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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

July 16, 2010

>Children’s: Who republished her classic Four Valentines in a Rainstorm in 2001 as The Day It Rained Hearts?

Classics: What heroine was introduced in a 1936 novel as “not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm”?

Non-Fiction: What Hollywood legend described his recovery from a 1996 medical setback in My Stroke of Luck?

Book Club: What legendary patriarch ends up cooking and eating Earth’s last unicorn, in Julian Barnes’ The History of the World in 10-1/2 Chapters?

Authors: Who got a free waterbed from the bedding firm that swiped the idea from one of his sci-fi novels?

Book Bag: What novel by Jennifer Weiner has full-figured Cannie learning her former flame titled his debut magazine column “Loving a Larger Woman”?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. July 16, 2010 12:49 pm

    >Classics: Scarlett O'HaraI'll think about the rest of them tomorrow.

  2. July 16, 2010 1:42 pm

    >I only know two this week"Classics: Scarlett O'HaraBook Bag: Good in Bed. Hated this book.

  3. July 16, 2010 2:43 pm

    >Book Bag: Good in Bed. How sad that this is the one I know out of all of them.

  4. July 17, 2010 12:19 am

    >Lord, I have not been doing well with these in the past few weeks! I don't know any of these…

  5. July 17, 2010 7:07 pm

    >Classics: Scarlett of course!Non-Fiction: Kirk DouglasBook Bag: Good in Bed

  6. July 19, 2010 12:03 pm

    >Children's: Felicia BondClassics: Scarlett O'HaraNon-Fiction: Kirk DouglasBook Club: NoahAuthors: Robert HeinleinBook Bag: Good in BedI would not have believed that no one who reads this blog has read Heinlein! He invented the remote manipulator kind of waldo, too, from his story of the same title.

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