
What is the name of Babar the Elephant's wife?

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What famous rock star returned a $5 million advance on his memoirs, explaining that he "couldn't remember" significant details of his own life?

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What sexually explicit novel banned as obscene in the U.S. and England for 30 years was originally called Tenderness by its author? See explanation for full answer

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The novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, is set in the year 632AF (for After Ford).

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Whose life story is told in the 1974 biography Shooting Star?

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Who wrote the popular children's poem The Pied Piper of Hamelin?

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What book begins, "He came into the world in the middle of the thicket, in one of those little, hidden forest glades which seems to be entirely open, but are really screened in on all sides"?

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Whose autobiography is entitled
What's It All About
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What famous writer quoted this nursery rhyme line in a popular book, "Polly put the kettle on, we'll all have tea"?

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What did Robert Browning use to wean and cure his wife, Elisabeth Barrett Browning, from her addiction to laudanum?

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