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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

February 18, 2011

>Children’s: What Harry Potter confection comes with a wizard card in every package?

Classics: What novel by Aldous Huxley shipwrecks reporter Will Farnaby in the faraway utopia of Pala?

Non-Fiction: What best-selling high-tech author described his fascination with spoon-bending and other psychic phenomena, in Travels?

Book Club: What novelist contrasts the marriages of two Bangladeshi sisters in her debut novel Brick Lane?

Authors: Who helped Zora Neale Hurston turn her short story “Mule Bone” into a play, before a rift caused it to go unpublished for 60 years?

Book Bag: What William Goldman book included the first chapter of its unpublished sequel, Buttercup’s Baby, in its 25th anniversary edition?

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. February 18, 2011 1:11 pm

    >Children's: Chocolate FrogsBook Club: Monica Ali Book Bag: Lord of the Flies??

  2. February 18, 2011 1:46 pm

    >Book Bag: The Princess Bride

  3. February 18, 2011 1:54 pm

    >Children's: Chocolate FrogsClassics: Brave New WorldBook Bag: The Princess Bride

  4. February 18, 2011 2:56 pm

    >Children: Chocolate FrogsNonfiction: Michael CrichtonAuthor: Monica AliBook Bag: The Princess Bride!!!This week's was fantastic!

  5. February 18, 2011 3:15 pm

    >Children's: Chocolate FrogsClassics: IslandNon-Fiction: ?Book Club: Monica AliAuthors: Langston HughesBook Bag: The Princess Bride. Didn't we just have a question about this book?

  6. February 18, 2011 3:35 pm

    >I'm so excited to know some this week! :-)Children's: Chocolate FrogBook Club: Monica AliBook Bag: The Princess Bride

  7. February 19, 2011 1:58 am

    >Children's: Chocolate FrogsBook Club: Monica AliBook Bag: The Princess Bride

  8. February 21, 2011 1:42 pm

    >Children's: Chocolate frogsClassics: IslandNon-Fiction: Michael CrichtonBook Club: Monica AliAuthors: Langston HughesBook Bag: The Princess BrideI thought the first and the last were easy. But together, we got them all.Harriet, I don't remember a recent question about The Princess Bride…but can there be too many?!

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