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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

October 14, 2011

Children’s: Who found time to write or illustrate 300 books, including Best Story Book Ever, Biggest Pop-Up Book Ever and Biggest Make-It Book Ever?

Classics: Who did Emily Bronte sum up as a “fierce, pitiless, wolfish man” in her 1847 classic?

Non-Fiction: What best-selling novelist found time to pen a nonfiction work titled Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship?

Book Club: What magazine serialized The Bonfire of the Vanities before it was released in book form?

Authors: What author would be known as “John the Square” if his French nom de plume were translated back to English?

Book Bag: What Moscow locale did author Martin Cruz Smith tackle, 11 years after Gorky Park?

 

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  1. October 14, 2011 8:46 am

    Children’s: Richard Scarry

    Classics: Heathcliff

    Non-Fiction: ? Probably someone like Tom Clancy.

    Book Club: Don’t you wish it were Vanity Fair? But I’m pretty sure it’s Rolling Stone.

    Authors: John le Carre

    Book Bag: Red Square

  2. Karen D permalink
    October 14, 2011 11:17 am

    Classics: Heathcliff
    N-F: Tom Clancy
    BB: Red Square

  3. freshhell permalink
    October 14, 2011 1:29 pm

    Childrens: Richard Scarry
    Book Club: I think Rolling Stone. I vaguely remember it being there back when I used to subscribe.

  4. October 15, 2011 10:41 pm

    The only one I knew was Richard Scarry.

  5. October 16, 2011 10:58 pm

    Children’s: Richard Scarry
    Classics: Heathcliff
    Non-Fiction: Tom Clancy
    Book Club: Rolling Stone
    Authors: John le Carre
    Book Bag: Red Square

  6. October 18, 2011 2:06 pm

    Okay, I could figure many of the others out, but the one that jumped into my mind unaided by reflection was Richard Scarey! Oh, well, and I figured it had to be Heathcliff.

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