publication date: Monday, November 11, 2002 (part of Round XVIII)

category: Literature

clue: This beloved author wrote one hell of a jazz song of Solomon.

explanation: The clue refers to three of Morrison's novels: Beloved, Jazz, and Song of Solomon. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, K. R., Angela Lathem-Ballard, Effie Schaver, and Bianca DeLaVega

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Bianca DeLaVega.

trivia: This celebrity was chosen by Scott because she was one of his favorite authors.


Similar Goos

Anne Rice

It only takes a minute to cook a vampire. Go »

Lewis Carroll

This English author remains beloved for his writings about a girl who drank a shrinking potion, a grinning and disappearing cat, an insane tea-drinking hatter, a decapitation-obsessed crimson queen, and a nonsensical dragon made of gibberish. Go »

Sandra Brown

This colorful Texan has written dozens of best-selling romances and thrillers since her writing career began in 1981. Go »

Andy Weir

He's already a best-seller with only one book (and hit movie adaptation) to his name, about a resident of our nearest planetary neighbor. Go »

Nicholas Sparks

Sparks fly whenever his lovers meet, in best-sellers like The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and Message in a Bottle. Go »

R.L. Stine

This author, best known for giving children goosebumps, is so successful it's scary. Go »