The Know-It-All

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33,000 pages 44 million words 10 billion years of history 1 obsessed man Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs's hilarious, enlightening, and seemingly impossible quest to read the ... Continua
Ha scritto il 19/08/10
Abandoned after 1/3
Was quite fun in the beginning, but up to 1/3 of the books he already repeated four times how he learned that he was not as smart as he thought. I was growing tired of reading the same thing.
Ha scritto il 21/03/10
I read it again in English. It's still fun and full of minor knowledges and jokes, even through the main point is talking about the life of the A.J. Jacobs.
Ha scritto il 16/03/09
A must-read, informative as well as humorous!!
Ha scritto il 06/06/08
感覺有點在看Britannica的cliff notes...great book to test your vocab for GRE!
Ha scritto il 18/02/08
A very interesting book about acquiring knowledge.First I still want to question American way of using the word "smart". It seems that Americans have the concept of "intelligence" and "knowledge-based possession" mixed together.
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