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The Encyclopedia Shatnerica
An A to Z Guide to the Man and His Universe
Written by Robert Schnakenberg


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.95

THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SHATNER IS BACK—IN A SUPER-EXPANDED MILLENNIUM EDITION!
 
This updated edition of The Encyclopedia Shatnerica is your complete guide to the life and work of William Shatner—actor, singer, writer, director, horseman, game show host, and legendary Hollywood lothario. Hop aboard the Starship Irreverent as certified “Shatnerologist&rdquo... Read more >
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Christopher Walken A to Z
The Man, the Movies, the Legend
Written by Robert Schnakenberg


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

The Complete Guide To All Things Walken

He’s been a dancer, a baker, a lion tamer, an award-winning actor, and a Hollywood legend. But Christopher Walken has never been the subject of a comprehensive biographical reference—until now.

Here at last is a complete A-to-Z guide to this one-of-a-kind performer, featuring entries... Read more >
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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436223
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia

Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Amy Pastan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in... Read more >
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Guinness World Records 2014
Guinness World Records 2014
Edited by Craig Glenday
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553390551
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Guinness World Records 2014

Edited by Craig Glenday


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $7.99

From the shortest man ever to the largest walking robot, from the hairiest people on the planet to the farthest distance skateboarding . . . by a goat—the most amazing records from around the world can be found here!
 
Guinness World Records 2014 presents the most outrageous, uplifting, and unbelievable... Read more >
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
Written by Smithsonian Institution, Edited by Amy Pastan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588344618
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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia

Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Amy Pastan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.95

Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in... Read more >
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Who's on Worst?
Who's on Worst?
Written by Filip Bondy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950413
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Who's on Worst?
The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History
Written by Filip Bondy


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $15.95

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The most over-paid bum?
Finally, Filip Bondy answers these questions, wielding his own brand...

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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349123
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349130
Our Price: $11.99
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770436209
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

Read more >
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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436216
Our Price: $3.99
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $3.99

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

Read more >
A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385366366
Our Price: $25.00

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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Discovering Words in the Kitchen

Written by Julian Walker


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Throughout history, the English language has reflected social changes, trade routes, and waves of fashion. This book examines the histories of the names of foods, ingredients, utensils, drinks, cooking methods, and dishes to show how the vocabulary of English has reflected the ways speakers of the language have interacted with their... Read more >
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The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia

Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Amy Pastan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.95

Which president holds the record for the most vetoes? Which president had the largest shoe size? Who was the only president to serve in both World War I and World War II? Who was the tallest president? These questions and many, many more are answered in The Smithsonian Book of Presidential... Read more >
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The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia
Written by Smithsonian Institution, Edited by Amy Pastan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343253
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The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia

Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Amy Pastan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

Which president holds the record for the most vetoes? Which president had the largest shoe size? Who was the only president to serve in both World War I and World War II? Who was the tallest president? These questions and many, many more are answered in The Smithsonian Book of Presidential... Read more >
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The Book of Lists
The Book of Lists
Written by David Wallechinsky, Amy D. Wallace, Ira Basen and Jane Farrow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307366177
Our Price: $7.99
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The Book of Lists
The Original Compendium of Curious Information
Written by David Wallechinsky, Amy D. Wallace, Ira Basen and Jane Farrow


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $7.99

A new edition of the classic bestseller from the original authors, with additional material specifically prepared for Canadian readers by long-time This Morning CBC producer, Ira Basen, and Jane Farrow, the author of Wanted Words.

In 1977, a publishing sensation was born. The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of... Read more >
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Classic Video Games
The Golden Age 1971-1984
Written by Brian Eddy


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In the early 1970s, video arcade games sprung to life with the advent of Pong and other coin-operated games. Within just a few short years, if you had a quarter, you could go to the video arcade and play Space Invaders, Asteroids, or Pac-Man. If you were lucky enough to have... Read more >
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Stuff Every American Should Know
Stuff Every American Should Know
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745829
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Stuff Every American Should Know

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $9.95

This pocket-sized companion is filled with stuff every American should know.
 
Who played the first game of baseball? What’s a bicameral congress? Where did Mount Rushmore come from? Who is Geronimo and who do we yell his name when we jump?
 
Stuff Every American Should Know answers these questions... Read more >
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Don't Know Much About Anything
Don't Know Much About Anything
Written by Kenneth C. Davis, Read by Jeff Woodman, Introduction by Kenneth C. Davis
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449009512
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Don't Know Much About Anything
Everything You Need to Know But Never Learned About People, Places, Events, And More!
Written by Kenneth C. Davis
Read by Jeff Woodman
Introduction by Kenneth C. Davis


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $14.99

Don't Know Much About Anything: Everything You Need to Know But Never Learned About Famous People, Exceptional Places, Historical Happenings, Holidays and Traditions, Everyday Objects, Remarkable Inventions, Space, Sports, Food, Entertainment and More! is a compendium of around 275 columns, sorted into the subject categories listed in the subtitle. Quizzes on...

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Civil War Quiz Book
Civil War Quiz Book
Written by Joseph McCullough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086189
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Civil War Quiz Book

Written by Joseph McCullough


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $9.95

How well do you know the who, where, what, when and how of the Civil War? Can you name the captain of the USS Monitor during the battle of Hampton Roads or match-up famous generals with their horses? Test your knowledge in this unique guide to the famous, infamous and quirky... Read more >
Classic Video Games
Classic Video Games
Written by Brian Eddy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810421
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Classic Video Games
The Golden Age, 1971-1984
Written by Brian Eddy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $9.95

In the early 1970s, video arcade games sprung to life with the advent of Pong and other coin-operated games. Within just a few short years, if you had a quarter, you could go to the video arcade and play Space Invaders, Asteroids, or Pac-Man. If you were lucky enough to have... Read more >
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Bizarre History
Bizarre History
Written by Joe Rhatigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140381
Our Price: $7.95
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Bizarre History
Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the strangeness, and the scintillating details that illuminate personalities, events, and... Read more >
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Bizarre History
Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2011
Price: $6.99

This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the strangeness, and the scintillating details that illuminate personalities, events, and... Read more >
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10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
Written by Karl Shaw
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720412
Our Price: $9.99
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10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
and 100 More Dreadfully Distasteful Lists
Written by Karl Shaw


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

Prepare to be even more revolted, flabbergasted, appalled, and completely entertained by this incredible follow-up collection of absolutely true trivia from the author of 5 People Who Died During Sex. Nothing is too insane, too inane, or too sacred for Karl Shaw’s eclectic lists of the world’s very worst.
 
... Read more >
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10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
Written by Karl Shaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720405
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10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse
and 100 More Dreadfully Distasteful Lists
Written by Karl Shaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $10.99

Prepare to be even more revolted, flabbergasted, appalled, and completely entertained by this incredible follow-up collection of absolutely true trivia from the author of 5 People Who Died During Sex. Nothing is too insane, too inane, or too sacred for Karl Shaw’s eclectic lists of the world’s very worst.
 
... Read more >
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