Friday, February 18, 2011

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What Harry Potter confection comes with a wizard card in every package?

Classics: What novel by Aldous Huxley shipwrecks reporter Will Farnaby in the faraway utopia of Pala?

Non-Fiction: What best-selling high-tech author described his fascination with spoon-bending and other psychic phenomena, in Travels?

Book Club: What novelist contrasts the marriages of two Bangladeshi sisters in her debut novel Brick Lane?

Authors: Who helped Zora Neale Hurston turn her short story "Mule Bone" into a play, before a rift caused it to go unpublished for 60 years?

Book Bag: What William Goldman book included the first chapter of its unpublished sequel, Buttercup's Baby, in its 25th anniversary edition?

8 comments:

Karenlibrarian said...

Children's: Chocolate Frogs

Book Club: Monica Ali

Book Bag: Lord of the Flies??

FreshHell said...

Book Bag: The Princess Bride

Karen said...

Children's: Chocolate Frogs

Classics: Brave New World

Book Bag: The Princess Bride

Melissa Hall said...

Children: Chocolate Frogs

Nonfiction: Michael Crichton

Author: Monica Ali

Book Bag: The Princess Bride!!!

This week's was fantastic!

Harriet said...

Children's: Chocolate Frogs
Classics: Island
Non-Fiction: ?
Book Club: Monica Ali
Authors: Langston Hughes
Book Bag: The Princess Bride. Didn't we just have a question about this book?

Betty (Beth) said...

I'm so excited to know some this week! :-)

Children's: Chocolate Frog
Book Club: Monica Ali
Book Bag: The Princess Bride

Jenny said...

Children's: Chocolate Frogs
Book Club: Monica Ali
Book Bag: The Princess Bride

Jeanne said...

Children's: Chocolate frogs
Classics: Island
Non-Fiction: Michael Crichton
Book Club: Monica Ali
Authors: Langston Hughes
Book Bag: The Princess Bride

I thought the first and the last were easy. But together, we got them all.

Harriet, I don't remember a recent question about The Princess Bride...but can there be too many?!