May 8, 2014 10:21 AM
Fancy yourself a follower of factoids? A fan of the famous? A collector of unconventional information? You and James Gulliver Hancock both! His book, Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers: Portraits of 50 Famous Folks & All Their Weird Stuff ($13) is full of quirky illustrations and unusual tidbits about some of history's most well-known figures. You'll get the lowdown on fifty greats and their idiosyncrasie, from Coco Chanel and Marie Curie to Grace Kelly and Leo Tolstoy.