"True fact: People who read Poundstone's extraordinary books are smarter (and happier) than people who don't."
—Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception
"This breezy, pop-research overview of the decline of basic knowledge in the age of information overdrive could provide plenty of nuggets for journalists and hand-wringers over how many more millennials are familiar with the Kardashians than Descartes and can't name a single South American novelist or locate most African countries on a map."—Kirkus Reviews
"A lot of fun."
—Rebecca Schinsky, Book Riot