Friday, November 19, 2010

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What "weird" Michigan family sets out in 1963 to visit Grandma in Birmingham, Alabama, in Christopher Paul Curtis' 1996 travelogue?

Classics: What playwright's last completed play was A Moon for the Misbegotten?

Non-Fiction: What historian based Firehouse on the brave souls who operated Engine 40, Ladder 35 on 9/11?

Book Club: What Donna Tartt novel finds college freshman Richard Papen falling in with a mysterious circle of Greek scholars?

Authors: What novel did Sylvia Plath initially publish under the pen name "Victoria Lucas," feeling it wasn't a "serious work"?

Book Bag: Who explains the proper way to drape yourself in a toga, in her "Masters in Rome" book series?

6 comments:

Harriet M. Welsch said...

Children's: The Watsons
Classics: O'Neill
Non-Fiction: ?
Book Club: The Secret History (what a page turner!)
Authors: The Bell Jar
Book Bag: ?

Avid Reader said...

Authors: The Bell Jar

Jenny said...

Book Club: The Secret History
Authors: The Bell Jar

Otherwise, fail. Darn.

Marie said...

Book Club: The Secret History. Don't know the rest! Great questions!

Memory said...

Book Bag: Colleen McCullough

Jeanne said...

Children's: The Watsons
Classics: Eugene O'Neill's
Non-Fiction: David Halberstam
Book Club: The Secret History
Authors: The Bell Jar
Book Bag: Colleen McCullough

We're not much at non-fiction this week, but we got all the rest!