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10 Best Names in Fiction

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Books
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

These are arguably, and I stress the word arguably, the top 10 character names in fiction. In fact, when I discussed this list with my husband he thought there was more than one name that should be removed from the list. I kept them on anyway.

A Look at Hypocritical Characters in Literature

Dave Astor | Posted 04.16.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

One big reason why people read fiction is to feel strong emotions -- joy, surprise, anger, etc. And when it comes to anger, few literary experiences make our blood boil more than observing the actions of hypocritical protagonists.

New York Magazine's Guide To Spring 2010 Fiction

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Are these books worth getting? A no-frills guide to the spring fiction shelf....

National Book Critics Circle Awards Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall'

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall," winner last year of the Man Booker Prize in London, was honored Thursday night on this side of the Atlan...

Best Of The Best Books Lists (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Best books, best of the year, best fiction, so many prizes. Who can keep track? We did. We culled them all, prize winners and best of lists from aroun...