Guess the Book from Its Library of Congress Subject Keywords!

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1. Married people
College teachers
New England

2. Private investigators
Tourette syndrome
Orphans
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

3. Totalitarianism
London (England)

4. Physicians’ spouses
Adultery
Suicide victims
Middle class
France

5. Parents – Death – Psychological aspects
Brothers

6. Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Rejection (Psychology)
Rural families
Foundlings
Yorkshire (England)

7. Europeans – Africa
Trading posts
Degeneration
Imperialism
Africa

8. Teenage girls
Country life
Ex-convicts
Sisters
Guilt
England

9. Kings and rulers
Murder victims’ families
Fathers
Revenge
Princes
Denmark

10. Mothers and sons
Young men
New Orleans (La.)

11. Psychotherapist and patient
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Horses
Teenage boys

12. People with mental disabilities
African American women cooks
Aristocracy (Social class)
Illegitimate children
Brothers and sisters
Mississippi

13. Assimilation (Sociology)
Interracial marriage
Genetic engineering
Fate and fatalism
Ethnic relations
Male friendship
Race relations
Immigrants
London (England)

14. Runaway teenagers
Teenage boys
New York (N.Y.)

15. Greek Americans
Gender identity
Intersexuality
Teenagers
Grosse Pointe (Mich.)
Detroit (Mich.)

16. Social classes
Young women
Courtship
Sisters
England

17. Dominican Americans

18. Executions and executioners
Fathers and daughters
Lookalikes
Paris (France)
London (England)
France – History – Revolution

19. Alienation (Social psychology)
City and town life
Male friendship
Married people
Jewish men
Artists
Dublin (Ireland)

20. Americans – Ukraine
World War, 1939-1945
Jewish families
Grandfathers
Novelists
Young men
Ukraine

21. Children of prostitutes
Fathers and sons
Sibling rivalry
Brothers
Salinas River Valley (Calif.)

22. Missing persons
Mexico City (Mexico)

23. Traffic accidents
Married women
First loves
Rich people
Mistresses
Revenge
Long Island (N.Y.)

24. Married people
Women teachers
Sisters
Widows
New Orleans (La.)

25. Middle-aged men
Girls

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Answers: (1) Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2) Motherless Brooklyn (3) 1984 (4) Madame Bovary (5) A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (6) Wuthering Heights (7) Heart of Darkness (8) Atonement (9) Hamlet (10) A Confederacy of Dunces (11) Equus (12) The Sound and the Fury (13) White Teeth (14) The Catcher in the Rye (15) Middlesex (16) Pride and Prejudice (17) The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (18) A Tale of Two Cities (19) Ulysses (20) Everything Is Illuminated (21) East of Eden (22) The Savage Detectives (23) The Great Gatsby (24) A Streetcar Named Desire (25) Lolita

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