26 Quiz and Trivia Book Recommendation


Books filled with lists, facts, figures, and general information that may or may not be considered “trivial”. Compiled by Brandon R. at Monroe Public Library

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1. National Geographic Almanac of American History by James Miller (Amazon)


2. Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide 2015: the Modern Era by Leonard Maltin (Amazon)


3. Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett (Amazon)


4. Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac : 8,888 Questions in 365 Days by Ken Jennings (Amazon)


5. Assorted Trifles: Thousands of Tantalizing Trivia Tidbits by Stanley Newman (Amazon)


6. A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet by John Oldale (Amazon)


7. The American Heritage Science Dictionary by (Amazon)


8. The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, eds. (Amazon)


9. 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die: A Listener’s Life List by Tom Moon (Amazon)


10. Learn Something New Every Day: 365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life by Kee Malesky (Amazon)


11. The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music: from Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop by Dylan Jones (Amazon)


12. National Geographic Almanac of World History by Patricia Daniels (Amazon)


13. Answer Book : 10,001 Fast Facts About our World by (Amazon)


14. Religion 101: From Allah to Zen Buddhism: An Exploration of the Key People, Practices, and Beliefs That Have Shaped the Religions of the World by Peter Archer (Amazon)


15. The Trivia Lover’s Guide to the World : Geography for the Lost and Found by Gary Fuller (Amazon)


16. The Handy Mythology Answer Book by David Adams Leeming (Amazon)


17. Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! The Oddly Informative News Quiz by (Amazon)


18. The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia by Amy Pastan (Amazon)


19. Robertson’s Book of Firsts: Who Did What for the First Time by Patrick Roberston (Amazon)


20. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017 by (Amazon)


21. The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-o-pedia: A Startling Collection of Scientific Trivia You’ll Never Need to Know by Wendy Leonard (Amazon)


22. The World : a Traveller’s Guide to the Planet by Victoria Footscray (Amazon)


23. The Rough Guide to Film by Richard Armstrong, ed. (Amazon)


24. How Many Moons Does the Earth Have? The Ultimate Science Quiz Book by Brian Clegg (Amazon)


25. So You Think You Know the Presidents? Fascinating Facts about Our Chief Executives by Peter Meltzer (Amazon)


26. Super Pop! Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make it Through the Holidays by Daniel Harmon (Amazon)



Source: https://mcpl.info/staff-picks/Quiz%20and%20Trivia%20Books

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