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The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind

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Publisher Comments:

A Complete Revision and Thorough Updating of the Ultimate Reference from the Newspaper of Record

 

Whether you are researching the history of Western art, investigating an obscure medical test, following current environmental trends, studying Shakespeare, brushing up on your crossword and Sudoku skills, or simply looking for a deeper understanding of the world, this book is for you. An indispensable resource for every home, office, dorm room, and library, this new edition of The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge offers in-depth explorations of art, astronomy, biology, business, economics, the environment, film, geography, history, the Internet, literature, mathematics, music, mythology, philosophy, photography, sports, theater, film, and many other subjects.

 

This one volume is designed to offer more information than any other book on the most important subjects, as well as provide easy-to-access data critical to everyday life. It is the only universal reference book to include authoritative and engaging essays from New York Times experts in almost every field of endeavor.

Synopsis:

Introducing a comprehensive update and complete revision of the authoritative reference work from the award-winning daily paper, this one-volume reference book informs, educates, and clarifies answers to hundreds of topics.

About the Author

The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 95 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312376598
Subtitle:
A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind
Author:
New York Times
Introduction by:
Safire, William
Introduction:
Safire, William
Author:
The New York Times
Author:
Safire, William
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Subject:
REFERENCE / Trivia
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20071030
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes black-and-white line illustrati
Pages:
1328
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.50 in

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