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Dan Wallace comic author of Yes Man and Join Me turns his mind and body to finding the centre of the universe – which it appears is a manhole cover in a small town in America called Wallace! Offbeat and funny.
Danny Wallace wanted to write about a place so special and so crucial to our existence that it had never before been tackled: the Centre of the Universe. But then he realised that getting there might be a problem, and when he did, there'd probably be nothing much to write about. Until he heard about a manhole cover, on a small street, in a small town, tucked away in a remote part of Idaho.
The manhole cover had been declared the Centre of the Universe. The mayor had the science to back it up.
The town rejoiced.
And the name of the town?
Wallace. It was a cosmic coincidence Danny couldn't resist…
Publication date: 18/05/2006
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||18th May 2006|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,|
Award-winning journalist and comedy producer Danny Wallace has written and produced comedy for TV, radio and the stage, and contributed to dozens of publications, including The Independent and The Guardian. His own six-part BBC2 series begins in summer 2005, and he's also presented for Channel 4, SkyOne, Radio 1, and Radio 4. His profile continues to grow at home and abroad, and he's currently working on the film adaptation of his last book, Join Me. He's 27, and lives in an old match factory in the East End of London.More About Danny Wallace