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The smartest book in the world : a lexicon of literacy, a rancorous reportage, a concise curriculum of cool

Author: Greg Proops
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Touchstone hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Greg Proops is a comedian best known for starring on the hit improv-comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his popular podcast "The Smartest Man in the World." But he is also a fountain of historical knowledge, a spring of pop-culture non-sequiturs, and a generally charming know-it-all. The Smartest Book in the World, based on his podcast, is a rollicking reference guide to the most essential areas of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Proops
ISBN: 9781476747040 1476747040 9781476747057 1476747059
OCLC Number: 883147937
Description: vii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Greg Proops ; Illustrations by Jennifer Canaga.

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From the brazen, bold, and beloved comic and podcast star Greg Proops comes an electrifying, thought-provoking, and unrelenting collection.  Read more...

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"This book is plenty glib, plenty sly, and pretty damn wise. It is also quick, funny, and, often, pointedly true." -- Vinton Rafe McCabe, New York Journal of Books "A terrifically random appreciation Read more...

 
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