The New York Times Presents Smarter by Sunday

The New York Times Presents Smarter by Sunday

52 Weekends of Essential Knowledge for the Curious Mind

Book - 2010
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A handy, smaller, and more focused version of our popular New York Times knowledge books--organized by weekends and topic

Fell asleep during history class in high school when World War II was covered? Learned the table of elements at one time but have forgotten it since ? Always wondered who really invented the World Wide Web? Here is the book for you, with all the answers you've been looking for: The New York Times Presents Smarter by Sunday is based on the premise that there is a recognizable group of topics in history, literature, science, art, religion, philosophy, politics, and music that educated people should be familiar with today. Over 100 of these have been identified and arranged in a way that they can be studied over a year's time by spending two hours on a topic every weekend.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2010.
ISBN: 9780312571344
0312571348
Branch Call Number: 031.02 N
Characteristics: ix, 550 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Smarter by Sunday.

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EDBEDNO Apr 11, 2011

One of the world's finest newspapers has produced quite possibly the world's most boring textbook.

All the text is factual, with no zest or enthusiasm or interest or point of view or anything that would keep the reader involved unless there was a test the next day.

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fiferboy
Mar 20, 2011

Could also be called More Boring by Sunday

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