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.
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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.
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Ha scritto il 16/03/09
A must-read, informative as well as humorous!!
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Ha scritto il 06/06/08
感覺有點在看Britannica的cliff notes...great book to test your vocab for GRE!
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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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