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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

November 5, 2010

>Children’s: What was the last name of the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm who published Children’s and Household Tales in 1812?

Classics: What title kicks off Paul Scott’s Raj Quartet?

Non-Fiction: What landmark is celebrated by Nicholas Shrady’s book Tilt: A Skewed History, cut at a rakish angle?

Book Club: What daughter of a Pulitzer winner for nonfiction was nominated for a National Book Award for her novel Gorgeous Lies?

Authors: What author of The Screwtape Letters was better known by his first two initials than by “Clive Staples”?

Book Bag: What romance author made a successful crossover to “chick lit” with L.A. Woman?

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. November 5, 2010 1:12 pm

    >Children's: GrimmAuthors: C.S. Lewis

  2. November 5, 2010 1:30 pm

    >I am so lame. . . I only know two of these.Children's: GrimmAuthors: C. S. Lewis

  3. November 5, 2010 2:52 pm

    >I knew one!

  4. November 5, 2010 3:36 pm

    >Children's GrimmAuthors: C.S. Lewis Woo! Two today! đŸ™‚

  5. November 5, 2010 3:37 pm

    >1. Grimm3. Leaning Tower of Pisa?5. C.S. Lewis, of course!

  6. November 5, 2010 3:44 pm

    >Children's: GrimmClassics: The Jewel in the Crown (this has been on my TBR for awhile)Non-Fiction: Tower of PisaAuthors: Lewis!

  7. November 6, 2010 12:35 am

    >Children's: GrimmClassics: The Jewel in the Crown (best pre-hurricane impulse buy of my life)Authors: CS Lewis

  8. November 6, 2010 11:22 pm

    >Oh! Just put me down for exactly freshhell's answers.Oh, I knew the Jewel in the Crown, too — I think it was on pbs for year and years and years in my youth.

  9. November 8, 2010 1:58 pm

    >Children's: GrimmClassics: The Jewel in the CrownNon-Fiction: The Leaning Tower of PisaBook Club: Martha McPheeAuthors: C.S. LewisBook Bag: Cathy YardleyAnd I'd never heard of Martha McPhee or Cathy Yardley either!

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