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What 2012 best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn tells the suspense-filled story of Amy Dunn, a girl who has “gone missing?” Reviewers praised Flynn’s literary style and the ways her novel explores the dynamics and psychology of long-term relationships. 

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11/22/2013 What 2012 best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn tells the suspense-filled story of Amy Dunn, a girl who has “gone missing?” Reviewers praised Flynn’s literary style and the ways her novel explores the dynamics and psychology of long-term relationships.

Gone Girl

TATIANA by Martin Cruz Smith
11/21/2013 Written by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, what 2011 authorized biography chronicles the life of the man Fortune Magazine called, “the greatest entrepreneur of our time?” The book was released just weeks after it’s subject’s death, and it quickly became the best-selling biography ever.

Steve Jobs

THE MEN WHO UNITED THE STATES by Simon Winchester
11/20/2013 What 2010 Lauren Hillenbrand book tells the true story of former Olympic track star Louis Zamperini’s epic quest for survival and salvation? Subtitled A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption, the book has been adapted for the big screen, and is currently in production with Angelina Jolie directing.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

JOHNNY CARSON by Henry Bushkin
11/19/2013 Narrated by the three main characters —Aibileen, Minny, and Skeeter— what 2009 debut novel by Kathryn Stockett follows the lives of African-American house maids in Jackson, Mississippi during the early 1960s? Initially rejected dozens of times, it took Stockett five years to get this book published, but subsequently, it has spent more than 100 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.

The Help

THE BULLY PULPIT by Doris Kearns Goodwin
11/18/2013 The first in a trilogy, what 2008 Suzanne Collins science fiction novel features 16 year-old heroine Katniss Everdeen as “the tribute from District 12?” Set in the post-apocalyptic nation of “Panem,” this book’s story line draws on themes from Greek mythology, Roman gladiatorial games, and reality television.

The Hunger Games

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION by Fannie Flagg
11/15/2013 What was the 7th and final book in J.K. Rowling’s 'Harry Potter' series? Published in 2007, this book became the fastest selling book ever when over 11 million copies sold in the first 24 hours following its release.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT by Amy Tan
11/14/2013 Told as a series of memories by protagonist and now nursing home resident Jacob Jankowski, what 2006 Sara Gruen novel follows the relationship of star-crossed lovers thrown together by fate into the world of a third-rate traveling circus struggling to survive the Great Depression? The 2011 film adaptation of this novel starred Robert Pattison and Reese Witherspoon in the pivotal roles of Jacob and Marlena.

Water For Elephants

THE OCTOBER LIST by Jeffery Deaver
11/13/2013 The first in a trilogy, what Stieg Larsson crime novel follows the exploits of journalist, Mikael Blomkvist and troubled freelance researcher, Lisbeth Salander? Published in 2005, a year after Larsson’s death, and originally titled Men Who Hate Women, the book challenges Sweden’s image as a democratic and gender-equal society.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

IDENTICAL by Scott Turow
11/12/2013 What 2004 Jodi Picoult novel focuses on Anna, a 13 year-old born specifically to serve as a donor for her leukemia stricken sister, and her quest to win medical emancipation? This book was on The American Library Association’s 2009 ten most challenged list for its controversial content, and the same year was adapted into a feature film starring Cameron Diaz and Alec Baldwin.

My Sister's Keeper

A CRUEL AND SHOCKING ACT by Philip Shenon
11/11/2013 What 2003 debut novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini uses “kite fighting” as a vehicle to explore themes of guilt, redemption, and friendship? Set in Afghanistan during the tumultuous time from the fall of the monarchy to the rise of the Taliban, this book was a number one New York Times bestseller for over two years, selling over seven million copies in the United States.

The Kite Runner

THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt
11/8/2013 What 2002 best-selling Alice Sebold novel is narrated by a fourteen year-old rape and murder victim? Watching from her own personal heaven, protagonist Susie Salmon tells the story as she watches her family and community come to terms with her death.

