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?