Books & Tools

Books for the Curious and Inquiring Minds


A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life, by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman

An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn’t, by William Wilson

An Underground Education: The Unauthorized and Outrageous Supplement to Everything You Thought You Knew out Art, Sex, Business, Crime, Science, Medicine, and Other Fields of Human Knowledge, by Richard Zacks

A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson

Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution, by Holly Tucker

Book of Secrets, by Thomas Eaton

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It, by Ian Leslie

Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were: Creatures, Places, and People, by Robert Ingpen and Michael Page

Eruptions that Shook the World, by Clive Oppenheimer

Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things, by Charles Panati

History’s Greatest Lies: The Startling Truths Behind World Events our History Books Got Wrong, by William Weir

The Book of General Ignorance, by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson

The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy, by Rick Beyer

Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Wise Up!: Amazing Facts and Incredible Information, by Bathroom Readers’ Institute

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, by Samuel Johnson