Star Trek: The Book of Lists
Hardcover | Kindle
By Chip Carter
Publisher: Harper Design | HarperCollins
Release date: November 7, 2017
Author Chip Carter stuffs Star Trek: The Book of Lists with 100 lists that highlight memorable moments throughout the beloved scifi franchise’s 51-year history, along with plenty of little-known facts, too.
This new 224-page full-color book from Harper Design, which is an adorable and easy-to-handle 7×9 hardcover, is broken down into 8 chapters, grouping together aspects like Starfleet personal, ships and technology, the future, and more. The backmatter contains a table of contents of each individual list, which includes the must-haves like “Kirk’s Most Memorable Kisses,” “Red[Shirt] Alert,” and “Useful Klingon Phrases.”
There’s facts on all the Star Trek movies and television series; box office figures; information on the various races…. the list goes on… literally. Most of the lists are accompanied by color photos from the various installments of the franchise, though Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Next Generation dominate the content. There’s also graphics, movie posters, and prop photos.
There’s a reason why a website like Buzzfeed that churns out list after list is so popular – people love to read lists! Especially those packed with trivia and obscure tidbits, which is why Star Trek: The Book of Lists is great fun for diehard Star Trek fans and makes an entertaining and informative read for the average viewer.
Spanning the epic science fiction franchise’s fifty-one-year history, a breathtaking collection of the most compelling Star Trek facts and trivia, including events from both on and off-screen, available in 100 concise lists.
Since Gene Roddenberry’s original series first aired in 1966, Star Trek has become a pop culture phenomenon, and one of the largest global properties of all time. Entertaining and fun, Star Trek: The Book of Lists catalogs the most compelling facts about the original series and its spin-offs, as well as its thirteen films, gathered together and broken down into one hundred lists, including:
– Historical Figure Cameos
– Crew Crossovers
– Memorable Deaths
– Intergalactic Threats, Enemies, and Villains
Compiling a galaxy’s worth of information in one handy digest, Star Trek: The Book of Lists is a fascinating historical record of the Star Trek universe for both hardcore fans and causal viewers.
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