The Lovely Bones

THE DEATH OF SANTINI: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy
11/7/2013 What 2001 fantasy adventure novel by Canadian author Yann Martel takes its title from an Indian boy whose “nick name” is the irrational number that relates the circumference of a circle to its diameter? The story explores themes related to belief and truth as the shipwrecked boy survives 227 days adrift in a life boat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.

Life of Pi

JUST ONE EVIL ACT by Elizabeth George
11/6/2013 What best-selling 2000 mystery-thriller novel by American author Dan Brown follows world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, as he uncovers the resurgence of an ancient underground society known as the Illuminati, and races to stop their plan to destroy Vatican City?

Angels & Demons

IDENTICAL by Scott Turow
11/5/2013 What 1999 historical novel by Tracy Chevalier takes its inspiration and title from an actual 17th century painting by Dutch artist, Johannes Vermeer? In the 2003 film adaptation, Scarlett Johansson portrays the sixteen-year old protagonist, Griet.

Girl With a Pearl Earring

BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY by Helen Fielding
11/4/2013 What 1998 Barbara Kingsolver novel tells the story of an evangelical Baptist missionary from Georgia who in 1959 moves his family to the strife torn Belgian Congo? Narrated by the five women in the family, the book’s sales soared after it was selected for ‘Oprah’s Book Club’ in 1999.

The Poisonwood Bible

WE ARE WATERby Wally Lamb
11/1/2013 Subtitled, ‘A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster’, what 1997 Jon Krakauer book tells the story of the ill-fated 1996 expedition that left eight climbers dead?

Into Thin Air

THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton
10/31/2013 Published in 1996, what Frank McCourt memoir tells the story of his impoverished Depression-era childhood in the slums of Limerick, Ireland and Brooklyn, New York? Focusing on his mother’s struggles to keep her family alive and rise above their poverty, McCourt won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for this modern classic.

Angela's Ashes

NEVER GO BACK by Lee Child
10/30/2013 While preparing for his first Illinois political campaign, what author published the 1995 memoir, Dreams from My Father? Subtitled 'A Story of Race and Inheritance,' this book was a #1 New York Times bestseller when it was reissued in 2004 following the author’s US Senate Democratic primary victory in Illinois.

Barack Obama

THE INTERESTINGS by Meg Wolitzer
10/29/2013 Author Lois Lowry won the 1994 Newbery Medal for what dystopian children’s novel? A middle school favorite, the book follows protagonist 12-year-old Jonas as he becomes the “Receiver of Memories” and learns about color, music, and love— all things his society has given up in favor of “Sameness.”

The Giver

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler
10/28/2013 Set mostly in Memphis and New Orleans, what 1993 John Grisham legal thriller follows 11-year-old Mark Sway, who, through a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer, learns the whereabouts of the most sought-after dead body in America? Susan Sarandon was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as lawyer Reggie Love in the 1994 film adaptation.

The Client

LAWRENCE IN ARABIA: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East  by Scott Anderson
10/25/2013 Written by American author and relationship counselor John Gray, what 1992 book’s eponymous metaphor suggests that the genders are influenced by certain “planetary” social customs? It has sold more than 50 million copies worldwide, and CNN calls this book the “highest ranked work of non-fiction” of the 1990s.

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

THE HUSBAND'S SECRET by Liane Moriarty
10/24/2013 First in a series of seven novels that blend romance, fantasy, and historical fiction, what 1991 best-selling Diana Gabaldon book follows time travelling Scottish nurse, Claire Randall, as she is transported from 1945 to 18th century Scotland where she finds love with Scots warrior, James Fraser? The book earned Gabaldon the 1992 RITA Award for “excellence in romance fiction.”

The Outlander

 by Michael Pollan
10/23/2013 What was Dr. Seuss’ last book? Published in 1990, a year before his death, this book’s main character is “you,” and it has since become a go-to graduation gift for high school and college students.

