by Carole R., July 29, 2009 4:46 PM
When it's hot as all get out, sometimes even reading takes energy. Go away Wall Street Journal, hello, People magazine. Author J. R. Minkel understands this concept. Instant Egghead Guide: The Universe is full of 60-second tidbits about the universe that don't make you "space out." Minkel has packed this book full of intriguing factoids, perfect for reading on the bus or between subway stops.