Books of Miscellany

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    Scottish Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Scotland the Brave
    Jonathan Green
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With Scottish Miscellany, author Jonathan Green lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Scottish traditions and folklore, giving you the answers to questions you’ve always had—or never knew you had—and more as he covers all aspects of Scotland. From Scottish culture to the ancient... [READ MORE]
    Baseball Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Baseball
    Matthew Silverman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Why does a curveball curve? What is a “can of corn”? Why was Joe DiMaggio called the “Yankee Clipper”? “Who wrote “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”? How many times did Ty Cobb steal home? In Baseball Miscellany, the fascinating history and lore of our national pastime is finally revealed! For example, the... [READ MORE]
    Cats Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Our Feline Friends
    Lesley O'Mara
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Cats Miscellany provides readers with a fun collection of feline facts, anecdotes, and tales. In this truly fanciful work, author Lesley O’Mara has crafts a kaleidoscope of information which is sure to delight every cat lover. What happened when Charles Dickens discovered that his cat William was really... [READ MORE]
    Christmas Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas
    Jonathan Green
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Wouldn’t it be great to understand all our Christmas traditions? Here, Jonathan Green offers the fascinating history behind our most beloved holiday traditions. For example, myrrh is incense made from the resin of a North African bush and was a special gift during biblical times. To the Romans, mistletoe... [READ MORE]
    Love Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Many Ways We Celebrate Love and Romance
    Deborah A. Levine
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Ah, love… everyone wants to experience it, and if they have it, they want more. This collection of letters, quotations, and fun facts will satisfy every curious reader. Love Miscellany reveals a fascinating history of romance, answering questions like where the heart symbol originated, which aphrodisiacs... [READ MORE]
    Golf Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Golf
    Matthew Silverman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    What causes a golf ball to hook or slice? What are the origins of the terms “bogey” and “birdie”? Why was Jack Nicklaus called “The Golden Bear”? “Why is the Masters champion presented with a green jacket? How many tournaments did Byron Nelson win in 1945?With Golf Miscellany, the fascinating history... [READ MORE]
    Literary Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature
    Alex Palmer
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Wouldn’t it be great to be a fly on the wall as the great writers took pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard)? While reading this work, you’ll be just that. Here are behind-the-book stories and facts about authors, publishing and everything literary that will entertain both casual and serious readers.... [READ MORE]
    Baseball Miscellany
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Baseball
    Matthew Silverman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Why does a curveball curve? What is a “can of corn”? Why was Joe DiMaggio called the “Yankee Clipper”? Who wrote “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”? How many times did Ty Cobb steal home?In this reissue of Baseball Miscellany, the fascinating history and lore of our national pastime is finally revealed!... [READ MORE]
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