'Best book in the world' Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2. This is an astonishing trove of the strangest, funniest, and most improbable tidbits of knowledge from the clever lot at the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI.
JOHN LLOYD CBE is the creator of QI, founding producer of The News Quiz, Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder, and the presenter of BBC Radio 4's The Museum of Curiosity. JOHN MITCHINSON, QI's Director of Research, once ran the marketing for Waterstones and now moonlights as a publisher with the book crowdfunding platform Unbound. JAMES HARKIN, QI's Head Elf, has sung karaoke with Bhutanese monks and learned how to tear a telephone directory in half as part of his work duties. He co-presents the QI Elves' podcast No Such Thing As A Fish and co-produces QI's BBC Radio 4 show The Museum of Curiosity.ANNE MILLER is a scriptwriter and researcher for QI. She writes a regular books column for Standard Issue magazine, is the Head Researcher of BBC Radio 4's The Museum of Curiosity and has two Blue Peter badges.