Henry James. The Henry James novella "The Beast in the Jungle" was published in 1903 as part of a collection entitled "The Better Sort".
Dust Storms. "The Grapes of Wrath" has been banned and challenged since it was first published in 1939 for its vulgar language and sexual references.
Jules Verne. Jules Verne would write stories about air travel before it was ever invented.
Cantos. "The Divine Comedy" is about Dante's journey towards God.
Alfred Joyce Kilmer. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is located in North Carolina.
Daniel Keyes. "Flowers for Algernon" won a Nebula award.
Carrie. The film adaptation of "Carrie" featured a star-making turn by Sissy Spacek as the title character.
Frank McCourt. Frank McCourt wrote "Angela's Ashes" in 1997.
Dill. Dill's character in "To Kill A Mockingbird" is based on the author's friend Truman Capote.
Home Delivery. "Home Delivery" was first published in the 1989 anthology "Book of the Dead".
Philip. In "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens, Pip's real name was Philip Pirrip.
My Sister's Keeper. A film adaptation of "My Sister's Keeper" was released on June 26, 2009.
Firestarter. Stephen King's "Firestarter" is about a six-year-old girl with pyrokinetic abilities.
Jason Bourne. In "The Bourne Betrayal", Jason Bourne undergoes a radical new course of therapy to regain his memory.
A Revolutionary. Madame Defarge knits throughout "A Tale of Two Cities".
2000. Al Gore was born in Washington, D.C.
Buck. Buck is a mix of a Saint Bernard and a Scotch Shepherd.
Billy Pilgrim. Billy Pilgrim was a Prisoner of War during World War II.
66. Two of Danielle Steel's husbands (Danny Zugeler and William Toth) are convicted criminals.
Robert Browning. Robert Browning eloped with Elizabeth Barrett (Browning) on September 12, 1846.