Ben Schott

Ben Schott is a British author, journalist, and photographer, best known for his 'Schott's Miscellany' series—a collection of books that contain a mix of trivia, humor, and esoteric knowledge. His work is characterized by its unique blend of wit and erudition, and he has contributed to a variety of publications on both sides of the Atlantic.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. Schott's Original Miscellany

    This book is a unique and quirky collection of interesting, unusual and random facts, trivia, and esoteric knowledge. It covers a wide range of topics from the scientific to the cultural, including obscure historical events, little-known facts about famous people, unusual customs, and oddities from around the world. The book is presented in a distinctive and engaging style, with a mix of lists, charts, short articles, and other formats, making it a fascinating and entertaining read.

    The 8564th Greatest Book of All Time