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Description - Qi: the Second Book of General Ignorance by John Mitchinson

EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW IS STILL WRONG!Octopuses have six legs.Oranges aren't orange.Napoleon wasn't short.Diamond isn't the hardest substance.Testosterone doesn't make you aggressive.Cheese doesn't give you nightmares.The original Book of General Ignorance was published in 2006. It has since been translated into 26 languages and sold over 1.2 million copies. Now, just when you thought it was safe to start showing off again, the QI team are back with another lorry-load of mistakes and misunderstandings. The Second Book of General Ignorance is the essential set text for everyone who's proud to admit that they don't know everything, and an ideal stick with which to beat people who think they do.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571272853
ISBN-10: 0571272851
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Mitchinson

John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, supported by a crack research squad of QI elves, are the head researchers on the QI TV programme, and authors of the bestselling The Book of General Ignorance, The Book of Animal Ignorance and The QI Annual.John Lloyd was the producer of Not The Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder. He started The News Quiz, Quote . Unquote, The News Huddlines and To The Manor Born and played a key role in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy and Mr Bean, shooting TV commercials in his spare time. For most of the 1980s he went without lunch and slept for four hours a night. He won an absurd number of prizes and got very, very tired.John Mitchinson started off in publishing where he was the marketing manager of Waterstone's. Combining his skills with John Lloyd meant that opening a bookshop in the QI building was inevitable. John is a man who likes to read

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