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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

March 2, 2012

Children’s: Who, with his wife Francoise Mouly, launched the Little Lit series of alternative comics for kids?

Classics: What sleuth made his last appearance in Strand Magazine in 1927, with “The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place”?

Non-Fiction: What Supreme Court justice describes life growing up on an Arizona ranch, in the memoir Lazy B?

Book Club: What Don DeLillo novel follows the path taken by the ball that Bobby Thomson hit for his “shot heard ’round the world”?

Authors: What author of “choreopoems” legally abandoned her “slave name” of Paulette Williams in 1971?

Book Bag: What author unleashed forensics expert Temperance Brennan in Deja Dead, Death Du Jour and Deadly Decisions?


9 Comments leave one →
  1. Harriet M. Welsch permalink
    March 2, 2012 7:29 am

    Children’s: Art “Maus” Spigelman

    Classics: Sherlock Holmes

    Non-Fiction: Sandra Day O’connor

    Book Club: Underworld

    Authors: I couldn’t think of her name and had to look her up because it was driving me nuts, so I’ll keep my mouth shut on this one.

    Book Bag: No idea, but I love the name.

  2. March 2, 2012 9:10 am

    Oh,this is sad. I know none of them.

  3. March 2, 2012 9:31 am

    Oh man, I’ve got zero as well.

  4. March 2, 2012 11:25 am

    Book Bag: Kathy Reichs.

    Otherwise, I got nothing.

  5. March 2, 2012 3:15 pm

    1. Art Spiegelman
    2. Sherlock Holmes
    3. Sandra Day O’Connor
    4. no idea
    5. Ntozake Shange
    6. Kathy Reichs

  6. Karen D permalink
    March 2, 2012 6:00 pm

    I only knew about Sherlock, though I recognize Temperance Brennan’s name. I don’t know who wrote her, though.

  7. March 5, 2012 7:13 am

    Children’s: Art Spiegelman
    Classics: Sherlock Holmes (!)
    Non-Fiction: Sandra Day O’Connor
    Book Club: Underworld
    Authors: Ntozake Shange
    Book Bag: Kathy Reichs

  8. March 5, 2012 2:20 pm

    Sandrea Day O’Connor and White Noise!

    (in the theory that late is better than never.)

  9. March 5, 2012 2:21 pm

    Ooops. Underworld.

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