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Product Description: This essential and timely guide to all things England and English is now available in paperback. Despite a thousand years of glorious history, the people of England know surprisingly little about the facts and fables, people and places, and events and emblems that have shaped their country and its heritage...read more

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9781843547976 | Atlantic Books, June 1, 2008, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This essential and timely guide to all things England and English is now available in paperback.

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Product Description: There are many, many more things that nobody knows. Do animals have a sense of humor? Why do we have five fingers? How long can humans live? What did Jesus do in his youth? Which speech did Lincoln deliver at Gettysburg? Does the appendix have any use? Is there an odd perfect number? In this witty and enlightening follow-up to The Things that Nobody Knows, William Hartston takes us on a guided tour of 501 further gaps in our knowledge of cosmology, mathematics, animal behavior, medical science, music, art, and literature...read more

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9781782396093 | Atlantic Books, February 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A fascinating exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe beyond, from the author of The Things that Nobody Knows   There are many, many more things that nobody knows.
9780534197285, titled "The Individual, Marriage, and the Family" | Wadsworth Pub Co, March 1, 1993, cover price $47.95 | also contains The Individual, Marriage, and the Family

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9781782396123 | Reprint edition (Atlantic Books, February 1, 2017), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: There are many, many more things that nobody knows.
9781782396109 | Atlantic Books, July 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: There are many, many more things that nobody knows.

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9780297608516 | Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, December 22, 2015, cover price $24.95

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9781780228334 | Reprint edition (Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, December 13, 2016), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know! From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus tests, there is so much information from our school days that we have forgotten, or only half-remember...read more

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9781782436614 | Act csm edition (Michael O''Mara Books, December 1, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know!
9781843178750 | Gardners Books, May 24, 2012, cover price $16.55 | About this edition: From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus tests, there is so much information from our school days that we have forgotten, or only half-remember.

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Product Description: WHY DO YOUR FINGERS GO WRINKLY IN THE BATH?HOW LONG CAN GOLDFISH REMEMBER THINGS?WHO THOUGHT UP NEWTON’S FIRST LAW?Science is all about finding answers to mind-boggling questions — so following the hugely successful How Many Moons Does the Earth Have?, here are another 100 brain-teasers to test yourself, discover some amazing answers, and learn a lot of stuff along the way...read more

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9781785781490 | Icon Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: WHY DO YOUR FINGERS GO WRINKLY IN THE BATH?

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By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626867598 | Portable Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $22.99

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Product Description: From its beginnings in Asia to its position as a popular global pick-me-up, tea has become the drink of choice for two billion people every morning! This charming miscellany, packed full of fascinating facts and practical advice, as well as tasty recipes from spicy chai tea to traditional tea loaf, will intrigue, inform, and delight lovers of this cheering beverage across the globe...read more

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9781849536790 | Summersdale Pub Ltd, November 1, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From its beginnings in Asia to its position as a popular global pick-me-up, tea has become the drink of choice for two billion people every morning!

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Product Description: The New York Times best-selling authors of the QI series return with a fourth collection of mind-bending trivia.The New York Times best-selling authors of the Quite Interesting series have made you see sideways, knocked your socks off, and left your jaw on the floor...read more

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9780393254488 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The New York Times best-selling authors of the QI series return with a fourth collection of mind-bending trivia.

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Product Description: The almost 200 entries in the addictive Everything (or Almost Everything) About Paris are a witty and sophisticated treasure trove of facts, histories, lists, records, quotations, and miscellaneous oddities that go well beyond trivia to include significant cultural information and an enlightening glimpse of Parisian life:  • An explanation of the Parisian chant of disillusionment: "métro, boulot, dodo;" • Addresses and descriptions of vineyards within the city limits;• Ten vintage aperitifs to order in bistros;• Imaginary Parisian streets that appear in novels;• The number of brothels, massage parlors, and “places of pleasure” listed in a 1922 guidebook; • Famous poisonings that occurred in Paris;• Mottos of the five greatest educational institutions in Paris;• Fines charged for municipal infractions, from feeding pigeons (35€) to appearing nude in a public place (35,000€ and imprisonment);• Histories of the cobblestones, the rooftops, and the trashcans of Paris;• Names of the most famous can-can dancers of the mid-19th and early 20th century;• The odd and scandalous history of villa Félicien-Fabre in the 16th arrondissement;• Thirty significant paintings displayed in churches in Paris...read more
By Simon Beaver (introduced by)

