publication date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Literature

clue: His novels, all of them adapted by Hollywood, are about a cannibal and serial killer named for an ancient general.

explanation: Harris wrote a series of novels about Hannibal Lecter, adapted into a series of films and television shows. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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