A Robin Digs It Up. In the 15th century, the robin was given the name Robin Redbreast, which was later shortened to robin.
October 14th. A fictional bear created by A. A. Milne, "Winnie-the-Pooh" debuted in a self-titled first volume in 1926.
Cassandra. Cassandra was Jane's best friend and confidante.
The Five People You Meet In Heaven. "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" stayed on the New York Times Best Seller List for 95 weeks.
The End. Daniel Handler wrote the "A Series of Unfortunate Events" books, the last of which was published in 2006, under the name "Lemony Snicket".
Leslie. A marathon race is 26.2 miles long.
Slaughterhouse-Five. The phrase "so it goes" appears 116 times in Kurt Vonnegut's novel "Slaughterhouse-Five".
Eeyore. A festival called "Eeyore's Birthday Party", named for the A.A. Milne character, has been held annually in Austin, Texas for 44 years.
The Colour Out Of Space. H.P. Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space" was written in 1927.
A Time To Kill. "A Time To Kill" was rejected by many publishers before it was given a shot with Wynwood Press.
Thought Police. The phrase "Big Brother is Watching You" was introduced in George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four".
E E "Doc" Smith. E E "Doc" Smith was a food engineer that specialized on pastry and doughnut mixes.
Willy's Funeral. In the story, Willy is married to Linda and they have two sons - Biff and Happy.
Iggy Ferras. Harry Bosch's mother was a prostitute in Hollywood.
Science Fiction. Lois Lowry is the author of "The Giver".
Deception Point. "Deception Point" has to do with concealing evidence of extraterrestrial life.
FBI. Applications for working at the FBI are available online at fbi.gov/jobs.
1985. "The Handmaid's Tale" was written by Margaret Atwood and won the 1985 Governor General's Award.
A School Shooting. As part of Jodi Picoult's research for "Nineteen Minutes", she worked with a grief counselor who helped after the Columbine shooting.
Amsterdam. Anne Frank received her diary from her parents on her 13th birthday.