Skip to main content

I'm sorry to have disappointed all of you who I'm certain were anxiously looking for this list last week in vain.  What's that?  You all were busy watching something on TV?  Some speech or something?  Oh.  Well.  That's alright then.  In any case, welcome (back) to the canonical list of books by kossacks (or former kossacks or close relatives of kossacks).  

As usual, if you know of any any authors who I am missing, respond in the comments or send me email.  Please be sure to let me know whether you would like your dkos ID included or if you would prefer to be added anonymously.  

Don't forget, if you like to talk about books, be sure to check out the weekly diary series  What Are You Reading and Bookflurries.  For writers, check out the new series: Write On!.

A special shout out to the newest additions to the list: Elizabeth R. Mackenzie, Anna Romero, Russ Shade, Kim Phillips Fein and Kathleen M.K. Menke.

(Mostly) Fiction (including authors who have published both fiction and non-fiction books)
Fiction Authors A-K
Kathi Appelt (kappelt): several children's books including, The Underneath
Henry Baum (Ash Tree): The Golden Calf and North of Sunset
Clare Bell: Ratha's Creature and sequels
Sharon Bishop (norahschronicles): Without Medication
Dan Blair (fink): The Spoon (self-published)
Lynette Brasfield (hippodad): Nature Lessons: A Novel
A. Whitney Brown (AWhitneyBrown): Big Picture:  An American Commentary
Bruce Coville (Audio Guy): many books for children, including Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
Steve Cross (Kimball Cross): Discarded Faces
Richard Davidson (mellowinman): Welcome to Percotran (self-published)
John De Herrera (john de herrera): The Kingsnake in the Sun (self-published)
Summer Devon (katier): several steamy romances
James T. Downey (Shadan7): Communion of Dreams (self-published and available for free download)
Molly Dwyer (Circle): Requiem for the Author of Frankenstein
Michael Ehart (IsraelHand): The Servant of the Manthycore
Kathleen Eschenburg (keschen): Seen by Moonlight and The Nightingale's Song
Gillian Fitzgerald (irishwitch): wrote stories included in several anthologies including Ripe Fruit and The Year's Best Fantasy 8
Joe Green (john keats): several books of poetry including The Diamond at the End of Time--Poems of the Loneliest Ranger (self-published)
Rachel Elaine Gordon (TiaRachel): contributed a poem to Migraine Expressions (self-published - just released)
Benjamin Grossberg (claytonben): two books of poetry
Leigh Grossman (Swordsmith): most recently a pair of fantasy books and an older eclectic mix of other fiction and nonfiction
Brooks Hansen (brux): a memoir The Brotherhood of Joseph (just released) and several earlier novels
Brent Hartinger (BrentHartinger): several books for young adults
Jeff Huber (Jeff Huber): Bathtub Admirals (just released)
Karen S. Hull (ksh01): edited the anthology The Harvard Advocate
Ursula Murray Husted (SnowCountry): several graphic novels (self-published)

Fiction Authors L-Z
Jean-Marc Lofficier (Lupin): The Katrina Protocol (just released) and several comic books and books on comics
Louie Ludwig (Crashing Vor): The Gospel of Elvis
Jennifer Malin (melpomene1): As You Wish and other romances
Kelly McCullough (KMc): several science fiction books, including Codespell (just released)
Joe McGinniss, Jr (joemcginnissjr): The Delivery Man
David Seth Michaels (davidseth): The Dream Antilles
Lyn Miller-Lachmann (Deejay Lyn): several books, including Dirt Cheap
David Mizner (david mizner): Political Animal and Hartsburg, USA
R. Scott Peoples (Unitary Moonbat): Crusade of Kings
Cynthia Bailey Pratt, aka Lynn Bailey (wonderful world): many romances published under multiple names
James Protzman (Anglico): Jesus Swept (just released)
D. M. Read (Diana in NoVa): Layoffs
Jay Robison (AustinCynic): contributed the story "Trials" to the volume Ring of Fire II
Kate Rothwell (katier): several historical romances
Lilith Saintcrow (Lilith Saintcrow): many horror books, including her most recent Hunter's Prayer (just released)
R. A. Salvatore (RASalvatore): many fantasy books, including The Dark Elf Series
Melissa Schroeder (melthewriter): several steamy romances
Karen Schwabach (SensibleShoes): several books for children, including The Hope Chest
Bill Shapiro (billssha): Eternal Night (self-published)
Ray St. Louis (kuulray): The Road Dog Diary
Mark Sumner (Devilstower): several books, including Devil's Tower
John Sundman (j sundman): several books including his most recent The Pains (self-published and available for free download)
Edward G. Talbot (eparrot): New World Orders (self-published, audiobook available for free download)
Goldie Taylor (Goldie Taylor): The January Girl and In My Father's House
Anne Ursu (alizbee): several books, including her latest, The Siren Song
Peter Vorobieff: Russian cyberpunk novel Петр Воробьев.  Набла квадрат. (available for free download)
Karen Wehrstein (Karen Wehrstein):  Lion's Soul and Shadow's Son and other short stories
Wil Wheaton (CleverNickName): Dancing Barefoot and Just a Geek




