11/30/2010 03:46 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Authors Auction Character Names For Charity

Bestselling mystery writer Thomas Perry is just one of the dozens of authors who will name characters in their books after you -- if you are the highest bidder, that is. It's all to support the First Amendment Project, a Bay Area nonprofit. Other authors involved include writers Dave Eggers, Francine Prose, Joshua Ferris and graphic novelist Chris Ware.

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