Mental Floss Genius Instruction Manual (Paperback)
|Perfect for knowledge junkies, this manual is the ultimate crash course on how to talk, act, and even dress like a genius. It's filled with entertaining anecdotes, helpful hints, and do's and don'ts, covering everything from personal style to how to sound on dates.|
From the Publisher:
A whimsical crash course on how to talk, act, and dress like a smart person features a wealth of entertaining anecdotes and helpful lists that counsel readers on everything from personal style to sounding smart during a date. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Remember that time you bumped into Stephen Hawking at the clambake and his monologue on string theory went completely over your head? Man, was that awkward. Or remember the time you were at a party and someone asked, "Who knows how to perform open-heart surgery?" and you were the only one who didn't raise your hand?
Well, put all of that embarrassment behind you. Want to dazzle crowds with your wondrous knowledge of Shakespeare and surgeries? Want to learn to woo just like history's greatest minds? Well, start reading already! The Genius Instruction Manual is a foolproof finishing school for polishing your brain. All you've got to do is dive in.
Mental Floss: Genius Instruction Manual - Book
By: Dawn Olsen Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 1/18/2007 12:46 PM
|Perhaps the best thing about the entire series of mental_floss books is how well they intertwine the elements of humor and sophisticated wit within nuggets of interesting facts. These writers know their audience: ADD suffering info junkies. The wisdom to combine information such as which geniuses were infected with syphilis with who suffered from drug addiction (in many cases both) takes a keen understanding of what the masses want to know....read the full review|