Kee Malesky, renowned NPR librarian and researcher, explores the world of fascinating facts and leads you through captivating little stories of history, art, and science. Her two books contain hundreds of unusual and interesting facts that will enlighten, entertain, or even shock you.
"A treasure house of curious information too cool not to know" -- Will Shortz, Crossword Editor, the New York Times
LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY
The second collection of amazing and intriguing facts. You too will say "Who knew?" when you read about chess boxing, the world's oldest city, the invention of the zipper, the great molasses flood, and hundreds more nuggets of information to take you through a year. Plus, a bonus fact for Leap Year!
ALL FACTS CONSIDERED
Plastic soup, a New York minute, space debris, the Olmecs, the Eight Immortals, grunting cows, the Great Hunger, the Prince of Cranks, a perfect circle. Read about these and many more wonderful facts in this essential compendium of inessential knowledge.
Copyright © 2012 Kee Malesky