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11 Authors You MUST Read Before College


David Shields

You probably haven’t heard of him, even though he’s got famous fans like James Franco, but this man writes on the real. He has essays composed entirely of bumper sticker slogans, (see: Remote) which is not only innovative non-fic writing, but full-blown pop-culture commentary when in the capable hands of Shields. His book Reality Hunger, for example, consists ENTIRELY of quotes from other people. How does he do this? Only one way to find out!

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Beth Mishler

Beth Mishler is a writer, producer, and pop culture connoisseur who has a weakness for the Whedonverse and all things sci-fi. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Beth currently lives in The Plains, Ohio, where she freelances, makes documentaries, and watches a kazillion hours of TV per week while anxiously awaiting the release of George R.R. Martin's next novel.

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