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Since its debut in 1868, The World Almanac and Book of Facts has become the best-selling American reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. This essential household and workplace desk reference is “the most useful reference book known to modern man,” according to the L.A. Times. Renowned New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz calls it his “#1 reference work for facts.”
The World Almanac is the #1 best-selling American reference book of all time. It is the source for essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The book contains thousands of facts and statistics that aren’t publicly available which are sourced and double-checked by the staff of World Almanac experts.
The 2015 Edition is jam-packed with essential and authoritative facts. The Wall Street Journal calls The World Almanac and Book of Facts “a treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information.”
What were this year’s top news topics? Which strange headlines stole the spotlight in 2014? Find the answers to these questions and more in The World Almanac® and Book of Facts 2015 ($13.99), debuting nationwide on December 2.
Features to look forward to in this latest edition of America’s bestselling reference book include:
· Top 10 News Topics—From Ferguson, Missouri, to Iraq and Syria, the editors of The World Almanac® name the top stories that held their attention in 2014.
· Offbeat News Stories—Recap some of the strangest news stories of the year with The World Almanac® editors’ selection of off-the-wall news stories you might have missed, including the year’s most unusual celebrity pinup (Pope Francis) and the four-legged creature that took over the White House gardens.
· World Almanac® Editors’ Picks: Most Controversial Sports Team Owners—From Walter O’Malley to George Steinbrenner to Donald Sterling, the owners of sports teams have the power to change the game or alienate fans. The editors of The World Almanac® choose the most controversial franchise owners of past and present professional sports teams.
Health Care Statistics—U.S. health care policy by the numbers, including the first official statistics on the ongoing implementation of health care reform and health insurance marketplace enrollment, consumer costs, and much more.
Election Results—Review the complete state-by-state results from 2014 midterm elections.
Popular annual sections like “The World at a Glance” and “Time Capsule” also make their return.
Plus, its pages are packed with the latest facts in pop culture, sports, science, history, health and more.
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