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

 by Allen C. Guelzo
10/22/2013 What 1989 best-selling Amy Tan novel focuses on a group of Chinese American immigrant women and their four American born daughters? Together, they reveal life’s lessons to each other through their mahjong “club.”

The Joy Luck Club

THE WHITE PRINCESS by Philippa Gregory
10/21/2013 In 1988 what fascinating British physicist published his bestseller, A Brief History of Time, chronicling cosmology from the ancient Greeks through the present time? Subtitled, ‘From the Big Bang to Black Holes’, this landmark scientific work has sold over 9 million copies worldwide.

Stephen Hawking

PADDLE YOUR OWN CANOE: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman
10/18/2013 Originally a series of installments in Rolling Stone Magazine, what 1987 Tom Wolfe novel follows the so-called “Master of the Universe” and Wall Street bond trader, Sherman McCoy? Although the film adaptation was a critical and commercial flop, Wolfe reportedly received $5 million dollars for the film rights, the most ever earned by an author at that time.

The Bonfire of the Vanities

DEADLINE by Sandra Brown
10/17/2013 In 1986 American author Patricia MacLachlan won the Newbery Medal and the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction for which children’s book? Set in the western U.S. during the late 19th century, the novel tells the story of mail order bride, Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton, and the family that grows to love her.

Sarah, Plain and Tall

THE RETURNED by Jason Mott
10/16/2013 What 1985 Orson Scott Card science fiction novel takes its title from main character, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin? Set in the Earth’s future, the plot focuses on the young protagonist’s uncanny skill at a military simulation “game” that prepares cadets to defend Earth from an impending invasion by an alien race of “buggers.”

The Ender’s Game

COMMAND AND CONTROL: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser
10/15/2013 Published in 1984, what best-selling military thriller by Tom Clancy follows the exploits of Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius and CIA analyst Jack Ryan? Although, the U.S. Naval Institute Press published it as a work of fiction, the book’s technical accuracy was so convincing it spawned a rumor that the White House had debriefed the author.

The Hunt for Red October

DAVID AND GOLIATH: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
10/14/2013 What 1983 Marion Zimmer Bradley fantasy novel is a feminist retelling of the male-centered legend of King Arthur?

The Mists of Avalon

THE OCTOBER LIST by Jeffery Deaver
10/11/2013 Published in 1982, what Alice Walker novel explores themes of racism and sexism through the letters of Celie, an oppressed black woman living in rural Georgia during the Great Depression? This book was later adapted into a Broadway musical, as well as, an Oscar nominated feature film directed by Steven Spielberg.

The Color Purple

THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS by Elizabeth Gilbert
10/10/2013 Published eleven years after author John Kennedy Toole’s suicide, what novel won him a posthumous 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction? Set in New Orleans, this cult classic features main character Ignatius J. Reilly, a modern-day Don Quixote who leads an unsuccessful “Crusade for Moorish Dignity” against his employer, Levy Pants.

A Confederacy of Dunces

WHO ASKED YOU? by Terry McMillan
10/9/2013 What American astronomer wrote his 1980 bestseller, Cosmos, to accompany an award-winning television series by the same name? His work helped popularize science, and generated “billions and billions” of star-gazing fans.

Carl Sagan

THE LOWLAND by Jhumpa Lahiri
10/8/2013 First published in 1979, what comic science fiction novel follows the misadventures of Englishman, Arthur Dent and his galactic traveling companion, Ford Prefect? Originally aired as a BBC radio comedy, this novel produced: five sequels, a major motion picture, a TV series, a computer game, and multiple stage shows.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

CATASTROPHE 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings
10/7/2013 Written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by her husband, Ron Barrett, what 1978 children’s picture book chronicles the extraordinary meteorological phenomena of the town of “Chewandswallow?” Thanks to the weather, “Chewandswallow” citizens don’t bother with cooking or grocery shopping.

