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Trivial Pursuit for Book Lovers

August 16, 2013

Children’s: What Doreen Cronin book unearths the journals of a subterranean critter whose mom warns: “Never bother Daddy when he’s eating the newspaper?”

Classics: What Henry Miller opus is narrated by a manager for the Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company?

Non-Fiction: What TV comic let readers indulge in a fill-in-the-blank “fantasy conversation” with her in the 1995 book My Point…and I Do Have One?

Book Club: What Candid Camera vet landed on bestseller lists with Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man?

Authors: Who drew upon 14 years as a clinical psychologist to pen the suspense tales Survival of the Fittest, Monster and Dr. Death?

Book Bag: What author introduced mining engineer Jonathan Blair to find Lancashire’s missing curate in Rose?

5 Comments leave one →
  1. August 16, 2013 9:43 am

    Children’s: Diary of a Worm! One of my favorites from AJ’s younger years. I think we still have that one.

    Classics: One of the Tropics — but which one? Cancer? Capricorn? Anyone? Bueller?

    Non-Fiction: Ellen DeGeneres

    Book Club: Alan Funt is the only CC veteran I know.

    Authors: ?

    Book Bag: ?

  2. Valerie permalink
    August 16, 2013 10:14 am

    I only knew one and it was Children’s. Diary of a Worm was a favorite in our house.

  3. Gwen Bailey permalink
    August 16, 2013 11:17 am

    I only know the third one: Ellen DeGeneres. Usually, I don’t know any, so I’m pretty proud right now.

  4. August 16, 2013 2:54 pm

    Classics: Tropic of Cancer maybe?

  5. August 19, 2013 9:28 pm

    Children’s: Diary of a Worm
    Classics: Tropic of Capricorn
    Non-Fiction: Ellen DeGeneres
    Book Club: Fannie Flagg
    Authors: Jonathan Kellerman
    Book Bag: Martin Cruz Smith

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