This Book

This Book

by Mitchell Symons (Author)

Synopsis

Did you know that: Sex between snakes lasts between 6 and 12 hours? Peter Kay's school metalwork teacher was Steve Coogan's father? The first novel written on a typewriter was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer? That Book sold 60,000 copies in the UK alone? If you are hankering to know more about anything from 'Famous People Who Had Liver Transplants' to 'Beatles Songs and Their Working Titles', This Book is everything you've ever dreamed of. Once you start reading, you won't be able to stop . . .

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Publisher: Bantam Press
Published: 01 Nov 2004

ISBN 10: 0593053486
ISBN 13: 9780593053485
Book Overview: A new collection of extraordinary facts and mind-boggling trivia from the creator of That Book

Author Bio
Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday Express.