Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers
Children’s: What F-word, whimsically coined by fifth-grader Nick Allen for “pen,” attracts national attention in an Andrew Clements book?
Classics: What Steinbeck novel begins unseasonably, with “When the fair gold morning of April stirred…”?
Non-Fiction: Who wrote about his childhood town’s holiday windfall from a truckload of spilled grapefruit, in the memoir Christmas in Plains?
Book Club: What Brooklyn author’s debut novel, Gun, with Occasional Music, featured a gangster kangaroo?
Authors: What pen name did Alf Wright swipe from a Scottish soccer player, to write books based on his own life as a Yorkshire veterinarian?
Book Bag: What P-word appears in the title of every Lucas Davenport mystery by author John Sandford?