College of literary knowledge

July 24, 2016 at 2:17 pm (books)

Recently the Times ran a feature on New York City’s famous Strand Bookstore.

17STRAND-JUMBO-superJumboThe Strand is everything you want a bookstore to be: crammed with literary treats for bibliophiles and staffed by knowledgeable people who understand passionate readers. In order to join that select cohort – the store’s staff, I mean – it is necessary to take and pass a multiple choice quiz. The Times very generously posted several iterations of that test on its site. If you click here, you can test your knowledge of the written word.


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