Mapping the Literature of 9/11

Given the concentrated subject matter, the characters in these fictions inhabit a shared world, collocated in time and space across the otherwise impermeable boundaries of each individual work.  Using a tool called Neatline, we have therefore created this annotated street map showing the locations of different characters as referenced in their texts.

Clicking a dot or other shape on the map will yield a text window with a relevant exceprt from the novel.

Shapes with a bllack border denote locales referenced with full specificy in the source text. Those with softer borders denote locales that are approximate or otherwise conjectural.

In addition, the works are color-coded as follows: