Friday, July 16, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: Who republished her classic Four Valentines in a Rainstorm in 2001 as The Day It Rained Hearts?

Classics: What heroine was introduced in a 1936 novel as "not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm"?

Non-Fiction: What Hollywood legend described his recovery from a 1996 medical setback in My Stroke of Luck?

Book Club: What legendary patriarch ends up cooking and eating Earth's last unicorn, in Julian Barnes' The History of the World in 10-1/2 Chapters?

Authors: Who got a free waterbed from the bedding firm that swiped the idea from one of his sci-fi novels?

Book Bag: What novel by Jennifer Weiner has full-figured Cannie learning her former flame titled his debut magazine column "Loving a Larger Woman"?

6 comments:

PAJ said...

Classics: Scarlett O'Hara
I'll think about the rest of them tomorrow.

Harriet said...

I only know two this week"

Classics: Scarlett O'Hara

Book Bag: Good in Bed. Hated this book.

Betty (Beth) said...

Book Bag: Good in Bed. How sad that this is the one I know out of all of them.

Jenny said...

Lord, I have not been doing well with these in the past few weeks! I don't know any of these...

Avid Reader said...

Classics: Scarlett of course!
Non-Fiction: Kirk Douglas

Book Bag: Good in Bed

Jeanne said...

Children's: Felicia Bond
Classics: Scarlett O'Hara
Non-Fiction: Kirk Douglas
Book Club: Noah
Authors: Robert Heinlein
Book Bag: Good in Bed

I would not have believed that no one who reads this blog has read Heinlein! He invented the remote manipulator kind of waldo, too, from his story of the same title.