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American Playwright (Multiple Choice)
Featuring many of America's most talented writers for the stage.
30 in 60: Classic Novels
We've heard of speed reading, but this is taking it too far.
30 in 60: Classic Novels II
Don't dilly dally with this, the time is sure to sneak up on you.
19th Century Female Authors
Can you find the 19th century writers?
Literature Speed-Picking
Speed readers, unite!
Word Ladder: Queen of Horror Fiction
Name the 4-letter words in this word ladder themed on the works of a New Orleans-based horror author.
Literature Bunker
If you ever end up stuck in a bunker, these are the books you'd want with you.
The Bookshelf
Without books, shelves just feel so empty.
Quick Pick: Roald Dahl Books
Pick the words missing from these Roald Dahl books.
Stephen King Novels
Merely seeing a picture of Stephen King creeps us out.
Quick Pick: Shakespeare or Not?
Pick the Shakespeare plays while avoiding the fakes.
'Red' Literature Match
These books will have you seeing red.
Author & Character Matchmaker
Maybe we should just turn Sporcle into a matchmaking website?
Book Title Explanation
You know what they say, don't judge a book by its explanation.
Shakespeare's Moons
Pick the Shakespeare plays these characters - whose moons of Uranus were named after - are from.
7-to-1 Fantasy Authors Sorting
Can you select the novels written by each of these authors?
Poets 7-to-1
Can you match each poet to their country of birth?
Born in March: GIF Calendar Pick - 2017
Pick the person who was born on the month, date and day of the week shown on this calendar? (See How to Play).
Counting Literature Characters
Here's a hint: the Grinch wasn't a part of the 'Twilight' love triangle.
Categorize This: Literature
Shhh...There's no talking in the Sporcle library.
Find Five: Brit Lit
If you're not confident in your British literature, this quiz might be a Comedy of Errors for you.
Illustrated Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone
Fill in the missing words from each quotation from 'Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone,' located below the images from the 2015 illustrated edition.
'The' Books Author Match-Up
This is the 'the' quiz you'll want to play today.
10 to 1 American Literature
These are some of the most prolific authors of all time.
Literary Characters (A-Z)
These characters reflect the alphabetical variety of the literary world.
Roald Dahl Books by Cover
Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake had a partnership like none other, except for maybe Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker.
Novel by Opening Lines
I wonder if these books would have done as well if their opening line was 'Hey baby, what's your sign?'
This or That: Literary Cats
Can you choose the correct answer to the questions relating to cats in literature?
Literature on British Stamps
Name the authors or books represented by these British postage stamps.
Novel By Author 7-to-1
Can you match each novel to the correct author?
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