Justin Pollard

Reviews of books by this author:

The Interesting Bits: The History You Might Have Missed

I subscribe to a newsletter called Now I Know, which sends a daily factoid. This book is essentially like taking several years’ worth of those and packing them into one publication (you can actually buy a Now I Know book too). Filled with anecdotes about the weird minutia of history, grouped together into vaguely related – Read the rest of this review

Boffinology

I’m a fan of the series QI and Pollard works on the show, you can see the similarities in the book, where interesting facts have been trawled from history and presented in a series of bite-sized chunks.  I’ve been slowly working my way through one of Pollard’s other books: The Interesting Bits: The History You – Read the rest of this review