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Go Figure
Tom Standage

Classification : Humour
Pub Date : Nov 10, 2016
Imprint : The Economist
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781781256251
Price : 650

About the book
Which James Bond drinks the most martinis? <br>What do Satanists really believe?<br>How do hurricanes get their names?<br>Why are bees disappearing?<br>Is chocolate healthy?...Go Figure has the answers. Bringing together the very best from the clever people at The Economist, Go Figure explains the mind-boggling, the peculiar and the profound, things you might always have quietly wondered about and yet more you didn't know you didn't know.Figure out why so many Koreans are called Kim, how bitcoin mining works, why eating insects makes sense and how to get ahead under a dictator - a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated and the downright curious.

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Tom Standage
<b>Tom Standage</b> is Deputy Editor of<i> The Economist</i>. He joined the magazine in 1998, and has been Technology Editor, Business Editor and Digital Editor. He is author o...(+)