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Jan 14, 2017

Can You Identify A Writer By Reading A Random Paragraph?

It's time to put your literary knowledge to the test.

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  1. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is a paragraph from Stephen King's The Stand.

    Via Anchor
  2. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Zadie Smith's White Teeth.

    Via Vintage
  3. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Jonathan Franzen's novel Freedom.

    Via Picador
  4. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

    Via Anchor
  5. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays.

    Via FSG Classics
  6. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises.

    Via Scribner
  7. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from John Grisham's The Firm.

    Via Dell
  8. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Bret Easton Ellis' The Rules of Attraction.

    Via Vintage
  9. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    Via Anchor
  10. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Donna Tartt's novel The Secret History.

    Via Vintage
  11. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Alice Munro's short story collection The Progress of Love. Specifically, it's from "Miles City Montana."

    Via Vintage
  12. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from David Baldacci's Zero Day.

    Via Vision
  13. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Chuck Palahniuk's Choke.

    Via Anchor
  14. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad.

    Via Anchor
  15. Who wrote this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    This is from Junot Diaz's The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

    Via Riverhead

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