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What is the name of the poem John Keats wrote to a singing bird?

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Ode To A Nightingale. John Milton wrote a sonnet called "To the Nightingale".

Who does the oldest sister Margaret marry in "Little Women"?

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Mr. John Brooke. In "Little Women" Margaret and John Burke have the twins Daisy and Demi.

What conflict served played a role in the plot of "Starship Troopers"?

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The Bug War. The Bug War is between the Terran Federation and the Arachnids.

In "Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery", what is the rabbit suspected of being?

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A Vampire. The series chronicles the adventures of the Monroe family and their pets, Harold the dog, Chester the cat, and Bunnicula the rabbit.

Who submitted John Kennedy Toole's "A Confederacy of Dunces" for publication?

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His Mother. John Kennedy Toole's mother submitted the manuscript of "A Confederacy of Dunces" for publication after her son committed suicide in 1969.

What city is firebombed in "Slaughterhouse-Five"?

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Dresden. Billy Pilgrim is in Belgium for the "Battle of the Bulge" and then is taken prisoner at a German POW Camp.

The diary of which U.S. President peaked at #3 among "USA Today" best-selling books in May 2007?

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Ronald Reagan. Ronald Regan served as the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 - 1975.

Who wrote the sci-fi book "Neuromancer"?

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William Gibson. A video game based loosely on William Gibson's novel "Neuromancer" was released in 1988.

What American author wrote "Daisy Miller"?

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Henry James. Henry James converted "Daisy Miller" into a play, but it was never produced.

How long did Dickens take to write A Christmas Carol?

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2 Months. Charles Dickens' father makes an appearance as a fictional character in "Little Dorit" and in "David Copperfield".

Who wrote the biography of Alice B. Toklas?

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Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein lived with her brother Leo in Paris, France from 1903 to 1914.

The title of the novel "Catch-22" refers to what?

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A No-Win Situation. "Catch-22" was written by Joseph Heller.

In the 2007 book "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", who is living at the Malfoy's home?

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Lord Voldemort. J.K. Rowling began writing the "Harry Potter" series in 1990, publishing the seventh book in the series in 2007.

What is the most feared room in "Nineteen Eighty-Four"?

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Room 101. In room 101, the prisoner is forced to face their greatest fear.

Which is a popular children's book by Madeleine L'Engle?

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A Wrinkle In Time. Madeleine L'Engle was named after her great-grandmother.

What early American poet was the mentor of Henry David Thoreau?

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Ralph Waldo Emerson. After studying at Harvard University, Ralph Waldo Emerson became a minister.

What is Joyce Carol Oates' novel published in 2007 with a protagonist named Rebecca?

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The Gravedigger's Daughter. Joyce Carol Oates based the novel on the life of her grandmother.

In "Mary, Mary" by James Patterson, under what name does a killer take credit for several murders?

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Mary Smith. "Mary, Mary" is the 11th book in the Alex Cross series by James Patterson.

What popular illustrator contributed to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"?

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Mary GrandPre. Mary GrandPre was born in South Dakota in 1954.

Which newspaper columnist also wrote fourteen best selling books?

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Erma Bombeck. Erma Bombeck's famous quote: "Insanity is hereditary. You can catch it from your kids."

 

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