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
10/4/2013 What best-selling 1977 novel by Colleen McCullough was set in Australia between 1915 and 1969, and centers on a handsome priest’s devotion to both God and the love of a woman? In 1983, this saga became the 2nd highest rated all-time TV mini-series behind Roots.

The Thorn Birds

Light of the World by James Lee Burke
10/3/2013 Inspired by the loss of her young daughter, what American author wrote the chilling 1976 gothic horror novel Interview with the Vampire? Although originally rejected by many publishers, this novel has spawned nine sequels, and a major Hollywood film.

Anne Rice

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
10/2/2013 What 1975 children’s fantasy novel by Natalie Babbitt explores the concept of immortality through a family who experiences “everlasting life” as a result of drinking water from a special spring? This book made the National Education Association’s list of Top 100 Books for Children.

Tuck Everlasting

SILKEN PREY by John Sanford
10/1/2013 Published in 1974, what is Stephen King’s first novel? This horror story centers on a withdrawn high-school girl who uses her newly discovered telekinetic powers at a prom night confrontation to take revenge on those who have teased her.

Carrie

SALINGER by David Shields, Shane Salerno
9/30/2013 Sometimes called the “father” of modern fantasy literature for his “Middle-earth” trilogy and other works, what British author died in 1973 at the age of 81? In 2009, Forbes Magazine ranked him 5th on their list of top-earning dead celebrities just behind Elvis Presley.

J. R. R. Tolkien

BLEEDING EDGE by Thomas Pynchon
9/27/2013 In 1972 author Robert C. O’Brien won a Newbery Medal for which children’s novel? Inspired by actual research on mice and rat population dynamics at the National Institute of Mental Health, the story follows a widowed field mouse named, Mrs. Frisby, who seeks the help of technologically advanced rodents to move her house out of the path of Farmer Fitzgibbon’s plow.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

THE FINAL CUT by Catherine Coulter , J.T. Ellison
9/26/2013 First appearing in a two-part series in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, what Hunter S. Thompson novel follows journalist, Raoul Duke, and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo, on a drug-fueled road trip to Las Vegas? This work is Thompson’s most famous, and the highly subjective style of mixing fact and fiction has become known as "Gonzo" journalism.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A DELICATE TRUTH by John le Carré
9/25/2013 What American children’s writer has won over 90 literary awards including the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters? Her 1970 young adult novel, Are You There God, It's Me Margaret, about a pre-teen girl struggling to understand her religious heritage and cope with normal pre-teen issues, generated controversy for what some considered themes not suitable for children's books.

Judy Blume

SOMEONE by Alice McDermott
9/24/2013 Written by former reporter Mario Puzo, after he covered the 1963 congressional hearings on organized crime, what 1969 crime novel follows the Mafia underworld and the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones? Later adapted to film by Francis Ford Coppola in 1972, this story has resonated with millions and is considered the definitive novel of this violent subculture.

The Godfather

WILSON by A. Scott Berg
9/23/2013 What 1968 Tom Wolfe book follows the adventures of Ken Kesey and the “Merry Pranksters” as they travel across the country in a day-glo painted school bus named "Furthur?" Wolfe’s first-hand account is considered one of the best and earliest examples of the “New Journalism” literary style.

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

A HOUSE IN THE SKY: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout , Sara Corbett
9/20/2013 Narrated by fourteen year old "Ponyboy Curtis," what 1967 coming of age novel explores the tensions between two teenage gangs separated by social class? Author S.E. Hinton was just 16 years old when she wrote most of this book, and it is widely considered to be one of the first and best in the Young Adult genre of literature.

The Outsiders

FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital  by Sheri Fink
9/19/2013 Truman Capote travelled to Garden City, Kansas with his childhood friend and fellow author, Harper Lee, to research which 1966 best-selling crime novel? Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor in the 2005 film, “Capote”, which focused on the author’s experiences writing this book.

