You hold in your hands the ultimate trivia guide. Organized in thematic sections, That Book covers a world of learning by an author whos developed game shows (he was the creator of the first "fastest-finger" game-show quiz) and was one of the original contributors to the international editions of Trivial Pursuit. Want to know which U.S. president is a descendant of King Edward III? Or which famous people lived to read their own obituaries? That Book covers these inessential facts and more ...
Not since Schotts Original Miscellany has there been such a delectable feast of useless information. That Book is an encyclopedia of honest-to-god facts from the bizarre to the mundane that will have you alternately shaking your head in wonder and holding your sides in laughter. Bathroom -- or bedside -- reading just doesnt get any better than this -- or That.
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Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at the London School of Economics (the alma mater of JFK and Mick Jagger), where he studied law. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster, and journalist. Currently, he's working on a sequel to That Book and, when he really can't avoid it, his third novel. He lives on the southern coast of England with his wife and teenage sons and any number of their pet animals.About the Author:
Mitchell Symons is the author of Why Girls Can't Throw, as well as This Book, That Book, and The Other Book. The creator of dozens of crossword, trivia, and humor books, Symons is a columnist for London's Sunday Express.
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