Ode To A Nightingale. John Milton wrote a sonnet called "To the Nightingale".
Mr. John Brooke. In "Little Women" Margaret and John Burke have the twins Daisy and Demi.
The Bug War. The Bug War is between the Terran Federation and the Arachnids.
A Vampire. The series chronicles the adventures of the Monroe family and their pets, Harold the dog, Chester the cat, and Bunnicula the rabbit.
His Mother. John Kennedy Toole's mother submitted the manuscript of "A Confederacy of Dunces" for publication after her son committed suicide in 1969.
Dresden. Billy Pilgrim is in Belgium for the "Battle of the Bulge" and then is taken prisoner at a German POW Camp.
Ronald Reagan. Ronald Regan served as the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 - 1975.
William Gibson. A video game based loosely on William Gibson's novel "Neuromancer" was released in 1988.
Henry James. Henry James converted "Daisy Miller" into a play, but it was never produced.
2 Months. Charles Dickens' father makes an appearance as a fictional character in "Little Dorit" and in "David Copperfield".
Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein lived with her brother Leo in Paris, France from 1903 to 1914.
A No-Win Situation. "Catch-22" was written by Joseph Heller.
Lord Voldemort. J.K. Rowling began writing the "Harry Potter" series in 1990, publishing the seventh book in the series in 2007.
Room 101. In room 101, the prisoner is forced to face their greatest fear.
A Wrinkle In Time. Madeleine L'Engle was named after her great-grandmother.
Ralph Waldo Emerson. After studying at Harvard University, Ralph Waldo Emerson became a minister.
The Gravedigger's Daughter. Joyce Carol Oates based the novel on the life of her grandmother.
Mary Smith. "Mary, Mary" is the 11th book in the Alex Cross series by James Patterson.
Mary GrandPre. Mary GrandPre was born in South Dakota in 1954.
Erma Bombeck. Erma Bombeck's famous quote: "Insanity is hereditary. You can catch it from your kids."