Non-Fiction (topics of a political nature)
Benjamin Alpers: Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture
Fred Bannister and Lizbeth Ager (fredb and rhubarb): Health Security America (self-published)
Frederic Bender: The Culture of Extinction and several books on Karl Marx
Kenneth J. Bernstein (teacherken): No Child Left Behind: Views About the Potential Impact of the Bush Administration's Education Proposals
Frederick Clarkson (Frederick Clarkson): Eternal Hostility and edited Dispatches from the Religious Left (just released) and wrote the introduction to Steeplejacking
Philip Dalton (ArgumentAdvocate): Swing Voting
Jeffrey Feldman (Jeffrey Feldman): Framing the Debate and Outright Barbarous (just released)
Tracy Fessenden: Culture and Redemption and The Puritan Origins of American Sex
Brandon Friedman (Brandon Friedman, was The Angry Rakkasan): The War I Always Wanted
David A. Gabbard (gabbardd): editor of multiple volumes on the politics of education
Richard Z. Gallant (Jeffersonian Democrat): contributed the essay "The Dialectic of Perception, Ideology, and its Material Consequences" in Transnational and Transatlantic American Studies #1
John Gorenfeld (johngorenfeld): Bad Moon Rising: How Reverend Moon Created the Washington Times, Seduced the Religious Right, and Built an American Kingdom
K. Kennedy (publicv): Who Will Care About An American (self-published)
Dale T. Mathews (maracatu): contributed the chapter "Can the Dominican Republic's Export-Processing Zones Survive NAFTA?" to Free Trade and Uneven Development
Bill McKibben (Bill McKibben): several books, including Fight Global Warming Now
Rick McLean: Grassroots Rising (self-published)
Ilona Meagher (ilona): Moving a Nation to Care: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and America's Returning Troops
Markos Moulitsas (kos): Crashing the Gate and Taking on the System (just released)
Keith Olbermann (Keith Olbermann): several books, including his newest Truth and Consequences: Special Comments on the Bush Administration's War on American Values
Jim Oleske (Jim Oleske): Yeah, Right (just released)
Robert Paehlkee (global citizen): several books on Environmentalism and Politics
Charles F. Peterson: DuBois, Fanon, Cabral: The Margins of Elite Anti-Colonial Leadership
Jonathan Rees: several books on the American labor movement, including Managing the Mills
Hillary Rettig (lifelongactivist): Lifelong Activist
Paul Ruschmann (Dump Terry McAuliffe): many books, including several in the Point/Counterpoint series
Tim Schilke (ColdFusion04): Growing Up Red
Jeff Sharlet (Ishmael): The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power (just released)
Paul Werner (Paul Werner): Museum, Inc.: Inside the Global Art World
Marcy Wheeler (emptywheel): Anatomy of Deceit
John K. Wilson (JohnKWilson): several books, including his newest Barack Obama: This Improbable Quest




