Under the Covers and Between the Sheets
The Inside Story Behind Classic Characters, Authors, Unforgettable Phrases, and Unexpected Endings
By C. Alan Joyce and Sarah Janssen
Hardcover | 176 pages | 5 3/8 x 8
US$14.95 | CAN$15.95
Publication Date: 2009-10-15
Bibliophiles, grab your glasses! Here is a compendium of interesting—and often scandalous—facts and quips about the literary world. Featuring authors and tomes of yesteryear and yesterday, from Tolkien's Middle-Earth to Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex, Under the Covers and Between the Sheets includes sections such as:
C. Alan Joyce is the Editorial Director for World Almanac Books, serving as chief editor for the #1 bestselling The World Almanac and Book of Facts. He created the new World Almanac blog in 2006, and continues to oversee its daily publishing schedule. Alan was previously a freelance writer and editor, with years of experience in reference publishing—and a lifelong addiction to reference books of all kinds. He is the former Executive Editor of The New York Times Almanac and The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge.