"Pythonesque in range and irrelevance but somehow essetial... This is the perfect stocking filler." -- The Bookseller, 30th August, 2002, Stephen Torsi from Borders.
"This bizarre little book manages to be both totally useless and nearly indespensable." -- Telegraph, 24th November 2002
"it's a wonderful book" -- Harry Hill
"the best little book of trivia going." -- The Bookseller, 30th August, 2002, Kes Nielsen afrom WHSmith
'The best-ever collection of essential trivia. Everyone I know ought to get one for Christmas.' -- Stephen Fry
An all-purpose present solver and cultural signifier. -- Guardian
It is a masterpiece of compression. -- Daily Mail
It stands out for its intelligent comic absurdity. A treasure-trove of trivia. -- Financial Times
Probably the best collection of essential trivia ever published. -- Belfast Telegraph
This bizarre little book manages to be both totally useless and nearly indispensable. -- Daily Telegraph
From the Publisher
Some quotes from the Jonathan Ross Radio Show:
"I'm going to get this for a lot of people - it's fantastic"
"if you were trapped in a lift with someone this is the kind of book you'd pray they didn't have with them"
"a gift and a half"
"it looks like its been published for years and we didn't know about it"