In Cold Blood

VAMPIRES IN THE LEMON GROVE by Karen Russell
9/18/2013 Despite its title, what 1965 biography was coauthored with Alex Haley and described the life of a famous African American human rights activist and Nation of Islam minister? This book eloquently expressed the anger and struggle of African Americans in the mid-Twentieth Century America.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

WILD: FROM LOST TO FOUND ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL by Cheryl Strayed
9/17/2013 What 1964 Shel Silverstein children’s book, about a tree that fulfills the needs of a boy as he passes through life’s stages, went on to be listed third on the "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children" poll by the National Education Association?

The Giving Tree

THE ACCURSED by Joyce Carol Oates
9/16/2013 Published in 1963, what best-selling children’s picture book was illustrated by the author and follows a boy named Max, who, after being sent to his room as punishment, magically sails to a jungle island inhabited by beasts known as “wild things”?

Where the Wild Things Are

NEVER GO BACK by Lee Child
9/13/2013 What Salinas Valley, California born writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962, "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception?” When asked if he deserved the prize this author replied, “Frankly, no.”

John Steinbeck

THE RETURNED by Jason Mott
9/12/2013 Published in 1961, what is the title of this best-selling children’s classic by Roald Dahl, in which seven-year-old James escapes his dismal life with two horrid aunts by flying away with a family of insects in a certain magical fruit?

James and the Giant Peach

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler
9/11/2013 Published in 1960, what Pulitzer Prize winning Harper Lee novel focuses on six-year-old Scout Finch, her brother Jem, and their widower father Atticus who defends a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman in a small Depression-Era Alabama town? Astonishingly, to-date, it is Lee’s only published novel.

To Kill a Mockingbird

THE CUCKOO'S CALLING by Robert Galbraith
9/10/2013 What best-selling 1959 John Knowles’ novel is set during World War II at the New England prep school, “Devon”, and explores the competitive relationship between main characters Finny and Gene?

A Separate Peace

SISTERLAND by Curtis Sittenfeld
9/9/2013 What is the title of Truman Capote’s 1958 best-selling novella in which the main character, New York socialite Holly Golightly, believes nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany’s? Audrey Hepburn starred in the loosely adapted 1961 film?

Breakfast at Tiffany's

THE SPORTS GENE: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein
9/6/2013 Partially the result of a list of words “that every six year old should know” given to him by his publisher, which Dr. Seuss book about a mischievous hat-wearing cat was published in 1957?

Cat in the Hat

HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN by Louise Penny
9/5/2013 Published in 1956, what best-selling book about a boy named Travis and his big yellow dog ends in tragedy for the eponymous canine hero? This book was adapted for a Disney movie the following year.

Old Yeller

LAWRENCE IN ARABIA: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East  by Scott Anderson
9/4/2013 Published in Paris in 1955, what is the title of the best-selling Vladimir Nabokov novel in which protagonist Humbert Humbert tells the story of his infatuation with adolescent Dolores Haze, whose nickname is also the book’s title?

Lolita

THE BUTLER: A WITNESS TO HISTORY by Wil Haygood
9/3/2013 Which American author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, even though it is said that he attributed his selection to the false obituary notices released earlier that year after a serious plane accident in Africa?

Ernest Hemingway

REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER: THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE by Joseph J. Ellis
9/2/2013 Published in 1953, what is the title of Ray Bradbury’s dystopian novel set in a future American society that suppresses ideas by book burning?

Fahrenheit 451

THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA by George Packer
8/30/2013 Which children’s fantasy novel by English author Mary Norton, about a family of tiny people who live in the walls of an English house and “borrow” from the people who live there, won a Carnegie Medal in 1952?

The Borrowers

THE HUSBAND'S SECRET by Liane Moriarty
8/29/2013 What 1951 J.D. Salinger novel about a troubled teenager, was —and continues to be— one of the most controversial and challenged books in American schools and libraries?

Catcher in the Rye

TENTH OF DECEMBER by George Saunders
8/28/2013 Published in 1950, which C.S. Lewis novel was the first written in a series set in “Narnia,” a fantasy land of talking animals and mythical creatures?

