Michael Chabon’s Wonder Boys, 1995.
The names Richards and Reed refer to Reed Richards, Mr. Fantastic, the leader of the Fantastic Four. He is married to the Invisible Girl, Susan Richards, and his best friend is Ben Grimm, known as the Thing. The only one missing is Johnny Storm, the Human Torch. All of them live in the upper floors of the Baxter Building, mentioned by Chabon as well.