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9781681371023 | Little Bookroom, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The almost 200 entries in the addictive Everything (or Almost Everything) About Paris are a witty and sophisticated treasure trove of facts, histories, lists, records, quotations, and miscellaneous oddities that go well beyond trivia to include significant cultural information and an enlightening glimpse of Parisian life:  • An explanation of the Parisian chant of disillusionment: "métro, boulot, dodo;" • Addresses and descriptions of vineyards within the city limits;• Ten vintage aperitifs to order in bistros;• Imaginary Parisian streets that appear in novels;• The number of brothels, massage parlors, and “places of pleasure” listed in a 1922 guidebook; • Famous poisonings that occurred in Paris;• Mottos of the five greatest educational institutions in Paris;• Fines charged for municipal infractions, from feeding pigeons (35€) to appearing nude in a public place (35,000€ and imprisonment);• Histories of the cobblestones, the rooftops, and the trashcans of Paris;• Names of the most famous can-can dancers of the mid-19th and early 20th century;• The odd and scandalous history of villa Félicien-Fabre in the 16th arrondissement;• Thirty significant paintings displayed in churches in Paris.

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Product Description: If you're curious about The Walt Disney Company, this comprehensive encyclopedia is your one-stop guide! Filled with significant achievements, short biographies, historic dates, and tons of trivia-worthy tidbits and anecdotes, this newly updated collection covers all things Disney-from A to Z-through thousands of entries and more than eight hundred images...read more

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9781484737835 | 5th edition (Disney Editions, November 15, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: If you're curious about The Walt Disney Company, this comprehensive encyclopedia is your one-stop guide!
9780786849192, titled "Disney a to Z the Official Encyclopedia" | 3 edition (Disney Editions, October 1, 2006), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Thousands of entries and hundreds of photographs combine to provide a comprehensive reference to the world of Disney, providing coverage of the history of Disney, park attractions, television shows, songs, animated features and shorts, and films.
9780786862238 | Disney Editions, August 1, 1996, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: More than 6,500 entries and hundreds of photographs combine to provide a comprehensive reference to the world of Disney, providing coverage of the history of Disney, park attractions, television shows, songs, animated features and shorts, and films

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Product Description: For lovers of horses and trivia alike, this colorful book is packed with fascinating facts, from physical characteristics and folklore to safety tips and horse-care musts. Over 400 nuggets of information are taken from all areas of the equine world,-from the pages of science journals to the ringside of a rodeo...read more

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9780785834816 | Chartwell Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: For lovers of horses and trivia alike, this colorful book is packed with fascinating facts, from physical characteristics and folklore to safety tips and horse-care musts.

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9780785834809 | Chartwell Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $12.99

Product Description: Tractors are amazing. You know that already, though, or you probably wouldn't be reading this. Who was Old Abe? What is a Mobius Band? Which is better, wheels or rubber tracks? You'll find the world's first tractor in here, the fastest and the most powerful...read more

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9780785834823 | Chartwell Books, September 15, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Tractors are amazing.

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Product Description: Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind the best-selling, award-winning Uncle John's Bathroom Reader line). Do Geese Get Goose Bumps is 224 pages of simple explanations for complex topics—everything from "Why is air transparent?" to "Why do late-night commercials always offer to throw in a second, identical product 'at no extra cost'?" Clearly written and thoroughly researched, this book will shed new light on science, history, politics, sports, animals, food, pop culture, and more...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626867543 | Portable Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind the best-selling, award-winning Uncle John's Bathroom Reader line).

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Product Description: This handsome volume pays homage to the humble grape's revered nectar. This truly exceptional miscellany of anecdotes, facts, quotable quotes, and interesting stories celebrates wine in all its guises: from the origin of the toast (to prevent being poisoned at a dinner, it was customary for guests to tip part of their drink into their companion's glass) to the exact number of references to wine in the Bible (441) to the debate over whether Dom Perignon discovered bubbles, effectively inventing champagne, or simply started the tradition of blending the grapes in the drink he described as "like drinking stars...read more

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9782080203007 | Flammarion, September 6, 2016, cover price $12.98 | About this edition: This handsome volume pays homage to the humble grape's revered nectar.
9782080201546 | Flammarion, April 22, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This handsome volume pays homage to the humble grape's revered nectar.

