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.

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
15 Things You Might Not Know About Beatrix Potter
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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