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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

January 14, 2011

>Children’s: What bestseller did Dorothy Kunhardt come up with in 1940, after pasting tactile objects into a book for her three-year-old daughter, Edith?

Classics(?): Who was the first of Vito Corleone’s sons to bite the dust?

Non-Fiction: What sport’s early history, including Merkle’s Boner and Snodgrass’ Muff, did Lawrence Ritter bring to life in The Glory of Their Times?

Book Club: What 1980 novel introduced a blue-eyed Cro-Magnon orphan adopted by Neaderthals?

Authors: What San Francisco novelist insists his name is real, despite its suspicious anagram “is a man I dreamt up”?

Book Bag: What debut Roy Blount novel tells the story of Guy Fox, the first man to impregnate a U.S. president?

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. January 14, 2011 12:48 pm

    >Children's: Pat the BunnyClassics: Sonny? I don't remember this very well and what I do remember, I know only from the moviesNon–Fiction: BaseballBook Club: Clan of the Cave BearAuthors: Armistead Maupin!Book Bag: ?And with that, I'm off to the university to talk about Habermas for a few hours. Wish me luck.

  2. January 14, 2011 1:13 pm

    >I am pathetic. I only know two: Children's is Pat the Bunny and Book Club is Clan of the Cave Bear. I couldn't even remember the name of Vito Corleone's sons.

  3. January 14, 2011 1:16 pm

    >I think I know one this week! I think the book club book is The Clan of the Cave Bear.

  4. January 14, 2011 2:00 pm

    >Classics: Sonny? But I only watched the movie, and that only once.Book Club: Clan of the Cave Bear

  5. January 14, 2011 2:23 pm

    >Classics: SonnyAuthors: Armistead Maupin (I just read Tales of the City last year)

  6. January 14, 2011 4:29 pm

    >Well, in the movie it was Sonny, so I'm gonna go with that. :-)As for the rest, no clue.

  7. January 15, 2011 7:04 am

    >Ha! I knew two, for the first time in ages and ages, and others beat me to them. šŸ™‚

  8. January 17, 2011 1:44 pm

    >Children's: Pat the BunnyClassics: Santino, or SonnyNon-Fiction: BaseballBook Club: The Clan of the Cave BearAuthors: Armistead MaupinBook Bag: First HubbyWell played, all!

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