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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 (Golden Age of the Garden, Bodleianalia, Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins). Tweeting about books, writing, 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...

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@NonFictioness — 1,316 followers, 5,374 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

I just made a dairy-free apple cake, quite pleased with myself. Just hope it tastes good. https://t.co/J6hhczzgl0

Sep 24, 2017

I just made a dairy-free apple cake, quite pleased with myself. Just hope it tastes good. https://t.co/czHSP049aD

Sep 23, 2017

RT @fermatslibrary: Fermat's Last Theorem has probably the lowest ratio: Length of Theorem/Length of Proof. 129 pages to prove a theor…

Sep 22, 2017

RT @PP_Rubens: Death & the maiden. Cheerful pic to brighten up your Friday from Hans Baldung Grien, whose day is today. https://t.co/tFP7Dg

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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.