Mason gives us a whistle-stop tour of Britain's best quizzes while packing in as much trivia as possible. This is the one I will be giving to everyone for Christmas.
A must-have book for any quiz lover, Mark Mason, a travel writer, weaves funny anecdotes with local trivia in a witty account of his trips round these isles in search of quizzes from pub quizzes in Edinburgh to a jouranlists' quiz in parliament. The silly answers to local radio and TV phone-ins are a particular joy. In one instance a woman was asked to name Britain's biggest carnivore. "I know this," she said. 'It's Notting Hill."