From Abraham Lincoln to Babe Ruth, movies and music to politics and biology, New York Times bestselling author Stephen Spignesi compiles five hundred facts in this addictive bathroom reader trivia book.
From history and science to sports and literature, New York Times bestselling author Stephen Spignesi offers eye-opening trivia in 500 facts inspired by the viral social media acronym TIL used on Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, and Facebook. #TIL: Today I Learned is sure to intrigue even the most jaded know-it-alls and walking encyclopedias, including little-known anecdotes and stories involving some of history’s most famous people, places, and things, like:
Stephen King Downtown Abbey Elton John World War II Jennifer Aniston John Wayne Gacy Call of Duty Salem witch trials Benjamin Franklin “The Star Spangled Banner” Jesus Christ James Bond Alexander Hamilton O.J. Simpson Titanic George W. Bush KFC Lord of the Rings UFO sightings “Bohemian Rhapsody” Donald Trump Star Trek Stephen Hawking Pocahantas Oprah Winfrey The Wizard of Oz Genghis Khan Vincent Van Gogh And many more!
About the Author
Stephen Spignesi is the author of nearly seventy books including the Skyhorse titles In the Crosshairs, 499 Facts about Hip-Hop Hamilton and the Rest of America’s Founding Fathers, and The Big Book of UFO Facts, Figures & Truth. Before retiring to write, edit, and lecture full time, he was a practitioner in residence for a decade at the University of New Haven, teaching English Composition and Literature, among other writing courses. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.