Friday, September 24, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What Sandra Boynton book is fittingly subtitled Pigorian Chat from Snouto Domoinko de Silo?

Classics: What novel by Bernard Malamud reveals the fate of Yakov Bok, a Jewish handyman accused of murdering a Christian boy to obtain his blood?

Non-Fiction: What prominent 20th-century Republican is one of nine World War II airmen celebrated in Flyboys?

Book Club: Whose novel A Patchwork Planet introduced "Rent-A-Back," a service that sends employees to do heavy lifting for the elderly?

Authors: What New York novelist is credited with spiking up the sales of Manolo Blahnik shoes?

Book Bag: What former Scottish pickle-packer penned a flowery saga about a Victorian prostitute, called The Crimson Petal and the White?

8 comments:

Avid Reader said...

This week's was tough.

Authors: Candace Bushnell

Book Bag: Michel Faber

Harriet M. Welsch said...

Children's: Ooh! I have this one! " Grunt," of course! I will never be too old for Boynton.

Classics: I should know this, but the best I can do is "not The Natural"

Non-Fiction: ?

Book Club: ?

Authors: Surely it is Candace Bushnell

Book Bag: ?

Tough ones this week!

FreshHell said...

Book CLub: Anne Tyler (love her)

Teena said...

I knew one! Anne Tyler!! But someone else knew it first :(

readersguide said...

All I've got is that authors is surely candance bushnell and the feeling that I ought to, but don't, know classics. This quiz!

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Jodie said...

I think I know some answers - this never happens!

Non-fiction: Charles Lindbergh

And then I know someone else go them already but I also think Author is Candace Bushnell and Book Bag is Michel Faber.

Jeanne said...

Children's: Grunt
Classics: The Fixer
Non-Fiction: George Bush
Book Club: Anne Tyler's
Authors: Candace Bushnell
Book Bag: Michael Faber

This WAS a hard one. Only two were easy for me, since I love all of Anne Tyler's novels and most of Sandra Boynton's books with CDs.