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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

May 7, 2010

>Children’s: What Laurie Keller book features a chocolate-frosted treat that begs Mr. Bing not to eat him?

Classics: What Manuel Puig novel starts “Something a little strange, that’s what you notice, that she’s not a woman like all the others”?

Non-Fiction: What Elizabeth Marshall Thomas bestseller reveals the secret lives of Misha, Maria and Bingo?

Book Club: What onetime boxer knocked out story collections called The Pugilist at Rest and Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine?

Authors: What S-word for visceral horror is novelist David Schow credited with coining in the 1980s?

Book Bag: What great-granddaughter of a noted Chinese poet wrote the romantic suspense tales Keeper of the Bride and Peggy Sue Got Murdered?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. May 7, 2010 2:38 pm

    >Children: Arnie the Doughnut.That's all I got.

  2. May 7, 2010 2:52 pm

    >Classics: Kiss of the Spider Woman?

  3. May 7, 2010 3:20 pm

    >Children's: Arnie the Doughnut! We love this book. We love all of her books, but this is our favorite.Classics: Kiss of the SpiderwomanNon-Fiction: Secret Life of Dogs? I don't think the title's quite right. Hidden life?Book Club: ?Authors: SlasherBook Bag: ? A tough one this week!

  4. May 7, 2010 3:34 pm

    >This is tough. I'm guessing Kiss of the Spider Woman and that's all I've got.

  5. May 7, 2010 4:33 pm

    >Wow. I know *none* of these. That may be a first.

  6. May 10, 2010 12:45 pm

    >This was a tough one! Children's: Arnie the DoughnutClassics: Kiss of the Spider WomanNon-Fiction: The Hidden Life of DogsBook Club: Thom JonesAuthors: SplatterpunkBook Bag: Tess GerritsenFor once I didn't know the Children's, although some of you with younger children did. I'm glad that many of us at least got the "Classics" one!

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