Reference & Language Books

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020 Cover Image
By Sarah Janssen (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781600572302
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Published: World Almanac - November 26th, 2019

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America’s best-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs.


Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393357592
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 29th, 2019

In "this inventive and playful book" (Tom Beer, Newsday), James Geary explores every facet of wittiness, from its role in innovation to why puns are the highest form of wit. Adopting a different style for each chapter--from dramatic dialogue to sermon, heroic couplets to a barroom monologue--Geary embodies wit in all its forms.


Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615196258
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Published: The Experiment - November 5th, 2019

A singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought-provoking to flat-out fun

Publisher's note: Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps.

Which countries don’t have rivers? Which ones have North Korean embassies? Who drives on the “wrong” side of the road?


Fucking Good Manners Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781785785511
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Published: Icon Books - November 12th, 2019

From the author of the riotous, controversial and hugely popular Fucking Apostrophes

Manners are a minefield. Remembering which behaviours are appropriate for which situation (who it is okay to swear in front of, and for who that is a definite no), can leave even the most laid back exasperated.


Writer's Market 2020: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published Cover Image
By Robert Lee Brewer (Editor)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781440301223
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Published: Writer's Digest Books - November 5th, 2019

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published


900 Practice Questions for the Upper Level SSAT & ISEE, 2nd Edition: Extra Preparation to Help Achieve an Excellent Score (Private Test Preparation) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525568933
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Published: Princeton Review - October 22nd, 2019

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT ... and The Princeton Review brings you all the practice you need to ace the Upper Level SSAT or ISEE and get into the private school of your choice.


The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020 Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781571988102
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Published: Old Farmer's Almanac - September 3rd, 2019

It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac, America’s oldest continuously published periodical!


Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Discover wonder.

“A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper.”— New York Times


Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and m


Guinness World Records 2020 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781912286836
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Published: Guinness World Records - September 3rd, 2019

Fully revised and updated, the record-breaking compendium of superlatives is back and bursting with facts, figures and incredible stories – each one selected to inspire you to learn about the fascinating world we live in… and to break records of your own.


The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.


Have You Eaten Grandma?: Or, the Life-Saving Importance of Correct Punctuation, Grammar, and Good English Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982127404
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Published: Atria Books - August 13th, 2019

For anyone who wants to make fewer (not less) grammar mistakes, a lively, effective, and witty guide to all the ins and outs of the English language, reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves.

Our language is changing, literary levels are declining, and our grasp of grammar is at a crisis point.


The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399582677
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 3rd, 2019

The founder of History Hustle presents a handy guide for expressing yourself with history's best words.


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