Kingsolver's Official Web Site
Visit Barabara Kingsolver's official Web site to find
a biography of the author, updates on her writing projects,
and questions from readers to which Kingsolver herself responds.
Go to the Dialogue link and look for readers' questions
regarding how Kingsolver decides on the names for her novels'
characters. Discuss the following questions: What process
does she use when choosing names? Why do you think naming
a character is so important to a fiction writer?