Schott's Miscellany 2008

Schott's Miscellany 2008

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In the modern age, where information is plentiful but selection and analysis elusive, Schott's Almanac presents a unique biography of the year: from Hillary Clinton's and Barack Obama's historic presidential runs to George Bush's continued infatuation with qthe Google, q from marriage and crime statistics to the incidence of shark bites worldwide, and from the Nobel Prize for Literature to the Bad Sex in Fiction award, Schott's Almanac distills information and opinions critically, giving readers an accurate biography of the year past. Practical, entertaining, and utterly compulsive, Schott's Almanac eschews endless lists and tiny type to present an elegantly designed and utterly compulsive selection of the year's events.Naturally, these Bacon Numbers are constantly changing; as of January 2007, the breakdown of actors by Bacon Number was: Bacon No. ... The database can also be used to calculate the a#39;center of the Hollywood Universea#39;, which is the ... Inevitably, someone with much time on their hands has merged the Bacon Number with the Erdos Number to create the hybrid (and deliciously obscure) Erdos-Bacon.

Title:Schott's Miscellany 2008
Author:Ben Schott
Publisher:Bloomsbury USA - 2007-10-30


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