Friday, April 8, 2011

Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

Children's: What John Reynolds Gardiner tale tells of a lad's science project that turns him green and leafy, and the Feds who want him kept in the dark?

Classics: What J.D. Salinger novel drew its title from a misquoted Robert Burns line?

Non-Fiction: What U.S. government agency saw its dirty laundry aired by former employees in the tell-alls In Search of Enemies and Inside the Company?

Book Club: What biblical patriarch stars in Joseph Heller's God Knows?

Authors: What best-selling self-help author is, according to fellow psychologist Robert Butterworth, "like your mama, without hair"?

Book Bag: Which of John Grisham's first 10 novels did not have a title beginning with the word "The"?

7 comments:

Karen said...

Classics: Catcher in the Rye
Non-fiction: the CIA
Book Club: Abraham? (No idea, though this must be Google-able.)
Authors: Dr. Phil?
Book Bag: A Time to Kill

FreshHell said...

Childrens: Top Secret!

readersguide said...

Catcher in the Rye

Avid Reader said...

Classics: Catcher in the Rye

Book Bag: A Time to Kill

Harriet said...

I'm not peeking at the other answers. I hate it when I miss this in the morning!

children's: I don't know, but I really want to find out.

Classics: Catcher in the Rye

Non-Fiction: CIA

Book Club: ?

Authors: Hah! It has to be Dr. Phil!

Book Bag: ?

Marie said...

LOL, I don't know any of these! :-)

Jeanne said...

Children's: Top Secret
Classics: The Catcher in the Rye
Non-Fiction: The CIA
Book Club: King David
Authors: Dr. Phil
Book Bag: A Time to Kill

Karen had a guess for the biblical reference; that's the only one we missed.