Synopses & Reviews
"Brings together the toughest, most esoteric examples of the genre and . . . sketches out winning responses to each."Daily Telegraph
Is nature natural? What books are bad for you? What percentage of the world's water is contained in a cow? Deftly exploring the twisting paths your mind can take when really made to think, John Farndon provides a sparkling tour de force through lateral thinking from philosophy to physics and literature to logarithms.
John Farndon is a best-selling author and Cambridge graduate.
Libby Purves, OBE, is a BBC radio presenter, Times journalist, novelist, and Oxford graduate.
Sixty mind-bending questions and answers, covering everything from science to art to philosophy.
About the Author
John Farndon: John Farndon is a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge, and the highly successful author of numerous books.
Libby Purves: Libby Purves OBE is a graduate of St. Anne's College, Oxford, and a radio presenter, journalist, and novelist.