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Trivial Pursuit For Book Lovers

January 18, 2013

Children’s: What form of word play does Jon Agee celebrate in Go Hang a Salami! I’m a Lasagna Hog! and Sit on a Potato Pan, Otis?

Classics: What Washington Irving tale is subtitled a Posthumous Writing of Diedrich Knickerbocker?

Non-Fiction: What Irish writer does R.F. Foster dub The Arch-Poet and The Apprentice Mage in biography titles?

Book Club: What novel earned John Updike a Time magazine cover in 1968, for capturing the essence of “the adulterous society”?

Authors: What author acted as an intermediary between Castro and Mitterrand, to free imprisoned Cuban poet Armando Valladares?

Book Bag: Who penned four mysteries starring androgynous Oxford don Hilary Tamar?



6 Comments leave one →
  1. January 18, 2013 8:00 am

    I’m so excited because I know children’s – palindrome!!

  2. January 18, 2013 8:38 am

    Children’s: Wow, don’t even need the book to know it’s palindrome.

    Classics: Rip van Winkle

    Non-Fiction: Yeats

    Book Club: ? I feel like I should know this one…

    Authors: ?

    Book Bag: Ooh, finally a mystery author I know! Sarah Caudwell!

  3. January 18, 2013 8:57 am

    PALINDROME!!! (Ipreferpi)/dunno/dunno/dunno/dunno/dunno.


  4. January 18, 2013 9:34 am

    Classics: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Book Club: I think one of the Rabbit books

  5. freshhell permalink
    January 18, 2013 1:05 pm

    Rip Van Winkle

  6. January 21, 2013 9:43 am

    Children’s: palindrome
    Classics: Rip Van Winkle
    Non-Fiction: Yeats
    Book Club: Couples
    Authors: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Book Bag: Sarah Caudwell

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