publication date: Monday, September 9, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Literature

clue: His books have been called illuminating, extreme, and incredible.

explanation: Foer's two best-known novels are Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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