publication date: Sunday, December 8, 2019 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Literature

clue: He's a fast writer, turning out a new book every 1.375 years since his debut novel about gambling and dancing.

explanation: Quick's works include The Silver Linings Playbook. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, and Samir Mehta


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