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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

April 2, 2010

I’m calling this the Easter edition, because of the first question. Also the completely gratuitous picture of our rabbit.

Children’s: Who began his infamous raids on Mr. McGregor’s garden in 1902?

Classics: What was the first Raymond Chandler novel to feature private eye Philip Marlowe?

Non-Fiction: What Portuguese navigator’s ill-fated-16th-century voyage to the Spice Islands is the focus of Laurence Bergreen’s Over the Edge of the World?

Book Club: What famed artist’s trip to Tahiti features in Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel The Way to Paradise?

Authors: What novel caused Sebastian Junger to note “I’ve written as complete an account as possible of something that can never be fully known”?

Book Bag: What self-published bestseller sends its hero on a quest for a Peruvian manuscript containing nine mystical “insights”?

7 Comments leave one →
  1. April 2, 2010 11:44 am

    >I do like Peter Rabbit. I'm waiting for my Boy-o to be able to follow stories that long; I've already bought him a book of them. 🙂

  2. April 2, 2010 12:57 pm

    >Peter Rabbit, of course. Is the last one The Celestine Prophecy? Chandler: Big Sleep? Maybe?

  3. April 2, 2010 1:43 pm

    >Children's: Peter RabbitClassics: The Big SleepNon-Fiction: MagellanBook Club: ?Authors: The Perfect Storm (great book)Book Bag: The Celestine Prophecy (awful book)(I think that's the most I've ever gotten! Even if one or two is wrong)

  4. April 2, 2010 2:41 pm

    >Book Club: Gauguin!

  5. April 2, 2010 5:19 pm

    >Woah!Peter Rabbit.That's all.(Did Magellan have a mishap in the Spice Islands?)

  6. April 5, 2010 12:07 am

    >I wish I could play these. I only get the most basic ones. Can you believe I missed Peter Rabbit?

  7. April 5, 2010 10:36 pm

    >Children's: Peter RabbitClassics: The Big SleepNon-Fiction: Ferdinand MagellanBook Club: Paul GauguinAuthors: The Perfect StormBook Bag: The Celestine ProphecyCollectively, we win!

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