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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

November 23, 2012

Children’s: What did Kate and Jim McMullan title their tale about a belching garbage truck with an endless appetite for “dirty diapers” and “puppy poo”?

Classics: Who was dubbed the “Knight of the Woeful Countenance” by his faithful sidekick?

Non-Fiction: What Australian penned American Scoundrel, about the notorious Tammany rogue and Civil War general Dan Sickles?

Book Club: What Alice Walker book begins: “You better not never tell nobody but God. It’d kill your mammy”?

Authors: What author of Ways of Escape admitted to having played Russian roulette as a boy “for excitement to get away from the boredom”?

Book Bag: Who tapped out a first novel Death by Hollywood in his spare time, while producing NYPD Blue?

 

 

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  1. November 23, 2012 7:59 am

    Children’s: What did Kate and Jim McMullan title their tale about a belching garbage truck with an endless appetite for “dirty diapers” and “puppy poo”?

    I Stink!

    Classics: Who was dubbed the “Knight of the Woeful Countenance” by his faithful sidekick?

    Don Quixote

    Non-Fiction: What Australian penned American Scoundrel, about the notorious Tammany rogue and Civil War general Dan Sickles?

    ?

    Book Club: What Alice Walker book begins: “You better not never tell nobody but God. It’d kill your mammy”?

    The Color Purple

    Authors: What author of Ways of Escape admitted to having played Russian roulette as a boy “for excitement to get away from the boredom”?

    ?

    Book Bag: Who tapped out a first novel Death by Hollywood in his spare time, while producing NYPD Blue?

    ?

  2. Karen D permalink
    November 23, 2012 11:06 am

    I guessed Don Quixote but nothing else.

  3. freshhell permalink
    November 24, 2012 7:43 pm

    I Stink!, Don Quixote, Color Purple, Steven Bochco…

    • November 26, 2012 4:41 pm

      May I say how much I enjoyed getting your first sentence here–the correct answer to the children’s question–in my email?

      • freshhell permalink
        November 26, 2012 7:20 pm

        Ha! Man, I wish I had a dime for every reading of that book!

  4. November 26, 2012 4:42 pm

    Children’s: I Stink!
    Classics: Don Quixote
    Non-Fiction: Thomas Keneally
    Book Club: The Color Purple
    Authors: Graham Greene
    Book Bag: Steve Bochco

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