Knowledge: Stuff You Ought to Know
By: Ray Hamilton (author)Hardback
You can never know too much stuff. For example: * The surface area of Russia is larger than the surface area of Pluto. * Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire. * Today, the people of earth take more photos in two minutes than they did in the whole of the nineteenth century. This outrageously informative book is packed full of fascinating nuggets of history, science, literature, technology, sports, geography, culture and miscellanea from every corner of the world - enough mind-blowing trivia to ensure you're never short of a jaw-dropping conversation starter (or stopper) again.
Ray Hamilton is a freelance writer and editor, whose lifelong passions are travel, languages and history. He has edited books on a wide range of subjects, including politics, history, travel, sport, gangland violence and birdwatching! He previously pursued a varied career in government, the highlights of which included multilateral government negotiations in Paris and forays into sub-Saharan Africa
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9781849538893
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2016 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36