Literary Trivia, Part Twenty


Part Twenty

96. What message does Charlotte weave into her spiderweb?
USDA Choice
Watch your cholesterol
Some pig
Slim pickings
Not it

97. The famous Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris was owned by
George Sand
Sylvia Beach
Alice Waters
Anne Rivers Siddons
Geraldine Brooks

98. Who is Bunbury?
An unscrupulous attorney
A gravedigger
A shipwrecked sailor
A portrait painter
An imaginary invalid

99. Byron’s “natural” (read: illegitimate) daughter was named

100. What relation is Elspeth Huxley to Aldous Huxley?
Cousin by marriage
They’re not related

Answers appear at the bottom of the following page.

Answers to Part Nineteen

91. Penis.
92. In 2007, Rowling told a packed Carnegie Hall, “I always thought of Dumbledore as gay.” Following a stunned silence, the audience gave her a lengthy ovation.
93. Fear of Flying launched Erica Jong’s literary career with a bang.
94. All of the above. The unexpected, amazing, elusive Mrs. P is a woman of many parts.
95. Blues, his favorite music. Selections included “Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me,” played by pianist Randy Weston.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. LawrenceHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. RowlingFear of Flying, Erica JongMrs. Pollifax Omnibus, Dorothy GilmanLangston Hughes

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