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  • Mark Twain was Samuel Clemens’ pseudonym.
  • She wrote the book under a pseudonym.
  • Hai Kakar told me it could be dangerous to use my real name and gave me the pseudonym Gul Makai, which means "cornflower" and is the name of the heroine in a Pashtun folk story.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • That is an excellent pseudonym.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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  • Gundar Firkin is not a pseudonym but a real name.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They were obvious pseudonyms, but that was part of the plan.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • One of Gey’s colleagues told me that Gey created the pseudonym to throw journalists off the trail of Henrietta’s real identity.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • In writing her second version (b), Anne invented pseudonyms for the people who would appear in her book.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Ronald Franz (this is not his real name; at his request I have given him a pseudonym) looks remarkably sturdy for a man in his ninth decade who has survived two heart attacks.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Because her name was forbidden by the Church, Mary Magdalene became secretly known by many pseudonyms—the Chalice, the Holy Grail, and the Rose.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • In 1937 he co-authored—under a pseudonym, thank God—a book entitled The People’s New Europe.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • I’m afraid that was a pseudonym.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • I decided I’d surprise Jay Cee and send in a couple of the stories I wrote in this class under a pseudonym.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Dorothy Plunk is a pseudonym but the actual girl I describe in this book went on to become a wonderful wife to a fine gentleman and the proud mother of two daughters, both of whom excelled in the classroom.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • A certain Assyrian prince, under the pseudonym of ’Kummu’, has left a horrifying vision of death and the hereafter.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • The only significant student in this group is Rob Burton, Cedric’s roommate, who requested that I give him a pseudonym.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • In another dissertation, he examines the theological works of Hugo, Bishop of Ptolemais, great-grand-uncle to the writer of this book, and establishes the fact, that to this bishop must be attributed the divers little works published during the last century, under the pseudonym of Barleycourt.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • But he remained serious and earnest whilst she laughed, and his voice, clear, incisive, and hard, was not raised above his breath as he said,— "Then, as you have heard of that enigmatical personage, citoyenne, you must also have guessed, and know, that the man who hides his identity under that strange pseudonym, is the most bitter enemy of our republic, of France …. of men like Armand St. Just."
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • It’s called using a pseudonym.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Wahhabi" is derived from the term Al-Wahhab, which means, literally, "generous giver" in Arabic, one of Allah’s many pseudonyms.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Signed with the pseudonym "Jupiter," it was so reasoned, incisive, and well written that it was attributed to some of the most notable writers in the province.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • D’Artagnan, who was by nature very curious—as people generally are who possess the genius of intrigue—did all he could to make out who Athos, Porthos, and Aramis really were (for under these pseudonyms each of these young men concealed his family name)—Athos in particular, who, a league away, savored of nobility.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I mentioned his name twice and also the word pseudonym.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Following anthropological tradition, he’d give the village a pseudonym, Do Kay.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • So in all the case studies I only use pseudonyms.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Ruth was one of the few people who knew that Agapi’s real name was Doris DeMatteo, that she had chosen her pseudonym because agapi meant "love" and agnos referred to ignorance, which she redefined as a form of innocence.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Saniette who, ever since he had surrendered his untouched plate to the butler, had been plunged once more in silent meditation, emerged finally to tell them, with a nervous laugh, a story of how he had once dined with the Duc de La Tremoille, the point of which was that the Duke did not know that George Sand was the pseudonym of a woman.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • We are not speaking so much of those delightful lovesongs with which the writer who conceals his identity under the graceful pseudonym of the Little Sweet Branch has familiarised the bookloving world but rather (as a contributor D. O. C. points out in an interesting communication published by an evening contemporary) of the harsher and more personal note which is found in the satirical effusions of the famous Raftery and of Donal MacConsidine to say nothing of a more modern lyrist at…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • A great many writers use pseudonyms.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • I would venture to guess that these were pseudonyms.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Never in his life, Jefferson added, had he written anything for newspapers anonymously or under a pseudonym, and he never intended to.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • A good example was Celeste S., a pseudonym for the leading figure among a group of residents of Clark Street, a pseudonym for a real street in South Central Philadelphia.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • He was proBolshevik, and often mentioned two left-wing Social Revolutionaries who shared his views, a journalist who wrote under the pseudonym of Miroshka Pomor and a pamphleteer, Sylvia Koteri.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Years later, when he served as a rare white correspondent for the Pittsburgh Courier, the country’s largest black newspaper, he wrote under the pseudonym Daddy Mention—after a black folk hero who, as myth told it, could outrun the blast of a sheriff’s shotgun.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • A scholar who uses the pseudonym Christoph Luxenberg for his own protection argues that "houri" is probably a reference to the Aramaic word for "white grapes.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I gave her the pseudonym Tamara.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • All other persons are named in accordance with the pseudonyms in The Critical Edition.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • A good example was Celeste S., a pseudonym for the leading figure among a group of residents of Clark Street, a pseudonym for a real street in South Central Philadelphia.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • He has outraged too many wise men and pleased too many fools to hide behind his too-appropriate pseudonym much longer.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • He exacerbated his trouble by creating a pseudonym, "Mary Rosh," to defend his theory in online debates.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Seven had been given pseudonyms in Svensson’s text.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • To protect the victim’s family, Farmer would give his patient’s husband the pseudonym Chouchou Louis.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • But Henrietta Lacks did, long protected by the pseudonym Helen Lane.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Strelnikov is his pseudonym-he has an assumed name, like all active revolutionaries.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • What is a pseudonym?
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • In addition, because the sixteen letters in Jeova Sanctus Unus could be rearranged to spell his name in Latin, making it a perfect pseudonym.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • A pseudonym!
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • "He was an alchemist, a member of the Royal Society of London, a Rosicrucian, and he signed some of his most secretive science papers with a pseudonym—’Jeova Sanctus Unus’!"
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Bailey and Cukor-Avila interviewed people of several generations living in Springville in the 1980s and 1990s, using pseudonyms, as they did with "Willy," who grew up on a farm close to the store and worked in agriculture all his life.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • I wasn’t thinking specifically of Lisbeth Salander just then, but I gave a number of examples—with pseudonyms, of course—of patients who quite simply ought to be in institutions rather than at liberty on our streets.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
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