Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Tuesday Trivia

Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, asks the timeless question, "What's in a Nickname?" For example, everyone knows that the Bard of Avon is... Mary Kay! (Ooops! Wrong cosmetic company!) No, it's William Shakespeare. Can you name these authors, identified only by their nicknames?

The Belle of Amherst
Papa
The Sage of Concord


Here's the answer to last week's trivia question:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)

What "bird title" pieces did these authors write?

Richard Bach: Jonathan Livingson Seagull
Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon
Harper Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird
Colleen McCullough: The Thorn birds
Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven

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