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Check out my review of the first Book of Lists here, it expresses my enjoyment of the later entries as well, though I must say that Book of Lists #3 is definitely my favorite and the one that I revisited the most often as a kid. Published back in 1985 it compiles, in addition to obsolete (but still interesting) lists such as 17 Minerals our Economy Cannot Function Without and Lucille Ball's 10 Favorite TV Series, there are such awesome factoids as 7 Almost Indestructible People, 7 People Who Wer...more
The People's Almanac Presents the Book of Lists by Amy Wallace (Bantam Books 1985)(nonfiction). Now THIS is a trivia book! Before every website had scads of "top ten lists" of every subject under the sun, there was The Book of Lists. I read this thing cover to cover. I couldn't get enough! It's amazing what the author assembled here! I highly recommend this for fans of "Jeopardy"! My rating: 8/10, finished 1995.