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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

November 19, 2010

>Children’s: What “weird” Michigan family sets out in 1963 to visit Grandma in Birmingham, Alabama, in Christopher Paul Curtis’ 1996 travelogue?

Classics: What playwright’s last completed play was A Moon for the Misbegotten?

Non-Fiction: What historian based Firehouse on the brave souls who operated Engine 40, Ladder 35 on 9/11?

Book Club: What Donna Tartt novel finds college freshman Richard Papen falling in with a mysterious circle of Greek scholars?

Authors: What novel did Sylvia Plath initially publish under the pen name “Victoria Lucas,” feeling it wasn’t a “serious work”?

Book Bag: Who explains the proper way to drape yourself in a toga, in her “Masters in Rome” book series?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. November 19, 2010 1:43 pm

    >Children's: The WatsonsClassics: O'NeillNon-Fiction: ?Book Club: The Secret History (what a page turner!)Authors: The Bell JarBook Bag: ?

  2. November 19, 2010 8:13 pm

    >Authors: The Bell Jar

  3. November 21, 2010 4:44 pm

    >Book Club: The Secret HistoryAuthors: The Bell JarOtherwise, fail. Darn.

  4. November 22, 2010 3:45 am

    >Book Club: The Secret History. Don't know the rest! Great questions!

  5. November 22, 2010 4:27 am

    >Book Bag: Colleen McCullough

  6. November 22, 2010 1:04 pm

    >Children's: The WatsonsClassics: Eugene O'Neill'sNon-Fiction: David HalberstamBook Club: The Secret HistoryAuthors: The Bell JarBook Bag: Colleen McCulloughWe're not much at non-fiction this week, but we got all the rest!

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