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    12 Things Famous Authors Absolutely Hated

    Cats, Coca-Cola, and Tom Cruise top the list.

    1. J.K. Rowling hated being a teenager.

    2. Vladimir Nabokov hated background music.

    3. Susan Sontag hated cats and Coca-Cola, among other things.

    4. Stephen King hates organized religion.

    5. Anne Rice hates Tom Cruise.

    6. J.R.R. Tolkien hated Hitler and the Nazi party with a fiery passion.

    7. Mark Twain hated Jane Austen.

    8. David Foster Wallace hated Bret Easton Ellis, and vice versa.

    9. Jonathan Franzen hates Twitter, the Internet, e-books, and smartphones.

    10. Toni Morrison hates conservatism, and religious attacks on women's reproductive rights in particular.

    11. Jeffrey Eugenides hates concerts.

    12. Jack Kerouac hated beatniks and thought they were a bunch of posers.