NPR's 100 Best Literary Characters of the 20th Century [Authors - 2002]

Historical Literary

Missing: Evan S. Connell (67)

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17

0

National Public Radio (NPR)

Radio Personality

30.91% (17 of 55 votes)

25

1

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

26

2

J.D. Salinger

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

3

Vladimir Nabokov

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

28

4

James Joyce

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

29

5

John Updike

Author

0% (0 of 2 votes)

30

6

Arthur Conan Doyle

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

31

7

Harper Lee

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

32

8

James Joyce

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

33

9

James Joyce

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

1

10

Edith Wharton

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

18

11

Truman Capote

Author

26.67% (4 of 15 votes)

2

12

Franz Kafka

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

19

13

Ralph Ellison

Author

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

20

14

Vladimir Nabokov

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

3

15

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

21

16

Virginia Woolf

Author

0% (0 of 2 votes)

22

17

John Kennedy Toole

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

23

18

John Le Carre

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

24

19

Virginia Woolf

Author

0% (0 of 2 votes)

14

20

Richard Wright (Novelist)

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

34

21

Ernest Hemingway

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

35

22

Joseph Heller

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

23

Margaret Mitchell

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

37

24

Harper Lee

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

38

25

Raymond Chandler

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

39

26

Joseph Conrad

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

40

27

Kazuo Ishiguro

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

41

28

Italo Calvino

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

42

29

A.A. Milne

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

43

30

Gunter Grass

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

44

31

Flannery O'Connor

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

45

32

Philip Roth

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

4

33

Walker Percy

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

5

34

Evelyn Waugh

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

50

35

P.G. Wodehouse

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

51

36

Saul Bellow

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

37

Marcel Proust

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

53

38

Kenneth Grahame

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

54

39

Dr. Seuss

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

13

40

J.M. Barrie

Author

60.67% (54 of 89 votes)

46

41

Larry McMurtry

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

47

42

Dashiell Hammett

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

48

43

Cormac McCarthy

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

44

Robert Penn Warren

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

7

45

Patrick O'Brian

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

58

46

Antoine de Saint Exupery

Aviator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

59

47

Ernest Hemingway

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

60

48

Muriel Spark

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

61

49

Graham Greene (Writer)

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

62

50

John Cheever

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

51

Toni Morrison

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

63

52

Albert Camus

Philosopher

0% (0 of 0 votes)

64

53

Ernest Hemingway

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

65

54

J.D. Salinger

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

66

55

Zora Neale Hurston

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

67

56

Willa Cather

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

68

57

John Gardner

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

69

58

Joyce Cary

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

70

59

George Orwell

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

71

60

Patricia Highsmith

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

72

61

J.D. Salinger

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

73

64

John Irving

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

74

65

Dashiell Hammett

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

75

66

Ian Fleming

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

15

68

Malcolm Lowry

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

55

69

William Faulkner

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

56

70

Vladimir Nabokov

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

57

71

Shirley Jackson

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

9

72

Evelyn Waugh

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

82

73

Colette

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

8

74

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

83

75

Sinclair Lewis

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

84

76

Ford Madox Ford

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

85

77

Carson McCullers

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

86

78

Jose Saramago

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

87

79

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

88

80

Philip Roth

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

89

81

Harper Lee

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

90

82

Charles Bukowski

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

10

83

Franz Kafka

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

81

84

Boris Pasternak

Poet

0% (0 of 2 votes)

16

85

J.K. Rowling

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

91

86

Michael Ondaatje

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

92

87

E.M. Forster

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

11

88

Kingsley Amis

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

76

89

Graham Greene (Writer)

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

77

90

John Steinbeck

Author

0% (0 of 2 votes)

78

91

V.S. Naipaul

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

79

92

Graham Greene (Writer)

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

80

93

Rudyard Kipling

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

12

94

Edith Wharton

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

93

95

Theodore Dreiser

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

94

96

A.A. Milne

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

95

97

William Faulkner

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

96

98

Joseph Conrad

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

97

99

Alice Walker

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

98

100

Saul Bellow

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)