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

THE INTERESTINGS by Meg Wolitzer
8/27/2013 What is the title of the 1949 George Orwell dystopian novel about a fictional society under the complete surveillance and public mind control of the tyrannical dictator, “Big Brother?”

Nineteen Eighty-Four

THE APPLE ORCHARD by Susan Wiggs
8/26/2013 Prior to winning the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature, which poet published a collection of whimsical poems that later became the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber production, “Cats?”

T.S. Eliot

BUNKER HILL: A CITY, A SIEGE, A REVOLUTION by Nathaniel Philbrick
8/23/2013 Considered a defining work of the “beat generation,” On the Road chronicled what author’s 1947 cross-country journey, but was not published until 1957?

Jack Kerouac

TRANSATLANTIC  by Colum McCann
8/22/2013 Originally titled Death of a City, what memoir about a Jewish composer’s experience during the Nazi occupation of Warsaw was published in 1946? In 2002 Adrian Brody won an Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film adaptation directed by Roman Polanski.

The Pianist

THE SON by Phillipp Meyer
8/21/2013 Following her death in 1945 at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, what teenager’s diary was discovered in the Amsterdam attic where she spent 2 years hiding from the Nazis?

Anne Frank

THE SILVER STAR by Jeannette Walls
8/20/2013 Initially rejected by Bonnier Publishers in 1944, which Swedish series of children’s books centers around a very unconventional 9 year old girl with red pigtails, with no parents to tell her what to do, and a horse that lives on her porch?

Pippi Longstocking

THE OCEAN OF THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman
8/19/2013 Published in 1943, which best-selling book tells the story of an Irish-American family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and uses the hardy “Tree of Heaven” as its main metaphor?

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

SILKEN PREY by John Sanford
8/16/2013 On August 9, 1942 what daily newspaper published its first Bestseller List, with Paul Elliot's The Last Time I Saw Paris in the number one spot?

The New York Times

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean
8/15/2013 What main character in a series of children’s books first published in 1941 was nearly renamed “Zozo” because it seemed inappropriate to have a monkey that was named after then King George VI?

Curious George

BREAKPOINT by Jeff Stibel
8/14/2013 Which Jazz Age author died suddenly in 1940 before finishing his fifth novel, (The Love of the Last Tycoon) about the last great movie moguls and the glory days of Hollywood?

F. Scott Fitzgerald

 by Allen C. Guelzo
8/13/2013 Name the crime novel published in 1939 in which two sisters try to seduce detective Philip Marlowe, who was hired to investigate an attempted blackmail by bookseller Arthur Geiger.

The Big Sleep

THE ENGLISH GIRL by Daniel Silva
8/12/2013 Published in 1938, which John Steinbeck novella was originally titled Something That Happened and tells the story of George Milton and Lennie Small?

Of Mice and Men

ZEALOT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JESUS OF NAZARETH by Reza Aslan
8/9/2013 Which best-selling historical romance set in Clayton County Georgia during the Civil War won a Pulitzer Prize in 1937?

Gone With the Wind

Light of the World  by James Lee Burke
8/8/2013 Published in 1936, which classic children’s book told the story about a bull who would rather smell the flowers than fight in bullfights?

The Story of Ferdinand

THE WHITE PRINCESS by Philippa Gregory
8/7/2013 What is the title of the 1935 book about a family that moves from Wisconsin to build their new home in Indian Territory? Years later this novel inspired a long-running TV series starring Michael Landon.

Little House on the Praire

  by Curtis Sittenfeld
8/6/2013 In 1934 Alice Hargreaves passed away at age 82. For which Lewis Carroll book was she the inspiration?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

 THE CUCKOO'S CALLING by Robert Galbrait
8/5/2013 Originally titled the Bulletin, which literary review journal published its first issue in 1933? Kirkus Reviews  A LONG WALK TO WATER by Linda Sue Park

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