Non-Fiction (all other topics)
Non-Fiction Authors A-K
Brad Asmus (bobstandard):  The Powder Hound's Guide to Skiing Alta and The Powder Hound's Guide to Snowbird (self-published)
Aaron Barlow (AaronBa): an eclectic mix of books on blogging, CDs and WW I
Kathie Bergquist (LaKathie): A Field Guide to Gay and Lesbian Chicago
Isaac Bonewits (ibonewits): a mix of books on magic and paganism
Edward J. Branley (YatPundit): New Orleans (Images of America)
Adam Brate (The Cunctator): Making the Cisco Connection and Technomanifestos
Daniel J. Brown (Beekeeper): Under a Flaming Sky
Laura Buddine (Ducktape): The Brady Guide to Cd-Rom and Building Applications with Cornerstone
Conie J. Burnet (cinnamondog): Sander's Book: The Education of a Dog Owner (self-published)
Andrew Conway (misterajc): The New Bullwhip Book
cosmic debris and decembersue: edited Art in a Liberal Frame (self-published, now out of print)
Pam J. Crabtree and Douglas V. Campana (blue jersey mom and blue jersey dad): several books on Archeology including Comparative Skeletal Anatomy (just released)
Jonathan Dembling (Seonachan): has essays published in Transatlantic Scots and Canan & Cultar
Molly Devon (mollyd): Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns
Edward Dorn (claude): contributed the essay "In Memoriam: Richard Brautigan" in Richard Brautigan: Essays on the Writings and Life
Carl Eeman: Generations of Faith: A Congregational Atlas
Steve Gimbel (SteveG): The Grateful Dead and Philosophy
David B. Gowler (dbg): several books on religion and history
Rebecca Haidt (concernedamerican): Embodying Enlightenment
Peter Henry (Mi Corazon): Becoming Mr. Henry
Sergei Heurlin (heurlin): Thinking in Los Angeles (self-published)
Matt Hucke (matthucke): photographer for Graveyards of Chicago
David L. Jarman (Crisitunity): co-author of Washington Real Estate Fundamentals and other real estate law books
Charles Kelly (RepackRider): Richard's Mountain Bike Book
Robert A. Kezelis (agnostic): The Divorce Source for Men (self-published)
Alan Kotok (RunnerAlan): two books on electronic business

Non-Fiction Authors L-Z
Jonathan Larson (techno): Elegant Technology (self-published), published in Finland as Tuottajat ja Saalistajat
Elizabeth R. Mackenzie (shakti): Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults
Kate McKinnon (kate mckinnon): several books on art (self-published)
Andrew McMichael (AndrewMC): Atlantic Loyalties and History on the Web
Kathleen M.K. Menke: two books of Alaskan nature photography (self-published)
Andrew Milner (zkg): has contributed to Stephen Sondheim: A Casebook and other reference books
Donald C. Mikulecky (don mikulecky): Applications of Network Thermodynamics to Problems in Biomedical Engineering and edited two books on biological complexity
Joseph Miller (Yosef 52): On High School Teaching: A Guide for the New and Relatively Clueless (self-published)
Maryanne Nasiatka (Cordelia Lear): Michigan Breweries (with Paul Ruschmann)
Jim O'Donnell (environmentalist): Notes for the Aurora Society (self-published, just released)
Melissa Jo Peltier (hopesprings): several books on dog training, including her latest, A Member of the Family (just-released)
Brad Plumb (Last Years Man): translated TREEDOM ― The Road to Freedom from Japanese to English
Robert Pohl (mecki): The History of 219 11th St SE (self-published)
Jason Roberts (Jsn): several books, including his newest A Sense of the World
Anna Romero (themis): Psychology Demystified
Siobahn Ruck (lineatus): illustrator and collaborator on Identification Guide to North American Birds Vol II (just released, self published)
Eric Schiller (MakeChessNotWar): many books on chess and lingusitics
Sidney Schwab (Dr Sid): Cutting Remarks: Insights and Recollections of a Surgeon
Russ Shade (18038): The Practical Pionus (self-published)
Eric Siegel (EricS): Designing Quality of Service Solutions for the Enterprise and Practical Service Level Management: Delivering High-Quality Web-Based Services
Nate Silver (poblano): Baseball Prospectus and other books on baseball
John Y. Simon (Stonewall Custer): Meade's Army: The Private Notebooks of Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman
Speaks Lightning (Ojibwa): many books on Native American issues (self-published)
Sherill Tippins (Sherill): February House
Neal Traven (N in Seattle): contributed the chapter "Sabermetrics" in How to Do Baseball Research
James E. von der Heydt (Jim vdH): At the Brink of Infinity: Poetic Humility in Boundless American Space
Dirk von der Horst (dirkster42): contributed the essay "Precarious Pleasures" in Progressive Rock Reconsidered
John M. Wagner (EquationDoc): Computational Cell Biology
Mitzi Waltz: several books on autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions for patients and their families
Julie Waters (juliewolf): books of photographs (self published)
Lesley Wischmann (kainah): Frontier Diplomats: Alexander Culbertson and Natoyist-Siksina' Among the Blackfeet
Carl A. Zimring (Nuisance Industry): Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America




