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Week Four BINGO Clues!

 

Book Clue #1:

1. The author presents an in-depth, illustrated manual on how to declutter and organize specific items throughout the house.

2. Author is a professional cleaning consultant and founded the KonMari Method.

3. “If you are confident that something brings you joy, keep it, regardless of what anyone else might say.”

Book Clue #2:

1. This book reaffirms the author’s "fascination with characters who pit themselves against their neighbors, the system and nature; freedom as both a founding principle of America — and an invitation to rebellion and self-indulgence; and the dark fallout of ideological certainty and obsession."

2. Author is a distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California and he founded the school's undergraduate creative writing program.

3. This book is loosely based on events in the life of Aaron Bassler.

Book Clue #3:

1. The book is written similarly to a collection of short stories, with each of the nine chapters being told from the perspective of a different character.

2. Author’s first novel was published in 38 countries.

3. All 3 of the author’s novels take place in Afghanistan, which is where the author was born.

Book Clue #4:

1. It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned; the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change.

2. Author was born in Wales.

3. Divided into a love story and a crime drama.

Book Clue #5:

1. It is written as a letter to the author's teenaged son about the feelings, symbolism, and realities associated with being black in the United States.

2. “This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.”

3. Won the National Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2014.

 Book Clue #6:

1. The characters remind the country of what can be done when everyone quite literally pulls together—a perfect melding of commitment, determination, and optimism.

2. Characters represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

3. Characters raced in front of Adolf Hitler at the Olympics.