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Claire Cock-Starkey

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Cambridge, UK
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  history, trivia, books, libraries, literature, facts

Writer & Editor (The Book Lovers' Miscellany, Bodleianalia, Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins). Books, writing, libraries, history, & things that catch my eye.

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Biography

I started out in media, working at BBC Radio Four and Five Live before going on to work at LBC. From there I found my spiritual home working with Ben Schott, starting out as researcher on the Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany. I went on to help develop the format for Schott’s Almanac, workin...

Awards

QI's Most Interesting Books of 2016

2017 - Non-fiction books
QI named my book Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins as one of their ten most interesting books of 2016.