Why aren't there more architects in fiction and literature?

Architect and lawyer Jay Wickersham takes a stab at explaining why architects do not generally make good lead characters for fiction. Here's a clue: how can an author make sitting behind a drafting desk for untold hours seem exciting? He also points out a few books that successfully use architects in leading roles. 


Check out Mr. Wickersham's interesting article in the most recent online publication of The Boston Society of Architects.