Now I Know
The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts
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Did you know that there are actually 27 letters in the alphabet, or that the U.S. had a plan to invade Canada? And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon?
Even if you think you have a handle on all things trivia, you're guaranteed a big surprise with Now I Know. From uncovering what happens to lost luggage to New York City's plan to crack down on crime by banning pinball, this book will challenge your knowledge of the fascinating stories behind the world's greatest facts.
Covering 100 outrageous topics, Now I Know is the ultimate challenge for any know-it-all who thinks they have nothing left to learn.
Praise For Now I Know: The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts…
"A mind-tickling encyclopedia.... Now I Know is a treat in its entirety...an oasis of learning about what you don't yet know...but are glad you found." --Brain Pickings
"Promises to serve those who are frequently surrounded by know-it-alls--or aspire to become one themselves. One of the most compelling aspects of Now I Know is that it shows how seemingly obscure facts can tell a bigger story.... So now you know." --Jewish Daily Forward
"Every story in the book is interesting, and Lewis includes a 'bonus fact' at the end of each story which is a mini mind bender on its own." - BoingBoing
Adams Media, 9781440563621, 256pp.
Publication Date: October 18, 2013