Most Interesting: The Best of the QI App as Chosen by Users

Most Interesting: The Best of the QI App as Chosen by Users

by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, Lloyd Mitchinson
     
 

VIVE LA REVOLUTION!

Dolphins shed and replace their skin every two hours
Pluto was named by an eleven-year-old schoolgirl
A donkey's personality is called its donkeyship
Freud didn't lose his virginity until the age of 30

The bastion that was QI has been stormed, elves have been put to the guillotine, the readers are in

Overview

VIVE LA REVOLUTION!

Dolphins shed and replace their skin every two hours
Pluto was named by an eleven-year-old schoolgirl
A donkey's personality is called its donkeyship
Freud didn't lose his virginity until the age of 30

The bastion that was QI has been stormed, elves have been put to the guillotine, the readers are in charge.

After nine and a half years of cumulative reading time, readers of the QI App have selected the definitive QI collection.

With a new introduction by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, and packed full of handsome images, these ten chapters form the best-of to end all best-ofs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571288953
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
12/14/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,001,833
File size:
10 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

JOHN LLOYD is a broadcaster by trade. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder. He lives by the motto of the German mystic Henry Suso (1300-66): 'By ignorance the truth is known.'

JOHN MITCHINSON is from the world of books. The original Marketing Director of Waterstone's, he became Managing Director of Cassell, where he published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. He's with the Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu: 'To know that you do not know is the best. To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease.'

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John Lloyd has a broadcasting background. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, and Blackadder. If pressed, he'd concur with Heraclitus: 'abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.'
John Mitchinson is from the world of books. The original Marketing Director of Waterstone's, he became Managing Director of Cassell, where he published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, and now runs Unbound. He's with Einstein: 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.'

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