Who’s Who in Wodehouse

Links: • Bibliography• Errata and addenda

On my Wodehouse web pages and at the last two conventions of The Wodehouse Society, an updated edition of Daniel H. Garrison’s Who’s Who in Wodehouse has been announced as “forthcoming.” As with all projects of this sort, the final one percent of the task has taken more time to accomplish than it should, but the book is finally ready for sale.

The Second Edition was published by Dan in 1989; I met him in 1993 at the San Francisco convention of TWS and had him sign my copy. At the 2015 Pseattle convention we agreed that a new edition was in order and soon began collaborating over the Internet on the Third Expanded Edition.

The cover of the new work contains an explanation of what this is all about:


Here are some excerpts from the book in PDF format:

We want this to be a resource for all Wodehouse fans, so for the year 2020 at least, the prices are set as low as possible just to cover costs of publication. For now, you will need to order directly from the print-on-demand services of Lulu.com (not from us!). At some future date, we will make the book available via Amazon and other online retailers, but since they add a considerable markup, the price will then have to be much higher. The ISBN in the image above is reserved for the large paperback now, but will not be a useful search term until the book goes into wider retail distribution.

Below are links to order each of the three formats from Lulu. Prices are shown here in US dollars, but Lulu will present them in your local currency when you follow the links below. If you register as a user at lulu.com, they will send you occasional emails with short-lived coupon codes for 10%, 15% or even 20% discounts, so even these prices can be a bit lower.

Temporary update! As of late April 2020, Lulu.com is in the process of reworking their web site, and the previous “Buy” button links are not functioning. The underlined links are a direct link to the web page on Lulu for each edition.

Trade paperback: 6 by 9 inches, 400 pages, perfect bound paperback: $11.00 (plus tax and shipping)


Hardback: 6 by 9 inches, 400 pages, case-wrap (glossy printed cover on boards, no dust jacket): $17.99 (plus tax and shipping)


Large paperback: 8.5 by 11 inches, 410 pages, perfect bound paperback, 14-point text size: $15.99 (plus tax and shipping)


Neil Midkiff
16 February 2020, updated 7 May