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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

February 4, 2011

>Children’s: What type of beast is Hathi, in The Jungle Book?

Classics: What Bernard Malamud debut novel introduced aging baseball phenom Roy Hobbes?

Non-Fiction: What four-letter title did Leora Tanenbaum pick for her book subtitled Growing Up Females with a Bad Reputation?

Book Club: What story by Andre Dubus III inspired the award-winning Sissy Spacek film In the Bedroom?

Authors: What Caribbean nation’s revolution inspired Madison Smartt Bell’s historical novels All Souls Rising and Master of the Crossroads?

Book Bag: What author briefly abandoned the supernatural in the 1980s to pen The Feast of All Saints and Cry to Heaven?

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  1. February 4, 2011 1:54 pm

    >Children's: elephantClassics: The NaturalNon-Fiction: SlutBook Club: ?Authors: HaitiBook Bag: Anne Rice — One of my college profs had us read Cry to Heaven, which is about a castrato.

  2. February 4, 2011 3:04 pm

    >Children's: elephantClassics: The NaturalNon-Fiction: ?Book Club: ?Authors: Haiti?Book Bag: ? (Stephen King isn't right, I don't think…)

  3. February 4, 2011 3:26 pm

    >Childrens: ElephantClassics: The NaturalNon-Fiction: guessing, but it has to be SlutBook Club: ?Authors: guessing again that it's HaitiBook Bag: ? Madame Blavatsky? (kidding)

  4. February 4, 2011 8:12 pm

    >Children's: An elephant… that's all I got.

  5. February 4, 2011 8:21 pm

    >man, i don't know any of these!

  6. February 5, 2011 2:43 am

    >Not doing very well this week. . . Children's — elephantClassics — the NaturalNon-fiction — Slut?Book Club — umm, "In the Bedroom"?? (I know that can't be it. GREAT movie though!)Authors — ?Book Bag — ?

  7. February 7, 2011 12:09 pm

    >Children's: an elephantClassics: The NaturalNon-Fiction: Slut!Book Club: KillingsAuthors: Haiti'sBook Bag: Anne RiceEven ReadersGuide couldn't fill us in on the Dubus story this week, but we did well with everything else!

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