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Schott"s almanac 2007

by Ben Schott

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

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  • English Almanacs

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    Schott"s Almanac redefines the traditional almanac to present a record of the year just past and is designed to be read, not merely consulted. It tells the real stories of 2006, from the winner of American Idol to the Supreme Court nominations (including how different justices have voted), from baseball and football statistics to the founder of amazon.com"s new private rocketship factory. In an age when information is plentiful but selection is rare, Schott"s Almanac offers both the facts and the analysis.--From publisher description.

    Edition Notes

    Statementconceived, edited and designed by Ben Schott ; U.S. assistant editor, Bess Lovejoy ; series assistant editor, Claire Cock-Starkey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAY68 .S36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p. m :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754351M
    ISBN 101596911719
    ISBN 109781596911710
    OCLC/WorldCa74809740

    Schott's Miscellany is a fascinating book of interesting, random, bizarre, hilarious, and informative facts and oddities. From Cockney Rhyming Slang to ways of saying "I love you" in numerous obscure languages (including Braile and Morse code), to sign language and Shakespearian insults, shoelace lengths and airport marshalling signals, the Miscellany is just as fun to pick up and read as it /5. of 89 results for Books: "Ben Schott" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. Schott's Almanac by Ben Schott | 27 Oct out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover More buying choices £ ( used & new offers).

      In the modern age, where information is plentiful but selection and analysis elusive, Schott's Almanac presents a unique biography of the year: from Hillary Clinton's and Barack Obama's historic presidential runs to George Bush's continued infatuation with "the Google," from marriage and crime statistics to the incidence of shark bites worldwide, and from the Nobel Prize for Literature to the Cited by: 1. In , a curious, old-fashioned, pocket-size book transformed the way we look at information. Since then, Schott's Original Miscellany and its two sequel volumes have been translated into more than fifteen languages and have sold some three million Ben Schott returns to the miscellany format with a brand-new cabinet of curiosities. Inside, you'll find fascinating facts cheek by.

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