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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

July 19, 2013

Children’s: What are apartment-dwelling sleuths Bunny Browne and Jack Jones better known as, in books like The Case of the Missing Monkey?

Classics: What pioneering Nebraskan author won a Pulitzer for her World War I tale One of Ours?

Non-Fiction: What Orlando Magic exec managed to write his inspirational tome How To Be Like Mike without ever coaching or interviewing Michael Jordan?

Book Club: What Mark Helprin war epic is named for its hero, the chatty 70-year-old veteran Alessandro Giuliani?

Authors: What California-born crime novelist claimed his father’s dying words to him were “Son, try to pick up every waitress who serves you”?

Book Bag: What mystery author titled bestsellers Four Blind Mice, The Big Bad Wolf and Pop Goes the Weasel?

9 Comments leave one →
  1. July 19, 2013 7:33 am

    Children’s: High Rise Private Eyes.

    Classics: Willa Cather

    Non-Fiction: ?

    Book Club: This sounds like a trick question. If it’s named for Alessandro Giuliani, is the answer Alessandro Giuliani?

    Authors: ?

    Book Bag: Patterson

  2. July 19, 2013 11:13 am

    Classics: Cather

    Book Bag: James Patterson

  3. July 19, 2013 8:30 pm

    I still got nothing.

  4. July 20, 2013 10:19 am

    Wow, zero of these this week. I hate myself. :p

  5. July 20, 2013 1:32 pm

    I know Classics is Willa Cather (still haven’t read that one, though).

    I’m guessing James Ellroy for Authors?

  6. July 22, 2013 9:24 am

    Hi, friends of Jeanne! She asked me to post this week’s answers, as she’s unplugged for a few days:

    Children’s: The High-Rise Private Eyes
    Classics: Willa Cather
    Non-Fiction: Pat Williams
    Book Club: A Soldier of the Great War
    Authors: James Ellroy
    Book Bag: James Patterson

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