Friday, October 29, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What supernatural estate introduces young Jared, Mallory and Simon to brownies and fairies, in books by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzido?

Classics: What did the press dub the document officially called United States Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967?

Non-Fiction: What Ms magazine co-founder wrote Deborah, Golda and Me to reconcile her Judaism with her feminism?

Book Club: What "magical realist" set several of his books in the mythical Latin American city of Macondo?

Authors: What author committed suicide shortly after finding himself unable to compose a few sentences for JFK's inauguration?

Book Bag: What famed Ray Bradbury collection was released in Britain as The Silver Locusts?

8 comments:

M. Denise C. said...

Non-Fiction: Gloria Steinem

Authors: Ernest Hemingway

Happy Halloween!

Harriet M. Welsch said...

Children's: The Spiderwick Chronicles (I only know this because we once got part of a novel in a cereal box -- no joke!)

Classics: Pentagon Papers

Non-Fiction:Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Book Club: Marquez

Authors: ?

Book Bag: Martian Chronicles?

Karen said...

BC: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
BB: Dandelion Wine? (I really don't know.)

readersguide said...

1. Spiderwick Estate

2. Pentagon papers

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4 Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Avid Reader said...

Book Club: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Authors: Hemingway

Book Bag: Martian Chronicles?

Jeanne said...

Children's: Spiderwick
Classics: The Pentagon Papers
Non-Fiction: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Book Club: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Authors: Ernest Hemingway
Book Bag: The Martian Chronicles

Spiderwick was my nod to Halloween, of course. Yay for so many of you knowing a science fiction title (or two!) this time!

Karen said...

The rhythm of the name "Gabriel Garcia Marquez" reminds me to check--Jeanne, you *have* heard the Moxy Fruvous song "My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors", right?

Jeanne said...

Karen, I had not heard it, but now I have and my morning is brighter for it!