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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

October 29, 2010

>Children’s: What supernatural estate introduces young Jared, Mallory and Simon to brownies and fairies, in books by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzido?

Classics: What did the press dub the document officially called United States Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967?

Non-Fiction: What Ms magazine co-founder wrote Deborah, Golda and Me to reconcile her Judaism with her feminism?

Book Club: What “magical realist” set several of his books in the mythical Latin American city of Macondo?

Authors: What author committed suicide shortly after finding himself unable to compose a few sentences for JFK’s inauguration?

Book Bag: What famed Ray Bradbury collection was released in Britain as The Silver Locusts?

8 Comments leave one →
  1. October 29, 2010 1:21 pm

    >Non-Fiction: Gloria SteinemAuthors: Ernest HemingwayHappy Halloween!

  2. October 29, 2010 1:57 pm

    >Children's: The Spiderwick Chronicles (I only know this because we once got part of a novel in a cereal box — no joke!)Classics: Pentagon PapersNon-Fiction:Letty Cottin PogrebinBook Club: MarquezAuthors: ?Book Bag: Martian Chronicles?

  3. October 29, 2010 4:11 pm

    >BC: Gabriel Garcia MarquezBB: Dandelion Wine? (I really don't know.)

  4. October 29, 2010 5:44 pm

    >1. Spiderwick Estate2. Pentagon papers34 Gabriel Garcia Marquez56

  5. October 29, 2010 8:10 pm

    >Book Club: Gabriel Garcia MarquezAuthors: HemingwayBook Bag: Martian Chronicles?

  6. November 1, 2010 12:28 pm

    >Children's: SpiderwickClassics: The Pentagon PapersNon-Fiction: Letty Cottin PogrebinBook Club: Gabriel Garcia MarquezAuthors: Ernest HemingwayBook Bag: The Martian ChroniclesSpiderwick was my nod to Halloween, of course. Yay for so many of you knowing a science fiction title (or two!) this time!

  7. November 1, 2010 12:43 pm

    >The rhythm of the name "Gabriel Garcia Marquez" reminds me to check–Jeanne, you *have* heard the Moxy Fruvous song "My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors", right?

  8. November 1, 2010 2:02 pm

    >Karen, I had not heard it, but now I have and my morning is brighter for it!

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