1. What did Raymond Chandler call Santa Monica in his Philip Marlowe novels?
2. What local novelist was represented on both the hardcover and paperback best-seller lists the week of October 18, 1987?
3. Under what pseudonym does Ruth Rendell sometimes write?
4. In what year was Washington's literary magazine, Gargoyle, founded?
5. What devoted reader of The New York Times always finishes the Sunday paper by 2 p.m.?
Clue: All the answers to the questions above can be found in the October 18, 1987 issue of Book World.
All entries (one person) must be clearly written on postcards and mailed to: Book Bag, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 20071, and must include complete return address and competition number. The winning entry will be the first correct answer drawn at random. Employes of The Washington Post Company and their families are not eligible to enter. Entries must be received no later than November 12th. The winner's name and city of residence will be announced in the November 22nd issue. A Washington Post Book World book bag will be sent to the winner.
Answer to Book Bag #440: "Chevy Chase" is the name of the ballad that commemorates the battle in which the Earl of Douglas and Mar was killed. Winner: Patty Thornhill, Mount Airy, Md.