Tag: Trivia Books

Secret Library

More Misinformation and Misconceptions

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reviews a forty-year-old book debunking various widely held beliefs Last year, I reviewed a fascinating book, The dictionary of misinformation, written by a professor of English named Tom Burnam and published in 1975. Although it’s now out of print, […]


Happy December, Everyone!

This month, we’re celebrating our fourth birthday as a blog. Interesting Literature began life on 1 December 2012 (41 years, to the day, since Project Gutenberg was launched; though needless to say we’ve yet to match that site for popularity or sheer usefulness!). Since we began blogging about some of the more […]