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Book Of Lists




Around here, we love us our lists. In fact, the only things we love more than lists, are lists of lists. As far as we're concerned, being without a list means being, well, totally listless.

That in mind, we thank you, oh internet, for reminding us of this deus ex machina of a reference book, The Book of Lists, by David Wallechinsky and Amy Wallace, available through Canongate, a great site for anyone looking to stay informed (list aficionados, literati, or otherwise).

An early candidate for our favorite list? The 18 Secret Armies of the CIA...joy.
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