News: The Top 32 Authors to Follow on Google+

The Top 32 Authors to Follow on Google+

Google+ isn't filled with just Google workers and tech-obsessed nerds. Many creative people are part of the community, and they're using Google+ to connect with their fans. Authors, especially, love talking to people about their work. We've rounded up the best published authors for you to follow on Google+. We've listed their best known works so that you can get an idea of the topics they write about.


  • +danah boyd - author of Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media
  • +Alexis Madrigal - author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
  • +Dan Gillmor - author of We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People
  • +Steven Levy - author of Hackers
  • +Farhad Manjoo - author of True Enough: Learning to Live in Post-Fact Society
  • +David Dobbs - author of Reef Madness 
  • +Diana Eng - author of Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech
  • +Andrew Shaffer - author of Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love
  • +Gina Trapani - author of Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better
  • +Hanne Blank - author of Virgin: The Untouched History
  • +Lisa Morton - author of The Halloween Encyclopedia



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I must be the thirty-third author! Dang.

What about Jim C. Hines, Sharon K. Gilbert, Derek P. Gilbert,

looks like i need to start a new list! i didn't see them when this article was first written. got any more suggestions? examples of their books would also be appreciated.

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