Friday, May 7, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What Laurie Keller book features a chocolate-frosted treat that begs Mr. Bing not to eat him?

Classics: What Manuel Puig novel starts "Something a little strange, that's what you notice, that she's not a woman like all the others"?

Non-Fiction: What Elizabeth Marshall Thomas bestseller reveals the secret lives of Misha, Maria and Bingo?

Book Club: What onetime boxer knocked out story collections called The Pugilist at Rest and Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine?

Authors: What S-word for visceral horror is novelist David Schow credited with coining in the 1980s?

Book Bag: What great-granddaughter of a noted Chinese poet wrote the romantic suspense tales Keeper of the Bride and Peggy Sue Got Murdered?

6 comments:

FreshHell said...

Children: Arnie the Doughnut.

That's all I got.

Colleen said...

Classics: Kiss of the Spider Woman?

Harriet said...

Children's: Arnie the Doughnut! We love this book. We love all of her books, but this is our favorite.

Classics: Kiss of the Spiderwoman

Non-Fiction: Secret Life of Dogs? I don't think the title's quite right. Hidden life?

Book Club: ?

Authors: Slasher

Book Bag: ?

A tough one this week!

readersguide said...

This is tough. I'm guessing Kiss of the Spider Woman and that's all I've got.

Alison said...

Wow. I know *none* of these. That may be a first.

Jeanne said...

This was a tough one!

Children's: Arnie the Doughnut

Classics: Kiss of the Spider Woman

Non-Fiction: The Hidden Life of Dogs

Book Club: Thom Jones

Authors: Splatterpunk

Book Bag: Tess Gerritsen

For once I didn't know the Children's, although some of you with younger children did. I'm glad that many of us at least got the "Classics" one!