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Can You Score 14/16 On This First Edition Book Cover Quiz?

Please do judge these books by their covers.

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  1. 1.

    Scribner's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Mrs Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    It's "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
    Via Scribner's
  2. 2.

    George Allen & Unwin
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C. S. Lewis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien.

    It's "The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien.
    Via George Allen & Unwin
  3. 3.

    Which of these is the cover of "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Harper & Brothers
    Via Harper & Brothers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via J. B. Lippincott & Co.
    Via J. B. Lippincott & Co.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

    The other is "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.
    Via Harper & Brothers
  4. 4.

    Little, Brown and Company
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. Salinger
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Breakfast of Champions" by Kurt Vonnegut
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. Salinger.

    It's "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. Salinger.
    Via Little, Brown and Company
  5. 5.

    McClelland and Stewart
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.

    It's "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood.
    Via McClelland and Stewart
  6. 6.

    Which of these is the cover of "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Harper & Brothers
    Via Harper & Brothers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via The Viking Press
    Via The Viking Press
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is "Little Town on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

    The other is "Little Town on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
    Via The Viking Press
  7. 7.

    Heinemann
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.

    It's "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.
    Via Heinemann
  8. 8.

    Heinemann
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Catch-22"  by Joseph Heller
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath
    Correct!
    Wrong!
    Via Heinemann
  9. 9.

    Which of these is the cover of "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Scribner's
    Via Scribner's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith
    Via Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner.

    The other is "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner.
    Via Scribner's
  10. 10.

    Ballantine Books
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Shining" by Stephen King
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

    It's "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.
    Via Ballantine Books
  11. 11.

    Harper & Brothers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Stuart Little" by E. B. White
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Wind in the Willows" by  Kenneth Grahame 
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Stuart Little" by E. B. White.

    It's "Stuart Little" by E. B. White.
    Via Harper & Brothers
  12. 12.

    Which of these is the cover of "Lord of the Flies" by  William Golding?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Harper & Row
    Via Harper & Row
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Faber and Faber
    Via Faber and Faber
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez.

    The other is "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez.
    Via Faber and Faber
  13. 13.

    Chilton Books
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Dune" by Frank Herbert
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Stranger" by Albert Camus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Dune" by Frank Herbert.

    It's "Dune" by Frank Herbert.
    Via Chilton Books
  14. 14.

    G. P. Putnam's Sons
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey 
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein.

    It's "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein.
    Via G. P. Putnam's Sons
  15. 15.

    Which of these is "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    Via Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Gold Medal Books
    Via Gold Medal Books
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other is "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson.

    The other is "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson.
    Via Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  16. 16.

    William Heinemann Ltd.
    Correct
    Incorrect
     "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.

    It's "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
    Via William Heinemann Ltd.

 
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