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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

October 1, 2010

>Children’s: What member of the Grateful Dead co-wrote with his sister Wendy an environmental children’s book called Panther Dream?

Classics: What nickname for 12-year-old Dolores Haze is the title of a 1955 novel?

Non-Fiction: What 1987 Allan Bloom tome called American culture “a Disneyland version of the Weimar Republic for the whole family”?

Book Club: Who won a 1998 Pulitzer for his multigenerational novel American Pastoral?

Authors: What best-selling Aussie author moved to tiny Norfolk Island, where she met and married a local descendant of Fletcher Christian?

Book Bag: Who created the world of Darkover, then made it available for other writers to set stories there?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. October 1, 2010 2:02 pm

    >Children's: Bob Weir (god help me for knowing this!)Classics: Lolita

  2. October 1, 2010 2:33 pm

    >Classics: LolitaBook Club: Philip RothBook Bag: Marion Zimmer Bradley(I think)

  3. October 1, 2010 3:32 pm

    >Children's: ?Classics: LolitaNon-Fiction: The Closing of the American MindBook Club: Philip RothAuthors: Colleen McCullough? Book Bag: Marion Zimmer Bradley. As much as I loved The Mists of Avalon, I've never been able to deal with her sci fi.

  4. October 4, 2010 1:06 pm

    >Children's: Bob WeirClassics: LolitaNon-Fiction: The Closing of the American MindBook Club: Philip RothAuthors: Coleen McCulloughBook Bag: Marion Zimmer BradleyThis may have been the hardest yet–congratulations on getting all of them collectively (especially to Harriet, who got all but one).

  5. October 4, 2010 2:32 pm

    >I would have known the Lolita one. Yay me!

  6. October 6, 2010 2:11 pm

    >The only one that I got was Colleen McCullough, but I'm usually happy if I can get at least one right. 🙂

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