Instructions: Take this list of authors, remove those whose efforts do not grace your shelves, and bring the list up to ten by adding some more that do. An asterisk indicates newly added authors.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Arthur C. Clarke*
Unlike Lyn, I picked for variety, not volume. Otherwise, I'd have included my space-consuming but not oft-read anymore Piers Anthony. *shudder* But David does also occupy a fair amount of shelf space... now that I have more shelves. :)