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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

April 22, 2011

>Children’s:  What author’s Just So Stories explain how the leopard got his spots and how the elephant got his trunk?

Classics: Whose famed diaries were originally published as Het Achterhuis, or The House Behind?

Non-Fiction:  What book by John F. Kennedy probed moments of integrity by senators like Henry Clay and Daniel Webster?

Book Club: What Robert Olen Butler tale stars a hairless, 16-toed alien who mates with an Alabama beautician?

Authors: Who promised Book magazine that Blood Canticle would be her last novel about “people who were damned or who were condemned”?

Book Bag: What brooding albino swordman is emperor of Melnibone in Michael Moorcock’s epic saga?

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  1. April 22, 2011 11:36 am

    >Children's: Rudyard KiplingClassics: Anne FrankNon-Fiction: Profiles in Courage. Book Club: ???Authors: Anne Rice?Book Bag: ?

  2. April 22, 2011 2:35 pm

    >Only three for me this week:Children's: KiplingNonfiction: Profiles in CourageAuthors: Anne RiceNo idea about the others, sorry.

  3. April 22, 2011 4:57 pm

    >Children's: Rudyard KiplingClassics: Anne FrankNon-Fiction: Profiles in CourageBook Club: Mr SpacemanAuthors: I think it must be Ann RiceBook Bag: No idea —

  4. April 22, 2011 5:17 pm

    >Children's: Rudyard KiplingClassics: Anne FrankNon-Fiction: Profiles in CourageHappy Easter!

  5. April 23, 2011 7:14 pm

    >I only know Rudyard Kipling and _Profiles of Courage_. I'm betting the second is Anne Frank, though?

  6. April 24, 2011 12:00 am

    >I might be the only regular reader who know that Prince Elric of Melnibone is the albino warrior with the fateful sword of the Michael Moorcock stories.

  7. April 24, 2011 3:30 pm

    >I knew Rudyard Kipling and Profiles in Courage before I looked at the other answers, but didn't know the others. I want to read Mr. Spaceman now, though.

  8. April 25, 2011 11:27 am

    >Children's: Rudyard KiplingClassics: Anne FrankNon-Fiction: Profiles in CourageBook Club: Mr. SpacemanAuthors: Anne RiceBook Bag: ElricHey, together we got all of them this week!

  9. April 25, 2011 8:18 pm

    >Yay! Questions I know the answers to!Childrens – KiplingClassics – Diary of Anne Frank (?)NF – Profiles in Courage Authors – Anne RiceI don't know what the book club book is but I suddenly want to read it.

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