With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson--the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent--brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language.
By Marc Abrahams. The Nobel Prize recognizes the world's most talented and innovative minds. Unfortunately, not all of the hopeful thinkers and academics around the globe can become Nobel laureates, but some are lucky enough to win an Ig Nobel Prize instead.
Food Court Druids, Cherohonkees, and Other Creatures Unique to the Republic. Warning- You or Someone you know may be inside this book. Idiosyncrology n. The study and classification of individuals and groups of individuals based on their distinguishing behaviors and idiosyncrasies.
By Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, and Jennifer Worick. Don't get caught with your pants down! Keep this hands-on, how-to guide under the pillow, in the glove compartment, and anywhere you might encounter the perils of romance.
Hardbound by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith. If geese had graves, Mother Goose would be rolling in hers. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales retells--and wreaks havoc on--the allegories we all thought we knew by heart.
And 150 other essential things every guy should know about Science. Serious science mixed with outrageous humor, this book promises guys the need-to-know info on sports, cars, technology, women, bodily functions, food, and more!
By Chris Turner. D'oh-it's "The Simpsons." And here's the book with the behind-the-scenes story of how America's favorite nuclear family first arrived at a TV near you, how the series grew into a worldwide icon, and who brings it to life so brilliantly week after week, year after year.