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The novel Roots - The Saga of an American Family spawned a 1977 TV
miniseries. Who wrote the book?
According to Shakespeare, which king would have loved to have had a
horse when he was defeated at the Battle of Bosworth?
In which of the following books would you find the character named
The Invisible Man
War of the Worlds
In 1969, an unpublished writer named John Kennedy Toole killed himself. Then, of course, his
novel was not only published, but became a huge hit and even won a Pulitzer Prize. What was the book?
Hemingway wanted to call this book about Jake Barnes and his expat
friends "Fiesta". Instead, his publisher used a line from Ecclesiastes 1.5. What book is this?
Who is credited with coining the word "factoid" in a 1973 book
about Marilyn Monroe, intending it to mean widely believed made-up facts?
The first "For Dummies" book came out in 1991. What was it
Which writer lost use of his left hand at the Battle of Lepanto and
was once kidnapped by Barbary pirates?
Jane Smiley's "A Thousand Acres" is a Pulitzer Prize winning
agricultural retelling of what Shakespeare play?
What poet won the first-ever Library of Congress Bollingen Award,
for the Pisan Cantos, which he wrote while indicted for treason after World War II?
According to Lady Caroline Lamb, what clubfooted British poet was
"mad, bad and dangerous to know"?
Athos, Portos and Aramis weren't real, but Armand Jean du Plessis
sure was. By what name do we better know him?
The TV series, All Creatures Great and Small is based on which
The blockbuster movie, Jaws, was based on a book that was written
The characters named Desinov and Dolokhov can be found in what
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