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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

May 3, 2013

Children’s: What nephew of Andy Warhol illustrated If You Hopped Like a Frog and The Christmas Blizzard?

Classics: What ship rescues Professor Aronnax, his companion Conseil and harpooner Ned Land when the Abraham Lincoln is destroyed?

Non-Fiction: Which Kennedy assembled favorite stories, speeches and songs into A Patriot’s Handbook?

Book Club: What Bebe Moore Campbell novel chronicles Matriece’s attempts to get retribution from the cosmetics firm that stole her mother’s company?

Authors: What author of Typical American, born Lillian Jen, chose her pen name to honor a silent screen star?

Book Bag: What Christopher Rice bestseller digs up some dirt on three college freshmen after a professor’s wife plants her Volvo in the icy Atherton River?





5 Comments leave one →
  1. May 3, 2013 7:21 am

    Oh, this is pitiful. I don’t know a SINGLE ONE.

  2. May 3, 2013 8:51 am

    Me either, I’ve got nothing!

  3. May 3, 2013 10:06 am

    Yikes. Toughest one ever, I think.

    Children’s: No idea.
    Classics: The word “ship” almost threw me as it’s actually a submarine — the Nautilus.
    Non-Fiction: I think it’s Caroline
    Book Club: no idea
    Authors: Gish Jen, I’m assuming
    Book Bag: no idea

  4. May 3, 2013 3:37 pm

    Okay. James Warhola and Gish Jen.

  5. May 6, 2013 8:13 am

    Children’s: James Warhola
    Classics: The Nautilus
    Non-Fiction: Caroline Kennedy
    Book Club: What You Owe Me
    Authors: Gish Jen
    Book Bag: The Snow Garden

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