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Product Description: Pick at these engrossing facts one at a time, or binge on them by section to get a larger picture of the numbers that make up the world The world is full of fascinating facts and statistics, but presented without context and in no particular order they can be overwhelming...read more

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9781782430605 | Michael O''Mara Books, September 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Pick at these engrossing facts one at a time, or binge on them by section to get a larger picture of the numbers that make up the world The world is full of fascinating facts and statistics, but presented without context and in no particular order they can be overwhelming.
9780312372217, titled "High Crimes" | St Martins Pr, August 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | also contains High Crimes | About this edition: Four men and a woman are transporting a multi-million-dollar shipment of narcotics from South America to New York, but an elaborate trap, set up by the Canadian police, awaits them

Paperback:

9781782431947 | Michael O''Mara Books, September 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Pick at these engrossing facts one at a time, or binge on them by section to get a larger picture of the numbers that make up the world The world is full of fascinating facts and statistics, but presented without context and in no particular order they can be overwhelming.

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Product Description: Enjoy this latest compendium of fantastic facts from the king of trivia! Did you know... That a "zyzzyx" is a type of wasp? That the chances of being injured by a toilet seat at some point in your life are reckoned to be one in 6...read more

Hardcover:

9780857530981 | Transworld Pub, September 1, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Enjoy this latest compendium of fantastic facts from the king of trivia!

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Product Description: The latest collection of terrific trivia from the author of That Book of Perfectly Useless InformationCan rocks have snot? Why do doughnuts have holes in the middle? Could a human child ever be raised by animals? What do hyenas have to laugh about? And why is it impossible to belch after blast-off?! This hilarious book contains the answers to these incredible questions and more that will boggle your brain...read more

Hardcover:

9780857530974 | Transworld Pub, November 1, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The latest collection of terrific trivia from the author of That Book of Perfectly Useless Information Can rocks have snot?

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9781849415514 | Reprint edition (Red Fox, June 1, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The latest collection of terrific trivia from the author of That Book of Perfectly Useless InformationCan rocks have snot?

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Product Description: Fascinating facts, figures, stats, and trivia are collected here in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Desert Island Discs. Flotsam & Jetsam is the ultimate and totally irresistible trivia book for fans of the hugely popular radio program, and a fascinating introduction for all those who have yet to discover its delights...read more

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9780593070079, titled "Desert Island Discs Flotsam & Jetsam: Fascinating Facts, Figures and Miscellany from One of BBC Radio 4's Best-Loved Programmes" | Transworld Pub, December 1, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Fascinating facts, figures, stats, and trivia are collected here in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Desert Island Discs.

Miscellaneous:

9780062043702 | Harpercollins, September 7, 2010, cover price $8.99

Paperback:

9780552159869 | Transworld Pub, October 22, 2009, cover price $14.10

Features a collection of obscure facts, sports statistics, and celebrity gossip, in a volume that includes such examples as Wayne Newton's relationship to Pocahontas, the wood constructions of Academy Awards during the metal shortages of World War II, and the pattern baldness challenges of male monkeys.

Hardcover:

9780061134050 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Features a collection of obscure facts, sports statistics, and celebrity gossip, in a volume that includes such examples as Wayne Newton's relationship to Pocahontas, the wood constructions of Academy Awards during the metal shortages of World War II, and the pattern baldness challenges of male monkeys.

Miscellaneous:

9780061957673 | Harpercollins, June 23, 2009, cover price $9.99

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A no-holds-barred exploration of the world's most misunderstood or taboo sexual conundrums considers such mysteries as the dynamics of open marriages, the uses of chastity belts, and the realities of celibacy. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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9780061134074 | It Books, November 1, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A no-holds-barred exploration of the world's most misunderstood or taboo sexual conundrums considers such mysteries as the dynamics of open marriages, the uses of chastity belts, and the realities of celibacy.

Describes things that are annoying.

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9780593059944 | Transworld Pub, October 8, 2007, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: Describes things that are annoying.

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Did you know that the first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893 (it beat Kellogg's Corn Flakes by just five years); Scarlett Johansson, and Ashton Kutcher and Simon Cowell all have twin brothers. This book contains facts and figures.

Hardcover:

9780385610728 | Gardners Books, October 5, 2006, cover price $13.25 | About this edition: Did you know that the first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893 (it beat Kellogg's Corn Flakes by just five years); Scarlett Johansson, and Ashton Kutcher and Simon Cowell all have twin brothers.

