The Shakespeare Book of Lists catalogs Shakespeare's life, his times, his use of language and choice of words, the best and most insulting lines from his plays and poems, the actors who have performed his plays, the theaters where they have been performed, and the videos, films, and spin-offs we have all grown to love. The book contains every imaginable topic relating to Shakespeare, including: --Facts and myths about Shakespeare's life. --The top 10 songs from the plays. --Female Hamlets. --How to watch a Shakespearean film. --Some words first used by Shakespeare. --The most insulting lines found in his plays. --The bawdy plays.
Michael LoMonico currently works as the Senior Consultant on National Education for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. He was an assistant to the editor for the curriculum section of all three volumes of the Folger's Shakespeare Set Free series, published by Washington Square Press. He was also the technical editor of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare. In 2009, he was asked to be the guest editor of a "Teaching Shakespeare" issue of NCTE's English Journal and in 2016, he was the guest editor for a special "Teaching Shakespeare" issue of the College English Association's journal, The CEA Critic. Michael has taught Shakespeare courses and workshops for both students and teachers in 38 states, in Canada and England, and digitally in South Africa, Romania, and Russia. After teaching high school English for thirty-three years he brought his expertise to future teachers at Stony Brook University. Michael is also the author of a novel, "That Shakespeare Kid."