Although, I must admit, it's been fun to see fellow bibliovores try to answer who their favorite author is. What a question! I can't narrow it down to one single entrée, so here is the tasting menu:
Harper Lee--To Kill a Mockingbird, deceptively simple, multi-layered yummy-ness
Betty Smith--A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty" -Keats
Willa Cather--Song of the Lark, I know I'm supposed to say My Antonia, (which was great all around) or Death Comes for the Archbishop (except I haven't read it yet) and I was tempted to say O Pioneers! (which, as my intro to Cather, may always be my first love) but it was Song of the Lark that really touched me--more on that in a day or two.
Jane Austen--Persuasion, although I've never met something of hers that I haven't liked. Her wit and insight are...well, classic.
Leo Tolstoy--War and Peace, I admit to having a soft spot for gruff looking old men who [I imagine] are just teddy bears inside. More than that, though, I love how Tolstoy thinks.
So...who is your favorite?? If you are stopping by on the Book Hop, let me know so I can return your visit!