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In the 2007 book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", what materials make up Lucius Malfoy's wand?

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Elm And Dragon Heartstring. J.K. Rowling, the author of 2007's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", began writing stories when she was six years old.

Which "Stranger in a Strange Land" character is known as "The Man from Mars"?

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Valentine Michael Smith. "Stranger in a Strange Land" was a science fiction novel written by Robert A. Heinlein in 1961.

What was Julia Child, the best selling author of "My Life in France" famous for?

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Writing Cook Books. Julia Child was one of the founders of "The American Institute Of Wine & Food" in 1981.

Who wrote the classic erotic novel "Delta of Venus"?

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Anais Nin. Anais Nin is most famous for her diaries.

What are the Audie awards presented for?

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Excellence In Audio Books. There are approximately thirty categories in which Audies are awarded.

Which of Rihanna's songs shares its name with a William Shakespeare play?

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Romeo & Juliet. "Romeo & Juliet" is on Rihanna's "GetOn" album.

Who is the only author to get a death sentence for his work?

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Salman Rushdie. Salman Rushdie was sent a death threat by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on February 24, 1989.

According to H.P. Lovecraft, who wrote the blasphemous "Necronomicon"?

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Abdul Alhazred. "Necronomicon" is a fictional book, written by also-fictional Abdul Alhazred, which appears in several stories by H.P. Lovecraft.

Which of these books was a Dan Brown best seller?

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The Da Vinci Code. Ron Howard directed the 2006 film adaptation of the novel "The Da Vinci Code".

In Dean Koontz's book "The Good Guy", how much money is Time given in the bar?

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$10,000. Dean Koontz worked as a high school teacher before deciding to write full-time.

The hero of John Scalzi's book "Old Man's War" is how many years old when he signs up to be a soldier?

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75 Years Old. John Scalzi wrote "The Ghost Brigades" which is the sequel to "Old Man's War".

What does the title refer to in "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"?

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Death. Dylan Thomas, a Welsh poet, wrote "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night".

Which novel, by Kate DiCamillo, is about a homeless dog who helps a young girl make friends?

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Because Of Winn-Dixie. In "Because of Winn-Dixie", the dog is named after the grocery store where the little girl finds him.

"Anne of Green Gables" is set in what part of Canada?

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Prince Edward Island. Prince Edward Island has a beach with reddish sand and sand dunes.

What was Kino's profession in "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck?

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Fisherman. Kino says he will buy an education for his son and a church wedding with the money he gets for the pearl.

In "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", two men were in love with which woman?

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Katrina. Washington Irving proposed to a woman named Emily Foster, but she would not marry him.

Who wrote the play that the movie "About Last Night" was based upon?

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David Mamet. "About Last Night" is based on David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago".

Which 1960's author was the leader of a group called the "Merry Pranksters"?

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Ken Kesey. "The Merry Pranksters" took a road trip in 1964 in a psychedelically painted school bus.

In "Childhood's End", Alexander Wainwright was the leader of which organization?

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Freedom League. "Childhood's End" is a science fiction novel that deals with alien invasion on Earth.

 

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