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The Big Book of Canadian Trivia

by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray Dundurn (April 27, 2009)

Here in one big book is all the trivia and facts about Canada anyone needs to know. All regions are covered, as well as important Canadian figures such as John Molson, Elizabeth Arden, and Russ Jackson. This...


Now You Know Baseball

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (March 10, 2010)

Everyone will know the score with this grand slam of Q&A thats sure to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Doug Lennox hammers it out of the park by filling us in on whos won the most Cy Young Awards and the...


Now You Know Big Book of Sports

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (September 07, 2009)

Doug Lennox, the world champion of trivia, is back to score touchdowns, hit homers, and knock in holes-in-one every time with a colossal compendium of Q&A athletics that has all anyone could possibly want to...


Science's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner Holt Paperbacks (September 08, 2014)

The third volume of Paul Kuttner's popular "tricky questions" series makes science fun for those who shy away from it and challenges those who consider themselves science know-it-alls: Why is the saline content...


Arts and Entertainment's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner Holt Paperbacks (September 08, 2014)

Can you detect the technical blunder that occurred in the motion picture Gone With the Wind? What great mysterious writer lived up to his craft and died in the most mysterious way? The follow-up to Paul Kuttner's...


Dirty Little Secrets

by Erica Orloff & JoAnn Baker St. Martin's Griffin (June 16, 2014)

Did you know...

*That, until the mid-1600s, scientists believed that each sperm cell contained a tiny human being?

*That Romans and Egyptians used condoms, but it wasn't until a physician crafted one from a sheep's...


America Bizarro

by Nelson Taylor St. Martin's Griffin (April 28, 2014)

Do you breed rats and mice that could preen like poodles in a pet show? Have creative juices yearning to be set loose on a 20-ton block of packed snow? Possess a melodious voice best suited to singing the praises...


In the Loop & Up to Speed

by Caroline Taggart Reader's Digest (October 11, 2012)

The bottom line is this: The workplace is a minefield of business jargon that people exchange on a daily basis, and it can all start to sound like everyone around you is speaking another language. So if you...


I Used to Know That: World History

by Emma Marriott Reader's Digest (April 12, 2012)

It can be difficult to keep different historical events and figures straight in your head, which is why I Used to Know That: World History presents major episodes in history with short, easily understood sections....


Under the Covers and between the Sheets

by C. Alan Joyce Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

Bibliophiles, grab your glasses! Here is a compendium of interesting--and often scandalous--facts and quips about the literary world. Featuring authors and tomes of yesteryear and yesterday, from Tolkien's Middle-...


The Classics

by Caroline Taggart Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

It's no myth: this lively refresher course fills in all you need to know about ancient studies-from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome-in pithy little quips. It covers the impressive advances made by Greek and...


Oh, Say Did You Know?

by Fred DuBose Reader's Digest (October 19, 2010)

With wit and charm, Oh Say Did You Know serves up 300 intriguing events and ideas that helped shape the United States. Gain valuable insight into the intricacies of every period of American history, from colonial...


Now You Know Hockey: The Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (September 29, 2008)

Doug Lennox, the head referee of Q&A, delivers the score on everything from All-Stars to Zambonis, the skinny on how the term hat trick originated, and the answer to just where hockey was invented. You'll also...


The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book: Volume 1

by Edward Zawadzki Dundurn (September 01, 2001)

Edward Zawadzki, Canadas Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, brings together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities from the world of sports.


Pucks, Pablum and Pingos: More Fascinating Facts and Quirky Quizzes

by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray Dundurn (March 01, 2004)

A unique collection of trivia bites, quizzes, and graphics that delivers more of the fun, factual fare readers have come to expect from Canada's Trivia Guys.


Bizarre London

by David Long Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

A charming gift book of the strangest and most intriguing stories of London.

A fascinating tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations. Ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and...


Cause of Death

by Jack Mingo, Erin Barrett & Lucy Autrey Wilson Pocket Books (December 15, 2009)

FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME.

BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS!

Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre...


Sckraight From The Ghetto

by Bertice Ph.D. Berry & Joan Coker St. Martin's Griffin (November 25, 2013)

Is the only art you own on your fingernails? Do you consider kool-aid one of the five food groups?

You know you're ghetto if:

-Turning up the heat means turning on another burner on the stove

-You think of paneling...


Dog Days and Dandelions

by Martha Barnette St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2013)

From apian (like a bee) to zodiac (little-animals circle), a word book that spots the animal origins of words and names

There are mice in your muscles, and blackbirds in your merlot. Behind adulation is a dog's...


The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter

by Alan Axelrod Skyhorse (July 20, 2011)

The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems explores the rich vocabulary of gangsters, hipsters, jazz musicians, and military personnel of the 1930s...


Mother Knows Best?

by Sue Castle Skyhorse (June 01, 2012)

Will a little warm milk really help you go to sleep? (Yesalthough cold milk works just as well.) Does turning a light off for a few minutes actually use more energy than it saves? (No.) Is chicken soup the best...


