Montreal Book Of Everything
Jim Hynes

MacIntyre Purcell Publishing

MacIntyre Purcell has a slew of Books of Everything, about cities from Edmonton to Ottawa. The books don’t promise the reader hotel or restaurant recommendations, but do tell you everything you wanted to know about these places and were going to ask anyway. What were the five rainiest days in Montreal history? What were the five architectural achievements? And most Montrealers already suspected that Montreal is the shadfly capital of Canada, and that our smog problem is the worst in Quebec. We have bilingual beggars, and more than 100,000 householders move every July 1st. Montreal Book of Everything is written by a Montrealer who obviously knows the city, and trivia buffs will love it. mRb