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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

November 30, 2012

Children’s: What author introduced overweight 10th-grader Virginia Shreves in The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things?

Classics: What former Hitler Youth member exposed the madness of Nazism in The Tin Drum?

Non-Fiction: What British author spent the first volume of her 1994 autobiography Under My Skin, recounting her years in Persia and Rhodesia?

Book Club: What 2003 Toni Morrison novel defines the late millionaire Bill Cosey by the women in his life?

Authors: What Bengali-American became the youngest author to win a Pulitzer for fiction, with her short-story collection Interpreter of Maladies?

Book Bag: What science fiction author opened his Heechee Saga with the book Gateway?

6 Comments leave one →
  1. November 30, 2012 8:31 am

    I know some of these for once 😀 Classics is Gunter Grass. Book club I think is Love. Childrens is going to drive me mad because I know that one. And Authors is Jhumpa Lahari (sp?)

  2. November 30, 2012 10:27 am

    Classics: Gunter Grass

    Authors: Jhumpa Lahiri, love her!

  3. November 30, 2012 3:09 pm

    I know the ones everyone else knows too!

  4. November 30, 2012 9:15 pm

    I know none of them 😦

  5. December 3, 2012 8:23 am

    Children’s: Carolyn Mackler
    Classics: Gunter Grass
    Non-Fiction: Doris Lessing
    Book Club: Love
    Authors: Jhumpa Lahiri
    Book Bag: Frederik Pohl

  6. December 3, 2012 7:30 pm

    I only know one, Jhumpa Lahiri! Good questions!

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