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Poll #1271735 books,books,books

Who wrote " A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker"?

Who wrote the 1988 book "A Brief History of Time" which gave a popular account of cosmology and became an international best-seller?

Which English writer's first published novel was "Sense and Sensibility" in 1811?

Which British novelist wrote "Mrs Dalloway", "To The Lighthouse" and "The Waves"?

Which 1955 novel allowed Vladimir Nabokov to abandon teaching and devote himself to writing full-time?

What was the title of Joseph Heller's first novel?

Which US novelist wrote "The Bonfire of the Vanities", "A Man in Full" and "I Am Charlotte Simmons"?

Who wrote the historical work "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", published between 1776 and 1788?

Which French author wrote "The Second Sex" (1949) which overturned thinking on women's sexuality and social position?

What was the title of James Watson's 1968 book describing the discovery of the DNA structure?

What close friend of Herman Melville, and sucessful author of "Twice Told Tales" (among other works) encouranged and inspired Melville to write "Moby Dick"? Moby Dick"?

What New York author is best known for his novels in the 1890's about prostitites and the civil war, and died before the completion of his last work, "The O'Ruddy"?



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delascabezas
Oct. 3rd, 2008 04:13 pm (UTC)
well played apostatic_cling
the tio mikey was unexpected, and actually made me spit coffee.
wangch61
Oct. 3rd, 2008 04:42 pm (UTC)
Re: well played apostatic_cling
was there a book about white girl and beer pong in there?
delascabezas
Oct. 3rd, 2008 05:08 pm (UTC)
i forgot to add The Spates Catalouge...
"The Little Space Ghost with the Bad Hook Shot" was too obscure a work to put front and center.
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