Authors who write good, authentic dialogues?

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Not so many are really good at that imo.

Updike and Tolstoy are an examples..who else?

nostormo, Tuesday, 14 July 2020 19:21 (six months ago) link

Jane Austen

the unappreciated charisma of cows (Aimless), Tuesday, 14 July 2020 19:30 (six months ago) link


Mein Skampf (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 14 July 2020 21:18 (six months ago) link

henry green

just sayin, Tuesday, 14 July 2020 21:20 (six months ago) link

cody diablo

this has been the best year fuiud (rip van wanko), Tuesday, 14 July 2020 21:28 (six months ago) link


Lily Dale, Wednesday, 15 July 2020 17:08 (six months ago) link


rb (soda), Wednesday, 15 July 2020 17:09 (six months ago) link

Antonia Forest (little-known, frequently out of print, cult classic British YA writer from the mid-20th century)

Lily Dale, Wednesday, 15 July 2020 20:29 (six months ago) link

George V. Higgins
Elmore Leonard

but also fuck you (unperson), Monday, 20 July 2020 11:50 (six months ago) link

Mark Twain
Charles Portis

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 20 July 2020 11:55 (six months ago) link

Barbara Pym

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 20 July 2020 11:56 (six months ago) link

Ivy Compton-Burnett

cwkiii, Monday, 20 July 2020 20:26 (six months ago) link

What is "authentic" in this context? I'm curious.

TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 20 July 2020 20:40 (six months ago) link

sounds like real people talkin

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Monday, 20 July 2020 23:35 (six months ago) link

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