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In "Woodsong" what did an older, famous musher offer him to eat along the trail?

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A Chocolate Chip Cookie. Pillsbury chocolate chip cookie dough has 135 calories per serving.

In "The Chronicles of Narnia", what was the name of the lion?

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Aslan. C. S. Lewis was married to American poet Joy Gresham.

In which book would you find Winston Smith, a resident of London in the nation of Oceania?

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1984. Oceania has four government ministries: Peace, Plenty, Truth and Love.

Based only on the title, what is probably not true about "Summer of Fear"?

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It Will Be Funny. "Summer of Fear" was written by Lois Duncan.

Which novelist once employed Samuel Beckett?

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James Joyce. Beckett helped Joyce transcribe the pages of "Finnegan's Wake".

Who is the protagonist of "The Bell Jar"?

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Esther Greenwood. "The Bell Jar" is a stark narrative about depression.

What is the first book in the "Tarzan" series?

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Tarzan Of The Apes. The "Tarzan" series is written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

What 2007 fiction bestseller by Khaled Hosseini is about a family in Afghanistan?

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A Thousand Splendid Suns. Khaled Hosseini wrote "The Kite Runner".

Shakespeare's "Macbeth" featured scenes set in which forest?

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Birnam Wood. The witches tell Macbeth, "never vanquish'd be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him".

Which story is about taking aim at what the author calls "America Bashers"?

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100 People Who Are Screwing Up America. Bernard Goldberg listed documentary-maker Michael Moore as the top "America Basher".

In 1996, which John Gray book was the second leading nonfiction book on the best sellers list?

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Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. John Gray is a certified family therapist.

What name do the men give to the island in "The Mysterious Island"?

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Lincoln Island. "The Mysterious Island" takes place during the Civil War.

In the book "Shogun", what did the Japanese call Blackthorn?

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Anjin-San. Unable to pronounce the "L" and "Th" sounds in Blackthorn's name, the Japanese of James Clavell's book called him "Anjin-san"

Who wrote the controversial 2006 book titled "Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny"?

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Amartya Sen. Amartya Sen's novels have been translated into more than thirty languages.

Clive Cussler's early books about NUMA Agents featured which leading character?

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Dirk Pitt. Clive Cussler served in the Army during the Korean War.

What author became famous for his six-volume biography of Lincoln?

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Carl Sandburg. Carl Sandburg was also well known as a poet.

The arrival of which character marks the start of "A Wrinkle in Time"?

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Mrs. Whatsit. Mrs. Whatsit lives with her friends, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which.

Which "Ender's Game" character is taken away to Battle School by Colonel Graff?

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Ender Wiggins. In "Battle School", children are trained in the art of war.

Who is the author of "Don Quixote"?

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Cervantes. "Don Quixote" was published in two volumes a decade apart in 1605 and 1615.

After what seventies rock star was Captain Trips in "The Stand" named?

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Jerry Garcia. "Captain Trips" was Jerry Garcia's nickname.

 

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