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Which author won four Pulitzer Prizes? Which author accidentally shot his wife?

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61 Last Poet Standing
We all love poems. But do we know when great poets lived? Or when they died? Let see if you can guess, for each quartet of poets, which one was the last to depart.
10 Q
Nov 24 10
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62 Author, Author!
I just love to read, and here are some questions about my favourite authors.
10 Q
May 25 06
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63 Nick-Names and Pseudonyms of English Authors
This is a quiz on the nicknames and pseudonyms of English authors who became immortal by writing great literary works. The quiz has been written with an emphasis on the funny aspects of the authors and tries to be informative.
10 Q
Jul 12 14
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64 Nirod C. Chaudhury, the controversial Indian
Nirod C. Chaudhury was a scholar par excellence. He was also a prolific but controversial writer. He wrote both in English and in Bengali. His English was influenced by the typical pragmatic and sanskritized Bengali style of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.
10 Q
Mar 14 13
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What crusading writer ran for Governor of California in 1934, thirty years after he had become famous with a book exposing abuses in the meatpacking industry?
* What writer first became famous with 'The Naked and the Dead', his World War II novel, and later ran for Mayor of New York in 1969, with Jimmy Breslin as his running mate?
* What Oklahoma town did the Joad family emigrate from in Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath'?
* In Frederick Exley's autobiographical novel 'A Fan's Notes', what team was the author fanatically devoted to?
* Who accidentally killed his wife while trying to shoot a glass off her head?

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