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Masquerade by Kit Williams – 1979s treasure-hunting puzzle book is reborn

A BBC radio show and a series of newspaper articles have reignited demand on AbeBooks for an out-of-print treasure-hunting book that sold a million copies 30 thirty years ago before fading into obscurity. Masquerade by Kit Williams is an illustrated children’s fantasy puzzle book. Originally published in August 1979, the book contains clues within its […]

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How Well Do You Know Literary Spies?

The Guardian quiz How much do you know about literary spies?

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Literary summer quiz

The Guardian offers a literary summer heatwave quiz – I got a woeful four out of 10.

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Happy Bloomsday

The day we celebrate all things Joyce and all things Ulysses. Take the Guardian’s Bloomsday quiz, hopefully you have better luck than I.

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What Type of Book Customer Are You?

It appears that the writer of the post The Seven Types of Bookstore Customer is a somewhat disgruntled big boxstore employee but if you can put aside the bitterness and focus on the fun side, there’s entertainment in determining where you’d place yourself. I know I’m not an Oprahite or a Camper . . .

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Quiz on Dysfunctional Literary Families

Book Quiz on Literature’s Dysfunctional Families

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BBC Book Quiz – How Many have You Read?

How many of the BBC’s list of 100 books have you read? Apparently, the average is six.

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