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He's a real gee-whiz kind of guy

Almanac ace Ben Schott is the master of miscellany

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / November 7, 2006

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It's hard to get a word in edgewise with British publishing phenom Ben Schott . The peppery and voluble creator, researcher, author, and designer of "Schott's Almanac 2007" -- one of the oddest and most addictively readable reference books in print -- is bubbling with compulsive interest in the overlooked details of modern life, and is as eager to share ... (Full article: 1122 words)

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