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Have You Been Butchering Your Favorite Author’s Name?

We’re sticklers for learning how to pronounce all of our winners’ names. We don’t pat ourselves on the back for this; after all, it is their given name and making the effort to greet someone as they are customarily called is simply good manners. We can admit that some names are harder than others, based on the complexity of the ratio of vowels to consonants, but at rate, there might be some names that look disturbingly easy, but in fact will trip you up. Check out some of the names you think you’ve nailed, but really could use a lesson or two:

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