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Canongate U.S.
Canongate U.S.
Canongate U.S.

The New Book of Lists

The Original Compendium of Curious Information

by David Wallechinsky

“Packed with more fascinating, trivial, vital, and perverse non sequiturs than you can shake an encyclopedia at.” –The New York Times Book Review

  • Imprint Canongate U.S.
  • Page Count 624
  • Publication Date November 14, 2005
  • ISBN-13 978-1-8419-5719-7
  • Dimensions 6" x 9"
  • US List Price $18.00

About The Book

The original, benchmark compendium of facts weirder than fiction, intrigu­ing information, and must-talk-about trivia that has sold over eight million copies worldwide and spawned many imitators.

For nearly three decades David Wallechinsky and Amy Wallace have been researching curious facts and unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date, and Americanized new edition, including brand-new lists and list makers.

Contributors include:

Oliver Stone, Jane Fonda, Sean Connery, Robert Duvall, Pedro Almod”var, Stephen King, John Waters, Wynton Marsalis, Quincy Jones, Arnold Palmer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Isaac Stern, Ian Rankin, Alan Dershowitz, Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers, Brian Eno, Elmore Leonard


Praise

“Packed with more fascinating, trivial, vital, and perverse non sequiturs than you can shake an encyclopedia at.” –The New York Times Book Review