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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

August 20, 2010

>Children’s: What well-rounded robot hero was crafted by cartoonist William Joyce?

Classics: What French novelist helped clear the name of accused traitor Alfred Dreyfus, with his book J’accuse?

Non-Fiction: What 1981 Gay Talese bestseller pulled the sheets off U.S. sexual habits?

Book Club: What best-selling Brazilian author wove the rituals of the Bahian spirit religion Candomble into such novels as Tereza Batista?

Authors: What author sent Professor Irwin Corey to accept his National Book Award for Gravity’s Rainbow?

Book Bag: What thriller by David Baldacci finds journalist Tom Langdon making alterate holiday travel plans after airport security kicks him off his flight?

5 Comments leave one →
  1. August 20, 2010 12:44 pm

    >I don't know!

  2. August 20, 2010 12:52 pm

    >Emile Zola on the 2nd question . . .

  3. August 20, 2010 12:52 pm

    >Children's: Rolie Polie Olie. We used to read a lot of Joyce.Classics: ZolaNon-Fiction: Thy Neighbor's WifeBook Club: ?Authors: PynchonBook Bag: ?

  4. August 20, 2010 4:40 pm

    >No idea! Fun, though.Don't know if you're interested in this stuff, but I gave you a blog award on my page today TexasRed Books. Hopefully it'll introduce your space to a new reader.

  5. August 23, 2010 8:13 pm

    >Children's: Rolie Polie OlieClassics: Emile ZolaNon-Fiction: Thy Neighbor's WifeBook Club: Jorge AmadoAuthors: Thomas PynchonBook Bag: The Christmas TrainIf you've ever heard of Pynchon, that question was kind of a giveaway/info!Thanks, TexasRed!

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