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QI: The Book of General Ignorance (Pocket Edition)
3.79
liked it
A light, entertaining read chock-full of interesting factoids, none of which is explained in more than four paragraphs. I love the show, and the book ...more
not set
Jan 31, 2010
 
Scheisse!: The Real German You Were Never Taught in School
3.89
it was ok
A funny book, but apparently very inaccurate on too many counts. I've yet to meet a single young German who has ever heard the words "elefantös" or "H ...more
not set
Jan 12, 2008
 
Words from the Wise: Over 6,000 of the Smartest Things Ever Said
3.92
really liked it
Yes, it's just a compilation and a worse selection would make it no different than a gift shop book, but the selection is very, very good.
not set
Jan 27, 2008
 
Happy Aua (Ein Bilderbuch aus dem Irrgarten der deutschen Sprache, #1)
3.73
liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2008
 
Dermo!: The Real Russian Tolstoy Never Used
3.80
liked it
None
Jan 2003
Jan 12, 2008
 
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel
3.55
really liked it
None
Jan 2000
Jul 21, 2008
 
The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History
3.75
liked it
None
Dec 2007
Jul 21, 2008
 
Here Speeching American: A Very Strange Guide to English as it is Garbled Around the World
3.68
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2008
 
The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family
4.07
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 12, 2008
 
Merde! The Real French You Were Never Taught at School
3.94
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 23, 2008
 
The Little Book Of Lists
3.00
liked it
None
Dec 2006
Jul 23, 2008
 
The Book of Lists
3.98
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 23, 2008
 
Bart Simpson's Guide to Life
3.86
it was ok
None
not set
Jan 12, 2008
 
More George W. Bushisms: More of Slate's Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
3.53
liked it
None
Dec 2003
Dec 29, 2010
 
The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition: Comebacks, Taunts, and Effronteries
3.59
it was ok
None
not set
Mar 05, 2011
 
Kids Say the Darndest Things!
4.02
it was ok
None
not set
Sep 29, 2011
 
They Call Me Naughty Lola: Personal Ads from the London Review of Books
3.76
it was ok
None
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
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