Diary-Only Kossacks (those who almost never comment outside their own diaries)
Paul Begala (Paul Begala): several books, including his most recent Third Term (just released)
David Brin (David Brin): many books, including the award winning The Uplift Saga and non-fiction books too
Will Bunch (attytood): Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future
Michael Connery (Michael Connery): Youth to Power
Jim Derych (advisorjim): Confessions of a Former Dittohead
Elizabeth Edwards (elizabethedwards, was Elizabeth Edwards): Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers
Kim Phillips Fein (Kim Phillips Fein): Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan
J. C. Hallman  (JCHallman): The Chess Artist and The Devil Is a Gentleman
John Kerry (John Kerry):  several books, including his newest This Moment on Earth
Lois Ruskai Melina (lmelina): several books on child adoption
Greg Mitchell (GregMitch): several books, including So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits--And the President--Failed on Iraq
Michael Moore (Michael Moore): several books including Mike's Election Guide (just released)
Jesselyn Radack (Jesselyn Radack): The Canary in the Coalmine (self-published)
Chris Rodda (Chris Rodda): Liars For Jesus (self-published)
David Sirota (davidsirota): contributions to several books plus his own book Hostile Takeover: How Big Money & Corruption Conquered Our Government--And How We Take It Back
Joe Trippi (Joe Trippi): The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Robert Wexler (Wexler For Congress Campaign): Fire-Breathing Liberal
Naomi Wolf (Naomi Wolf): many books including her most recent, Give Me Liberty (just released)
Eric Zencey (Eric Zencey): Panama and Virgin Forest




Lurkers & Former Kossacks (those who haven't posted in over six months - but may still be reading)
Judith R. Thompson Devlin (roseeriter): Several political thrillers and also some non-fiction books on scleroderma
Michael D. Giardina (ziggy): several books, including Contesting Empire, Globalizing Dissent: Cultural Studies after 9/11
Glenn Greenwald (GlennGreenwald): several books on American politics, including Great American Hypocrites
Judith A. Howard: Category 5: The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Eric Lurio (YoursTruly): illustrated Plato For Beginners and several other books
Mark A. Michaels: Tantra for Erotic Empowerment and The Essence of Tantric Sexuality
Terry Olson (BostonJoe): Direct Actions and Skinny Berry (just relased)
James H Read: Doorstep Democracy: Face to Face Politics in the Heartland (just relased)
Joseph Wilson (Joe Wilson): The Politics of Truth
Pat Youngdahl: Subversive Devotions




Diary-Only Former Kossacks
Jared Bernstein (Jared Bernstein): Crunch and other books on the economy
Barbara Boxer (Barbara Boxer): A Time to Run and other books on the Senate
Jimmy Carter (Jimmy Carter): several books, including his most recent We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land (just released)
Tom De Luca (tdeluca): Liars! Cheaters! Evildoers!: Demonization and the End of Civil Debate in American Politics
John Edwards (John Edwards): Ending Poverty in America
Robert Fuller (Robert Fuller): several books on society, including All Rise
Jim Hightower (Jim Hightower): Several political commentary books
Teresa Heinz Kerry (Teresa Heinz): This Moment on Earth (with John Kerry)
Marion Nestle (Marion Nestle): several books on food production, including What to Eat
Barack Obama (Barack Obama): The Audacity of Hope and other books
Nancy Pelosi (House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi): Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters
Jim Webb (Jim Webb): several books, including his most recent A Time to Fight




Kossacks-Once-Removed (authors who are relatives of Kossacks)
Don Carpenter (lulu57's dad): many novels and screenplays including Hard Rain Falling
Barbara Covey (algebrateacher's mom): The Legend of Cushetunk and Rebecca Kellogg Ashley, 1695-1757. From Deerfield to Onaquaga (just released)
 John Graves (javelina's dad): several books, including Goodbye to a River
Dorothy Gray (Grassroots Mom's mom): Women of the West
Steve Hays (Albatross's dad): Beauty and the Boy (self-published and partially available for free download)
Clane Hayward (claude's daughter): The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
Randy Lofficier (Lupin's wife): Over Here: An American Expat in the South of France, as well as several comics (with Lupin)
John Luck (jimraff's dad): Diamonds of Death
Thomas Mathews (maracatu's dad): Puerto Rican Politics and the New Deal
Jackson K. Putnam (justiceputnam's dad): several books, including his latest Jess: The Political Career of Jesse Marvin Unruh
Grant Smith (jlms qkw's husband): Polymer Dynamics and Relaxation
Jennifer Weiner (Adam B's wife): many novels, including her newest Certain Girls (just released)
Herman Wouk (josephwouk's dad): many well known novels, including The Caine Mutiny and The Winds of War

Originally posted to sarahnity on Tue Mar 03, 2009 at 07:12 PM PST.

Also republished by Readers and Book Lovers.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site