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Suggested by Simon Thomas:

Have you ever been put off an author’s books after reading a biography of them? Or the reverse – a biography has made you love an author more?

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

95 responses

  1. Here’s mine. I moved to a new blog too. 🙂 Happy BTT!

  2. Another week where I’m not sure if I interpreted the question correctly. But here’s my response anyhow

  3. here’s mine…

    happy thursday everyone!

  4. Good question! Here’s my answer.

  5. my answer!

    I also have free valentines on my blog if anyone is interested… ^_^

  6. At first I thought my answer would be a simple one, but this questions provided much food for thought.

    My answer is here:

    Thanks for hosting every week!
    Happy almost-end-of-the-week day!

  7. Happy Thursday! It’s almost the weekend!

    My post for today.

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  10. My answer is here ;0)

  11. My post is up. Happy BTT everyone!

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  14. I’ve been informed that my last link didn’t work. I hope this one does.

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  16. A mite late in the day, but it’s finally online:

    BTT: Skeletons in the Biography

    Now off to read what others have answered. 😀

  17. My post is
    HERE., I missed last week and added my comments:

  18. My answer is up. Happy BTT everyone. 🙂

  19. Happy BTT, all. Here’s mine.

  20. This is a question with a lot of different angles. Here’s my very narrow one:

  21. Here is my post: I hope it is okay since it is really short, but you will get the drift I hope.

  22. Interesting question. Glad I picked this up again after several weeks of hiatus. 🙂

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  24. I’m very late to the party, but I’m up!

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  26. Here is my response:

    I realized that I kind of avoid author biographies. I don’t want to find out that the author is less admirable than I would like to think. 🙂

    I rarely read author bios, beyond the blurbs at the end of most books. I can’t recall any bio or blurb that has put me off sufficiently that I haven’t wanted to read that author’s books.

  28. How exciting, it’s my question!
    Haven’t blogged yet, despite being Saturday… will do it soooon.

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