Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers
Children’s: What picture book did Faith Ringgold base on a painted quilt depicting picnickers on a city rooftop?
Classics: What play, Chekhov’s last, is set at the debt-ridden estate of Madame Ranevsky?
Non-Fiction: What newspaper, the subject of Gay Talese’s expose The Kingdom and the Power, inadvertently helped boost sales with a savage review?
Book Club: What novel by Michael Chabon lets Josef Kavalier and Sammy Klayman escape from the horrors of war by creating a comic book?
Authors: What British public school hired John le Carre as a teacher before he went on to write spy novels?
Book Bag: What light-hearted Douglas Coupland book follows a gaggle of Microsoft workers who escape to form their own company?