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Brainiac by Ken Jennings
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Jan 04, 11

bookshelves: read-in-2011, non-fiction, kindle-book-game-reccs
Read in January, 2011

I loved this book. It was written by Ken Jennings, the guy who won 2.5 million dollars on Jeopardy right after they lifted the 5-day win restriction. While the book covers his run on Jeopardy, it is really about the history of trivia and the people who are obsessed with it. Jennings is a witty writer and I loved learning about the quirky people for whom trivia can be a way of life.
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