Today in fiction

Published May 7, 2001 9:49PM (EDT)

Daphne Manners dies in childbirth.

"Towers of Silence," Paul Scott (1966)

From "The Book of Fictional Days"

Know when something that did not really happen occurs? Send fictional events you find (from books, movies or songs) to

By Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff

Related Topics ------------------------------------------