We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | June 15, 2015

    Matthew Quick: IMG Portia Kane's '80s Metal Mix



    Two of Love May Fail's main characters, Portia Kane and Chuck Bass — now in their early 40s — still love the metal music that was... Continue »
    1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Love May Fail

      Matthew Quick 9780062285560

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$12.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
25 Remote Warehouse Humor- General

More copies of this ISBN

Mental Floss: Genius Instruction Manual

by

Mental Floss: Genius Instruction Manual Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:


Remember that time you bumped into Stephen Hawking at the clambake and his monologue on string theory went completely over your head? Man, was that awkward. Or remember the time you were at a party and someone asked, "Who knows how to perform open-heart surgery?" and you were the only one who didn't raise your hand?

Well, put all of that embarrassment behind you. Want to dazzle crowds with your wondrous knowledge of Shakespeare and surgeries? Want to learn to woo just like history's greatest minds? Well, start reading already! The Genius Instruction Manual is a foolproof finishing school for polishing your brain. All you've got to do is dive in.

Synopsis:

Remember that time you bumped into Stephen Hawking at the clambake and his monologue on string theory went completely over your head? Man, was that awkward. Or remember the time you were at a party and someone asked, "Who knows how to perform open-heart surgery?" and you were the only one who didn't raise your hand?

Well, put all of that embarrassment behind you. Want to dazzle crowds with your wondrous knowledge of Shakespeare and surgeries? Want to learn to woo just like history's greatest minds? Well, start reading already! The Genius Instruction Manual is a foolproof finishing school for polishing your brain. All you've got to do is dive in.

About the Author

Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur met as first year students at Duke University. Ignoring the lures of law school and investment banking, the pair co-founded mental_floss and have been grinning ever since. Maggie Koerth-Baker is a freelance journalist and a former assistant editor at mental_floss magazine, where she consistently astounded Will and Mangesh with her amazingness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060882532
Author:
Mental Floss Publishing
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Editor:
Pearson, Will
Editor:
Hattikudur, Mangesh
Editor:
Green, John
Author:
Editors of Mental Floss
Author:
Pearson, Will
Author:
by Editors of Mental Floss
Subject:
General
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc.
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Mental Floss Presents
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.06x5.04x.56 in. .45 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little New Trade Paper $5.99
  2. Mental Floss: What's the Difference? Used Trade Paper $4.50

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Trivia
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Games » Mental Puzzles
Reference » General

Mental Floss: Genius Instruction Manual New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$12.95 In Stock
Product details 224 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060882532 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Remember that time you bumped into Stephen Hawking at the clambake and his monologue on string theory went completely over your head? Man, was that awkward. Or remember the time you were at a party and someone asked, "Who knows how to perform open-heart surgery?" and you were the only one who didn't raise your hand?

Well, put all of that embarrassment behind you. Want to dazzle crowds with your wondrous knowledge of Shakespeare and surgeries? Want to learn to woo just like history's greatest minds? Well, start reading already! The Genius Instruction Manual is a foolproof finishing school for polishing your brain. All you've got to do is dive in.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.