Just to recap, these are the first 10 Authors or books on my own personal list of 1001 you need to read before you die! Remember, they are not in any significant order but listed simply as I remember them and decide to add them to my list!
1) The Terror by Dan Simmons
2) The complete work of fantasy author, Robin Hobb
3) From A Buick 8 by Stephen King
4) Mao and Wild Swans by Jung Chang
5) IT by Stephen King
6) A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
7) Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
8) Ways To Live Forever by Sally Nicholls
9) Charlotte Grey by Sebastian Faulks
10) Headhunter by Michael Slade
Now, onto the next 10............