Given all of the literary names
that are associated with the city and the country, it was obvious that Mr Guinness and Mr Jameson were popular with many.
they may be, but I suspect it was more Cumberbatch and Freeman's iterations that were the inspiration.
This spring brings a raft of literary names
to Cardiff, including Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon, agony aunt Cathy Cassidy and Barry Cunningham, who played a major part in the Harry Potter phenomenon.
One of the most outstanding literary names
in Urdu literature, Hyder is most known for her magnum opus, g ka Darya (River of Fire), a novel published in Urdu in 1959, that stretches from the 4th century BC to post partition of India.
Since 1988, Hay-on-Wye has been the venue for a literary festival which draws a claimed 80,000 visitors over 10 days at the beginning of June to see and hear big literary names
from all over the world.
But when I shot off a bunch of southern literary names
I only saw a couple flickers of recognition for the likes of Poe and Faulkner.
Indexes are by historical and literary names
and places and landmarks.
I've attended the first two, absorbing the words and presence of such literary names
as Bill Bryson, Dennis Lehane, documentarian Ken Burns, Andre Dubus III, Anita Shreve, Jennifer Haigh, Orhan Pamuk and so many more.
For all of the big literary names
who have looked up from ringside, the generally acknowledged lord of boxing scribes was a magazine writer: A.
Faulks is one of Britain's foremost literary names
At times she seems as deluded dropping literary names
as her social-climbing mother dropping visiting cards among the horsey set in Leixlip.
But way before TV fans started visiting, the place was a magnet for such great literary names
as George Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, Aldous Huxley, Ernest Hemingway and Bertrand Russell.