Schott's Almanac 2007

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Bloomsbury USA, Oct 31, 2006 - Reference - 352 pages
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Schott's Almanac redefines the traditional almanac to present a record of the year just past and is designed to be read, not merely consulted.  Practical and entertaining, it tells the real stories of 2006, from the winner of American Idol to the Supreme Court nominations (including how different justices have voted), from baseball and football statistics to the founder of amazon.com's new private rocketship factory. In an age when information is plentiful but selection is rare, Schott's Almanac offers both the essential facts and the lucid, provocative analysis. It is comprehensive, innovative, endlessly engaging - in short, indispensable.

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

This book is great to flip through -- I slowly worked my way cover-to-cover, though, which was great for learning lots of new things, but that I'm not sure whether or not I will repeat next year... Read full review

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User Review  - Maggie Nowakowska - Goodreads

A most unusual almanac. For example, in the middle of 2006 weather data, you get a section on Rain Gods of Note. A great book to leave someplace in the house where you often have a moment or three to read something interesting but don't want to get caught up in anything long. Read full review

Contents

CHRONICLE
7
THE WORLD GAZETTEER
58
SOCIETY HEALTH
88
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Ben Schott is the author of Schott's Original Miscellany, Schott's Food & Drink Miscellany, and Schott's Sporting, Gaming, & Idling Miscellany. Together, his books have sold more than two million copies worldwide. He lives in London, and comes to America whenever he can.

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