I read their first one, the one about animals (in the delightful italian version).
I found this one a bit hard to digest at times, because apparently they know one more than anyone else, but overall a great read for when you're at work and cannot spend too much of your attention on a novel.
Lots of quite interesting facts.
A fun quick read - great for topping up on useless trivia
A BBC programme turned into a book. It tells you many of the common sense you got from hearsay are actually wrong. Magellan was not the first man to circumnavigate the globe, Mount Everest isn't the tallest mountain, Alexander Bell didn't invent the phone.......
It always arouse my curiosity as to how flawed facts or beliefs can take root and become common sense. However, this book won't give you any answer of this. Anyway, the book is really entertaining....Continua