Friday, August 20, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What well-rounded robot hero was crafted by cartoonist William Joyce?

Classics: What French novelist helped clear the name of accused traitor Alfred Dreyfus, with his book J'accuse?

Non-Fiction: What 1981 Gay Talese bestseller pulled the sheets off U.S. sexual habits?

Book Club: What best-selling Brazilian author wove the rituals of the Bahian spirit religion Candomble into such novels as Tereza Batista?

Authors: What author sent Professor Irwin Corey to accept his National Book Award for Gravity's Rainbow?

Book Bag: What thriller by David Baldacci finds journalist Tom Langdon making alterate holiday travel plans after airport security kicks him off his flight?


Karen said...

I don't know!

M. Denise C. said...

Emile Zola on the 2nd question . . .

Harriet M. Welsch said...

Children's: Rolie Polie Olie. We used to read a lot of Joyce.

Classics: Zola

Non-Fiction: Thy Neighbor's Wife

Book Club: ?

Authors: Pynchon

Book Bag: ?

TexasRed said...

No idea! Fun, though.

Don't know if you're interested in this stuff, but I gave you a blog award on my page today TexasRed Books. Hopefully it'll introduce your space to a new reader.

Jeanne said...

Children's: Rolie Polie Olie
Classics: Emile Zola
Non-Fiction: Thy Neighbor's Wife
Book Club: Jorge Amado
Authors: Thomas Pynchon
Book Bag: The Christmas Train

If you've ever heard of Pynchon, that question was kind of a giveaway/info!

Thanks, TexasRed!