Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Blog Recommendation: Letters With Character

Letters With Character is a super fun site where real people write letters to literary characters. Some are short, funny and irreverent while others are serious, thoughtful and earnest.

One reader wrote in asking Ishmael to shut up about all that whale crap and get back to the narrative.

Or perhaps you will identify with the guy who thought Robert Heinlein's "Stranger in a strange land" wasn't the greatest book ever written?

Maybe you have some things to get off your chest about Haruki Murakami's "Wind-up bird Chronicle"?

If you have a burning desire to commune with people who don't exist, drop a line to:

Or just head over to the site and browse through all sorts entertaining correspondence.

Full disclosure:

I'm thrilled they printed my letter to a very famous sex-worker.

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