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Collects trivia about a wide range of subjects, including the identity of Billy Crystal's famous childhood babysitter, the origins of the word 'sex,' and the working titles of Beatles songs.

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9780060828233 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Collects trivia about a wide range of subjects, including the identity of Billy Crystal's famous childhood babysitter, the origins of the word 'sex,' and the working titles of Beatles songs.

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9780060828240, titled "This Book: ...of More Perfectly Useless Information" | Harpercollins, October 1, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Collects trivia about a wide range of subjects, including the identity of Billy Crystal's famous childhood babysitter, the origins of the word 'sex,' and the working titles of Beatles songs.

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Collects trivia from a wide range of subjects, including the wearing of earrings by pirates to improve their eyesight, the tongue's role as the strongest muscle in the human body, and the historical origins of the word 'Bigwig.'

Hardcover:

9780060731496 | William Morrow & Co, December 1, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Collects trivia from a wide range of subjects, including the wearing of earrings by pirates to improve their eyesight, the tongue's role as the strongest muscle in the human body, and the historical origins of the word 'Bigwig.

Paperback:

9780060732547 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2006, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Collects trivia from a wide range of subjects, including the wearing of earrings by pirates to improve their eyesight, the tongue's role as the strongest muscle in the human body, and the historical origins of the word 'Bigwig.

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Product Description: It's mind-boggling . . . It's addictive . . . It's SUDOKU MANIA Solving Sudoku number puzzles demands no mathematical skills. All you need to have is a good sense of logic, a love of game-playing, and a whole lot of patience! If you have not yet discovered Sudoku, you'll be playing like a pro in no time...read more
By Mitchell Symons (editor) and David Thomas (editor)

Paperback:

9781416528609 | Pocket Books, March 28, 2006, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: It's mind-boggling .

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The author of That Book . . . of Perfectly Useless Information offers a whimsical collection of answers to some of life's most offbeat questions, covering such eclectic topics as the best way to tell a friend about a halitosis problem, the memory span of a goldfish, the origins of Russian roulette, and why men have nipples. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060835187 | Perennial, February 1, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Offers a whimsical collection of answers to some of life's most offbeat questions, covering such eclectic topics as the best way to tell a friend about a halitosis problem, the memory span of a goldfish, the origins of Russian roulette, and why men have nipples.

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Product Description: A selection of lists combining sex and celebrities.

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9780233994147 | Chameleon, February 1, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A selection of lists combining sex and celebrities.

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Product Description: A book of jokes about Bill Clinton's scandals.

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9780233994383 | Chameleon, June 1, 2001, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A book of jokes about Bill Clinton's scandals.

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Product Description: Mitchell Symons'' compilation of miscellaneou s facts surrounding the lives of the rich and famous will da zzle, delight and occasionally dismay the reader as he revea ls the kinds of facts that most books omit. '

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9780233994130 | Chameleon, June 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Mitchell Symons'' compilation of miscellaneou s facts surrounding the lives of the rich and famous will da zzle, delight and occasionally dismay the reader as he revea ls the kinds of facts that most books omit.

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Product Description: From bestselling revolting reference expert Mitchell Symons comes this wickedly funny modern take on Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Verses. Meet a true rogue's gallery of horrid kids who hit the skids. Callum: who was a dreadful bully until he received his come-uppance; Tiffany: who couldn't put down her mobile phone and died a horrible death; Bill: whose ability to fart ended in tears and Chloe: whose determination to have the most Facebook friends meant she lost her real ones...read more

Paperback:

9780552568173 | Gardners Books, January 1, 1998, cover price $11.90 | About this edition: From bestselling revolting reference expert Mitchell Symons comes this wickedly funny modern take on Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Verses.

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A true crime almanac and book of lists contains descriptions of such disturbing criminal phenomena as sleepwalking murderers, killer children, political crimes, and more. Original.

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9780380774449 | Avon Books, August 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | also contains A Perfect Village | About this edition: A true crime almanac and book of lists contains descriptions of such disturbing criminal phenomena as sleepwalking murderers, killer children, political crimes, and more.

Product Description: Book by Koski, John, Symons, Mitchell

Paperback:

9781855927261 | Trafalgar Square, August 1, 1993, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Book by Koski, John, Symons, Mitchell

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