Literary Events in the Times of Presidents – Jimmy Carter – 1977

A new series of 46 mini quizzes in this countdown to a new President. Each quiz asks 5 literary questions from the year of inauguration from George Washington in 1789 to Joe Biden’s election in 2020. Literary events, births, deaths and various shenanigans by famous writers plus their great works, of course.

  • Question /

    Is the address of Anson’s Amityville Horror 112 Ocean Avenue?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question /

    Which Stephen King horror introduced us to Jack, Lloyd, Wendy and Danny?

    • The Shining
    • The Stand
  • Question /

    Which novel of this year by Toni Morrison follows the life of Macon ‘Milkman’ Dead III?

    • Song of Solomon
    • Tar Baby
  • Question /

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on September 15th. What was her first novel, published in 2003?

    • Purple Hibiscus
    • Half a Yellow Sun
  • Question /

    In Mike Leigh’s suburban comedy of manners, Abigail’s Party, do we ever get to see Abigail?

    • Yes
    • No

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