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Multcolib My Librarian Darcee: 9 books that deserve their own trivia night

Inside the Dream Palace
Inside the Dream Palace The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel By Tippins, Sherill (Book - 2013 ) 647.94 T5956i 2013 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 5 on 7 copies

Annotation:The arrival of which Pop artist, caused the Grateful Dead to shut down their impromptu Chelsea rooftop concert, claiming that he was an 'ambulatory black hole', whose NY vibe sucked the energy out of the experience making it impossible for them to play?

Packing for Mars
Packing for Mars The Curious Science of Life in the Void By Roach, Mary (Book - 2010 ) 571.0919 R6282p 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:What variety of deli sandwich was smuggled aboard the Gemini III capsule, resulting in one senator's accusation in Congress that the wayward astronaut had made a mockery of the entire space program?

At Home
At Home A Short History of Private Life By Bryson, Bill (Book - 2010 ) 643.1 B9166a 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Does a 'mouche' worn on a man's left cheek in 1790s England reflect his political leanings as a Whig or a Tory?

Feathers
Feathers The Evolution of A Natural Miracle By Hanson, Thor (Book - 2011 ) 598.147 H2517f 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Which feather-friendly fashion designer created the original costumes for the ongoing Las Vegas review 'Jubilee!'?

Going Clear
Going Clear Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief By Wright, Lawrence (Book - 2013 ) 299.936 W9518g 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 57 copies

Annotation:150 students taking the Hubbard Qualified Scientologist Course at the Celebrity Centre simultaneously pointed towards ABC Studios and telepathically communicated instructions to hire John Travolta for which break out role?

Four Fish
Four Fish The Future of the Last Wild Food By Greenberg, Paul (Book - 2010 ) 333.956 G7988f 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Artemia, a hardy transitional feed used in farming sea bass, was first a popular mail order item for comic book fans marketed under what name?

Life
Life By Richards, Keith (Book - 2010 ) 782. 42166092 R5166L 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Which popular children's book did Keith read aloud to his son Marlon-- only for Marlon to discover later that given his father couldn't read French, he'd bluffed his way through the entire story?

Sometimes A Great Movie
Sometimes A Great Movie Paul Newman, Ken Kesey and the Filming of the Great Oregon Novel By Love, Matt (Book - 2012 ) 791.437 S6968L 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:When filming Sometimes a Great Notion on the Oregon Coast, which local beer did Paul Newman consider to be 'the closes substitute' for his beloved Coors?

A History of the World in 100 Objects
A History of the World in 100 Objects By MacGregor, Neil (Book - 2011 ) 930.1 M1478h 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Which social-political movement at the start of the 20th century, took to defacing high circulating Edward VII pennies to draw attention to their cause?

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Do you love books that compel you to turn to the person next to you to ask; 'Did you know that.....?' These non-fiction titles are loaded with enough fascinating facts to merit their very own trivia night.


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