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The Great Canadian Novel
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Tolkien Characters That Never Made it out of the Author's Notebooks
"Can he call you back? He's writing a property."
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"Langsford, will you please stop interjecting quotes from Kahlil Gibran?"
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"Oh, that Jane. I thought you were talking about Jane Austen."
Kafka, Age Ten
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"Hemingway! Is he any good?"
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Late Night with Patrick O'Brian
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"Now Playing: One of those Jane Austen movies."
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Stephen King: The Bookstore
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"What do you mean, my pen name can't be 'J. K. Rowling'?"
"Stan is one of our great, widely unread literary treasures."
'Can you tell me where James Herriot lives?'
White Whale Brand Grog
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"Just thought I'd let you know that the stars are in the exact same configuration as when Mary Shelley wrote 'Frankenstein'."
Tolstoy and Dostoevsky plan a collaboration.
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"The studio's asked me to see if I can dumb down some Danielle Steel."
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A squirrel talks about Margaret Atwood
'And, I'm going to write a book about my clients...