Quirk Perk: Encyclopedia Shatnerica

Posted by Julie Leung

ENCYCLOPEDIA SHATNERICA by Robert Schnakenberg ($3.99)


Actor, singer, director, novelist, horseman, game-show host, spoken-word performer, legendary Hollywood lothario-is there anything William Shatner can’t do? Beam aboard the starship Irreverent as certified Shatnerologist Robert Schnakenberg takes you on a guided tour of the Emmy-winning entertainment icon’s universe. Inside you’ll find:

–More than fifty years of major film, TV, and stage appearances-from Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone to Star Trek, T. J. Hooker, and Boston Legal
–Shatner’s many musical misadventures, including his legendary covers of “Rocket Man” and “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”
–Scandalous allegations and scathing anecdotes from Star Trek costars

Plus more girdle, divorce, and toupee trivia than you can shake a phaser at! Fully updated for the first time in ten years, with all-new material on Denny Crane, Nerine Kidd, Iron Chef USA, and more, The Encyclopedia Shatnerica remains the definitive biography of an entertainment icon.

ROBERT SCHNAKENBERG is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York.

Julie Leung

Julie Leung is the social media and marketing manager at Quirk Books—tweeting up storms and surfing the blog waves. She is also the author of a forthcoming trilogy, Mice of the Round Table (Fall '16), and Mother of FictionToFashion.com. You can follow her at @jleungbooks or simply at @QuirkBooks, where she drops pithy word nuggets on the daily.