Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers
Children’s: What Pulitzer-winning playwright saw her picture book Pamela’s First Musical actually performed as a musical, in 2002?
Classics: What 19th-century writer set his novels in the hills near Lake Otsego, which he called “Glimmerglass”?
Non-Fiction: What Kitty Kelley expose did Warner Books decline to publish in Britain, out of respect for that nation’s strict libel laws?
Book Club: What sport did John Updike’s Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom star in as a high schooler?
Authors: Who was shocked when Glitz became a New York Times bestseller, noting “I didn’t think I wrote well enough or poorly enough to hit the list”?
Book Bag: Who’s written the most James Bond novels–Ian Fleming, John E. Gardner or Raymond Benson?