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Product Description: The Little Book of Mayo is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange, and entertaining facts about County Mayo. Funny, fast-paced, and fact-packed, here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, and strange traditions alongside details of its flora and fauna, sporting heritage, and of course its literary traditions...read more

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9781845888923 | History Pr Ltd, September 1, 2016, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The Little Book of Mayo is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange, and entertaining facts about County Mayo.

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Product Description: Succinct, cheerful and globally understood, emojis are everyone's second language. Who knew you were so multilingual?! So why not test your emoji decoding skills with these emoji strings, covering the best culture, your favorite tunes, the greatest films and the biographies of the famous and infamous in your other tongue?Each emoji string is given a difficulty rating, ranging from easy (smiling face with sunglasses), moderate (anguished face) and difficult (pouting face) levels...read more

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9781844038961 | Cassell, October 4, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Succinct, cheerful and globally understood, emojis are everyone's second language.

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Product Description: An interactive record book with more than 250 links—and the ultimate salute to the craziest-ever YouTube stunts.   If you want to witness the most incredible feats of human endeavor and endurance, just go to YouTube, where you’ll find millions of jaw-dropping clips...read more

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9781780978437 | Carlton Books Ltd, August 23, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An interactive record book with more than 250 links—and the ultimate salute to the craziest-ever YouTube stunts.
9781780976846 | Carlton Books Ltd, August 2, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An interactive record book with more than 250 links—and the ultimate salute to the craziest-ever YouTube stunts.

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Product Description: The Most Comprehensive Bible Trivia Book Ever WrittenWhat Old Testament character's name means "laughter?" How many days did the Passover last? What did David take to his brothers who were fighting the Philistines? Who plotted the execution of John the Baptist? What was Paul's secret for being content?The answers to these and thousands more questions can be found in The Official Bible Brilliant Trivia Book...read more

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9780800727062 | Fleming H Revell Co, August 16, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The Most Comprehensive Bible Trivia Book Ever WrittenWhat Old Testament character's name means "laughter?

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Product Description: Science: How much does an average cloud weigh?1 Literature: What happened to the first draft of the original manuscript of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men?2 Food and drink: What common object’s now-standard size is based on the amount of air a glassblower’s lungs could hold?3 Packed with hundreds of fascinating factoids covering every subject under the sun, 365 Days of Amazing Trivia keeps the trivia buff surprised and entertained, all year long...read more
By Workman Publishing (corporate author)

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9780761188698 | Pag edition (Workman Pub Co, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Science: How much does an average cloud weigh?

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Product Description: This is the calendar that immerses baseball fans in the numbers, stats, records, personalities, and trivia that fuel their obsession. Hall of Fame: Which pitcher won the Cy Young Award three times in the 1970s? (The Orioles’ Jim Palmer)...read more

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9780761187875 | Pag edition (Workman Pub Co, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: This is the calendar that immerses baseball fans in the numbers, stats, records, personalities, and trivia that fuel their obsession.

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Product Description: Test your gridiron knowledge with a fascinating and obsessive year of trivia, stats, and lore. Immortal Records: Which defensive end holds the career NFL sack record? (Bruce Smith, with 200). Super Bowl: Which quarterback has started six Super Bowl games, the most of any player? (Tom Brady)...read more

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9780761188087 | Pag edition (Workman Pub Co, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Test your gridiron knowledge with a fascinating and obsessive year of trivia, stats, and lore.

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Product Description: YouTube sensation Matthew Santoro amazes with eye-opening facts that are sure to blow your mind.Matthew Santoro's originality and humor has attracted millions of fans, making him a beloved YouTube star. His weekly videos on amazing and little-known facts are eagerly anticipated by his many subscribers and followers around the world...read more

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9780143109211 | J P Tarcher, August 9, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: YouTube sensation Matthew Santoro amazes with eye-opening facts that are sure to blow your mind.

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