check out what I’ve read and guess what books influenced my writing

I’ve read a lot over the years, and I suspect a great deal of it has influenced my writing. So why not meet some of the giants on whose shoulders I stand?

Where available, all books are linked to entries in WorldCat, an online card catalog drawing upon information from public libraries around the world.


Michael Moorcock

an outrageously prolific British author who started out writing fanfic, helped spearhead New Wave sf, and wrote songs for bands like Hawkwind, Blue Öyster Cult, The Deep Fix, and Smoulder

album label year
The Retreat From Liberty Zomba Books 1983
The Brothel in Rosenstrasse Carroll & Graf 1987
The Revenge of the Rose Ace Books 1991
Hawkmoon White Wolf 1996
Sailing to Utopia Millennium Orion 1996
The Eternal Champion White Wolf 1996
Von Bek White Wolf 1996
A Nomad of the Time Streams White Wolf 1997
Corum: The Coming of Chaos White Wolf 1997
Elric: Song of the Black Sword White Wolf 1997
Elric: The Stealer of Souls White Wolf 1998
The Dancers at the End of Time White Wolf 2000
Corum: The Prince with the Silver Hand White Wolf 2001
Wizardry and Wild Romance MonkeyBrain Books 2004
Gloriana; or, The Unfulfill'd Queen Gollancz 2013
A Cure for Cancer Titan Books 2016
The Final Programme Titan Books 2016
The Citadel of Forgotten Myths Saga Press 2022

Catherine Lucille Moore

writing as "C. L. Moore" to avoid getting in trouble with her day job during the Great Depression, she soon earned the right to be called queen of the pulps.

album label year
Judgment Night Gnome Press 1952
The Best of C. L. Moore Ballantine Books 1976

Salman Rushdie

an Indian-born British author of magical realism and a lightning rod for the censorious and self-righteous

album label year
The Satanic Verses Viking 1989
Midnight's Children A. A. Knopf 1995