Claire Cock-Starkey

Claire Cock-Starkey is a writer and editor based in the UK. Her latest book, The Book Lovers' Miscellany, was published in January 2018. Visit her at www.nonfictioness.com.

7 Spectacular Lost Crown Jewels
Strange Superstitions About 8 Everyday Insects From Around the World
10 Mythical Giants From Around the World
10 Historical First Impressions of Animals and Plants
12 World War II Diaries You Can Read
10 Writers and Artists Who Wanted Their Work Destroyed
12 One-Word Famous Last Words
11 Miniature Mischief-Makers From World Folklore
10 Extremely Valuable Author Signatures
The Stories Behind 10 Famous Typefaces and Where They're Used
7 Things Introduced at World's Fairs
8 Remarkable Sets of Identical Twins
10 of the Most Expensive Movie Props Ever Sold
Don’t You Know Who I Am? 7 People With Self-Proclaimed Titles
9 Animals Accused of Espionage
The Meanings Behind 9 Common (and Thankfully Not-So-Common) Disease Names
Solemnly Swearing: 9 Times Oaths Are Required
Biggest, Smallest, Most Expensive: 8 Record-Breaking Books
6 Animals Who Made History and Where to See Them
Man, Toad, Rabbit: 9 Cultural Explanations for What People See in the Moon
6 Types of Fascinating Trace Fossils You Can Visit
10 of the World’s Most Expensive Ingredients
8 Famous Historical Figures Excommunicated by the Catholic Church
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