Valley confidential : ten years later Francine Pascal Sweet Valley confidential : ten years later cover image
The Everyman Chesterton G K Chesterton The Everyman Chesterton cover image
Clabbered dirt, sweet grass Gary Paulsen Clabbered dirt, sweet grass cover image
Never enough Harold Robbins Never enough cover image
Marjorie Morningstar : a novel Herman Wouk Marjorie Morningstar : a novel cover image
Selected short stories [of] Honore de Balzac Honoré de Balzac Selected short stories [of] Honore de Balzac cover image
Octopussy : and, The living daylights Ian Fleming Octopussy : and, The living daylights cover image
The annotated Peter Pan : the centennial edition J M Barrie The annotated Peter Pan : the centennial edition cover image
See now then Jamaica Kincaid See now then cover image
The last voyage of Somebody the Sailor John Barth The last voyage of Somebody the Sailor cover image
The stories of John Cheever. John Cheever The stories of John Cheever. cover image
Now and then : from Coney Island to here Joseph Heller Now and then : from Coney Island to here cover image
Marx : later political writings Karl Marx Marx : later political writings cover image
The annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of Oz L Frank Baum The annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of Oz cover image
Seabiscuit : an American legend Laura Hillenbrand Seabiscuit : an American legend cover image
This year it will be different and other stories : a Christmas treasury Maeve Binchy This year it will be different and other stories : a Christmas treasury cover image
"My heart is a large kingdom" : selected letters of Margaret Fuller Margaret Fuller "My heart is a large kingdom" : selected letters of Margaret Fuller cover image
The Grave Maurice : a Richard Jury mystery Martha Grimes The Grave Maurice : a Richard Jury mystery cover image
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands Michael Chabon Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands cover image
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov The Master and Margarita cover image
The comedies of Machiavelli Niccolò Machiavelli The comedies of Machiavelli cover image
I remember nothing : and other reflections Nora Ephron I remember nothing : and other reflections cover image
The effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds; a drama in two acts. Paul Zindel The effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds; a drama in two acts. cover image
Beast Peter Benchley Beast cover image
The elephant keepers' children Peter Høeg The elephant keepers' children cover image
Lost woods : the discovered writing of Rachel Carson Rachel Carson Lost woods : the discovered writing of Rachel Carson cover image
The tao of Emerson : the wisdom of the tao te ching as found in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson The tao of Emerson : the wisdom of the tao te ching as found in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson cover image
Cathedral : stories Raymond Carver Cathedral : stories cover image
Watership Down Richard Adams Watership Down cover image
The complete works of Robert Browning, with variant readings & annotations. Robert Browning The complete works of Robert Browning, with variant readings &  annotations. cover image
Away Robert Creeley Away cover image
The Janson directive Robert Ludlum The Janson directive cover image
Giants of jazz Studs Terkel Giants of jazz cover image
Either/or Søren Kierkegaard Either/or cover image
The book of Merlyn : the unpublished conclusion to The once and future king T H White The book of Merlyn : the unpublished conclusion to The once and future king cover image
Straw for the fire : from the notebooks of Theodore Roethke, 1943-63 Theodore Roethke Straw for the fire : from the notebooks of Theodore Roethke, 1943-63 cover image
Peppercanister poems, 1972-1978 Thomas Kinsella Peppercanister poems, 1972-1978 cover image
Gravity's rainbow Thomas Pynchon Gravity's rainbow cover image
The wailing wind Tony Hillerman The wailing wind cover image
Born Indian W P Kinsella Born Indian cover image
The neglected Walt Whitman : vital texts Walt Whitman The neglected Walt Whitman : vital texts cover image