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A list of literary newgroups sorted by subject. Most of the time you'll be able to click on the group, and read the posted messages (so long as your browser includes news reader). However, if you can't seem to connect to the group you want, then try searching for it at: Deja News.

General Discussion Groups
General - rec.arts.books
General - alt.books
Book Reviews - rec.arts.books.reviews
Book Reviews - alt.books.reviews
Book Collecting - rec.collecting.books

Genre Groups
Beat Generation - alt.books.beatgeneration
Science Fiction - rec.arts.sf.misc
Science Fiction - rec.arts.sf.reviews
Childrens Books - rec.arts.books.childrens
Historical Fiction - rec.arts.books.hist-fiction
Pulps - alt.pulp
Mystery - alt.books.mysteries
Mystery - rec.arts.mystery
Mystery - bit.listserv.dorothyl
Ontario SF Lovers - ont.sf-lovers
Cyberpunk - alt.cyberpunk

Marketplaces
General - rec.arts.books.marketplace
General - alt.marketplace.books
Science Fiction - alt.marketplace.books.sf
Science Fiction - rec.arts.sf.marketplace

Characters and Creations
Nancy Drew - alt.books.nancy-drew
Conan - alt.fan.conan
Cthulu - alt.horror.cthulhu
Rumpole - alt.fan.rumpole
Pern - alt.fan.pern
Dragonlance - alt.fan.dragonlance
Dune - alt.fan.dune
Doc Savage - alt.fan.doc-savage

Authors
Adams, Douglas - alt.fan.douglas-adams
Anthony, Piers - alt.fan.piers-anthony
Asimov, Isaac - alt.books.isaac-asimov
Aspirin, Robert - alt.fan.asprin
Auel, Jean - alt.fan.jean_auel
Auel, Jean - alt.books.jean-auel
Banks, Iain - alt.books.iain-banks
Barker, Clive - alt.books.clive-barker
Brite, Poppy Z. - alt.books.poppy-z-brite
Brooks, Terry - alt.books.terry-brooks
Bukowski, Charles - alt.books.bukowski
Burroughs, Edgar Rice - alt.fantasy.er-burroughs
Card, Orson Scott - alt.books.orson-s-card
Chesterton, G.K. - alt.books.chesterton
Clancy, Tom - alt.books.tom-clancy
Clancy, Tom - alt.fan.tom-clancy
Clarke, Arthur C. - alt.books.arthur-clarke
Crichton, Michael - alt.books.crichton
Dick, Philip K. - alt.books.phil-k-dick
Eddings, David - alt.fan.eddings
Feist, Raymond - alt.books.raymond-feist
Grisham, John - alt.books.john-grisham
Heinlein, Robert - alt.fan.heinlein
Jordan, Robert - rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan
King, Stephen - alt.fan.authors.stephen-king
King, Stephen - alt.books.stephen-king
Koontz, Dean - alt.books.dean-koontz
Kurtz, Katherine - alt.books.deryni
Lackey, Mercedes - alt.books.m-lackey
L'Amour, Louis - alt.books.louis-lamour
Lewis, C.S. - alt.books.cs-lewis
Lumley, Brian - alt.books.brian-lumley
May, Julian - alt.books.julian-may
Moorcock, Michael - alt.books.moorcock
Niven, Larry - alt.books.larry-niven
Orwell, George - alt.books.george-orwell
Paglia, Camille - alt.fan.camille-paglia
Pratchett, Terry - alt.books.pratchett
Pratchett, Terry - alt.fan.pratchett.announce
Rawn, Melanie - alt.books.sf.melanie-rawn
Rice, Anne - alt.books.anne-rice
Robbins, Tom - alt.fan.tom-robbins
Straub, Peter - alt.books.peter-straub
Toffler, Alvin - alt.books.toffler
Tolkien, J.R.R. - rec.arts.books.tolkien
Vonnegut, Kurt - alt.books.kurt-vonnegut
Wells, H.G. - alt.books.h-g-wells
Wodehouse, P.G. - alt.fan.wodehouse
Zelazny, Roger - alt.books.roger-zelazny

Last update: October 4, 2000

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