All the best bits from the original compendium of curious information-The Book of ListsThe first Book of Lists was a treat (Canberra Times) and a fascinating compendium (Daily Telegraph)-and this special mini version simply includes all the best, quirkiest and most bizarre lists from its bigger brother. From the authors: We hope you'll enjoy The Little Book of Lists as much as we did. And by the way, do you know the average penis lengths of mammals? Or the shortest marriages in history? Or people who died playing cards? You'll find intriguing answers in The Little Book of Lists; and as we always say: its a gift for everyone, from teens to 100-year-olds -hasn't Uncle Charles received enough neckties?
David Wallechinsky is the author of numerous books including The Peoples' Almanac, David Wallechinsky's 20th Century: History With the Boring Parts Left Out and The Complete Book of the Olympics. he is also vice-president of the International Society of Olympic Historians. Amy Wallace is the co-author of four previous volumes of The Book of Lists, as well as several other popular reference books. She also wrote the biography The Prodigy, the novel Desire, and the bestselling memoir Sorceror's Apprentice: My Life with Carlos Casteneda. Her most recent work is an all-new anniversary edition of her classic, The Psychic Healing Book. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with her two cats, Hank and Bella.