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Seriously Curious

Seriously Curious

The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down

Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular The Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs-a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated, and the downright curious.

Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down brings together the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why Swedes overpay their taxes, why America still allows child marriage, and what the link is between avocados and crime. Subjects both topical and timeless, profound and peculiar, are explained with The Economist‘s trademark wit and verve.

The Economist Explains and its online sister, the Daily Chart, are the two most popular blogs on The Economist‘s website. Together, these online giants provide answers to the kinds of questions, quirky and serious, that may be puzzling anyone interested in the world around them. Want to know why exorcisms are on the rise in France or how porn consumption changed during a false alarm missile strike warning in Hawaii? We have the answers They are sometimes surprising, often intriguing, and always enlightening.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Games & Activities / Trivia

On Sale: November 27th 2018

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 262

ISBN-13: 9781541730120

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"Lucid answers to a wide variety of topical questions... A lively compendium of fun and facts."—Kirkus Reviews
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