Claire Cock-Starkey is the author of The Book Lovers' Miscellany (2017) and A Library Miscellany (2018).
'An eponym, as you know, is a word named after an individual, and the above paragraph contains fourteen of them, all derived from The Real McCoy and 149 Other Eponyms by the excellent Claire Cock-Starkey, author of A Library Miscellany and The Book Lovers' Miscellany.' * TLS * 'From boycotts to Biros, the English language is rich in eponyms - a place or thing named after individuals. But who were the people behind them? In a fascinating new book, Claire Cock-Starkey reveals all ...' * Daily Mail *