Common Phrases

by Max Cryer Skyhorse (October 01, 2010)

In day-to-day speech we use words and phrases without a passing thought as to why we use them or where they come from. Max Cryer changes all that by showing how fascinating the English language really is. Did...


The Robert Pattinson Qr Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 19, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Miley Cyrus QR Book Quiz

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 18, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Mila Kunis QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 18, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Justin Bieber QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 18, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Selena Gomez QR Quiz Book

by David Smith eBookIt.com (July 18, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Taylor Swift QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 17, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The One Direction QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (July 09, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


What Makes Flamingos Pink?

by Bill McLain HarperCollins (October 12, 2010)

Do spiders sleep? Why are barns red? Why is there a crescent moon on outhouse doors? Are zebras white with black stripes or black with white stripes?

As the Xerox Corporation's official webmaster, Bill McLain...


The Ashlee Simpson QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (June 24, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Anne Hathaway QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (June 24, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Angelina Jolie QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (June 24, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Alicia Keys QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (June 24, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The Britney Spears QR Quiz Book

by Dave Smith eBookIt.com (June 24, 2013)

Scan the QR codes to reveal the answers in the coolest quiz book craze sweeping the internet!

This interactive quiz book allows you to instantly find out the answer just by scanning the QR code with your mobile...


The World's Worsts

by Les Krantz HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

A hilarious collection of the lowest of the lows – from the worst generals to the dumbest dogs, the shortest Hollywood marriages to the most dangerous golf courses.

The World's Worsts is the latest compendium...


Don't Know Much About Anything Else

by Kenneth C. Davis HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For years, Kenneth C. Davis has enlightened and enthralled us, opening our minds and tickling our fancies with his wonderfully irreverent, fun, and factual Don't Know Much About® books. He has carried readers...


Don't Know Much About Anything

by Kenneth C. Davis HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In his wildly entertaining, winningly irreverent, New York Times bestselling Don't Know Much About® series, author Kenneth C. Davis has amused and edified us with fascinating facts about history, mythology,...


Mental Floss Presents Condensed Knowledge

by Editors of Mental Floss HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Loaded with meaty trivia and tasty, bite-sized facts!

mental_floss is proud to offer a delicious, hearty helping of brain-food that's sure to fire up your neurons and tantalize your synapses. Condensed Knowledge...


mental floss presents Instant Knowledge

by Editors of Mental Floss William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

Mental_floss is proud to present a full-bodied jolt of inspiration for thirsty minds on the go. Blended with titillating facts, startling revelations, and head-scratching theories collected from around the world,...


Red Herrings and White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Everyd

by Albert Jack HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Mad hatter . . . pie in the sky . . . egg on your face. We use these phrases every day, yet how many of us know what they really mean or where they came from?

From bringing home the bacon to leaving no stone...


Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids

by Ken Jennings Scribner (December 04, 2012)

Author of Planet Funny Ken Jennings “reveals the truth behind all those things you tell your children” (Parade) in this entertaining and useful New York Times bestseller “armed with case histories, scientific...


The Story of English in 100 Words

by David Crystal St. Martin's Press (March 26, 2012)

The world's foremost expert on the English language takes us on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the history of our vernacular through the ages.

In The Story of English in 100 Words, an entertaining history...


Don't Cross Your Eyes...They'll Get Stuck That Way!

by Dr. Aaron E. Md Ms Carroll & Dr. Rachel C. Md Vreeman St. Martin's Griffin (July 04, 2011)

The ultimate myth-busting collection of quirky and curious facts about your body and health

In 2009, Drs. Aaron E. Carroll and Rachel C. Vreeman explored a wide range of myths and misconceptions about our bodies...


What Happens to Rover When the Marriage is Over?

by Patti Lawson Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

Here is an engaging, informative, and no-nonsense look at the everyday situations and issuesand their legal consequencesthat affect dogs and their owners. Dished up with a good deal of humor, heart, and pragmatic...


1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday...


499 Words Every College Student Should Know

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (August 29, 2017)

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you might read “abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or “demagogue”...


How to Buy an Elephant and 38 Other Things You Never Knew You Wanted to Know

by John Krausz Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

While it's possible to go through life not knowing how to tie a dhoti or carve an endless wooden chain, you never know when unusual skills will come in handy. And that's the fun of this fabulously bizarre handbook,...


Did Thomas Crapper Really Invent the Toilet?

by Catherine O'Reilly Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

Which came first, sliced bread or the toaster? When did most people begin wearing deodorant? Who invented the electric blanket? Catherine O'Reilly tackles questions such as these with a keen curiosity and well-honed...


Altruistic Armadillos, Zenlike Zebras

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson Skyhorse (February 01, 2010)

From the elegant, lithe, and yes, friendly cheetah to the diminutive and faithful sea horse, and from the giant and surprisingly warlike hippopotamus to the majestic gorilla, animals have long fascinated humans....