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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020

by Sarah Janssen (Editor)

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Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on November 26, 2019

Overview

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.

The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2020 edition of The World Almanac reviews the events of 2019 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs on demand—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.

Features include:
  • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world.
  • Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues.
  • 2020 Election Preview: A look at the primary calendar and Democratic field ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
  • The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2019 while providing all the information you'll need in 2020.
    • 2019—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2019.
    • 2019—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the World Cup women's soccer tournament, World Series results, and much more.
    • 2019—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2018, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports.
    • 2019—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors select some of the most unusual news stories of the year.
    • World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2019.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600572302
Publisher: World Almanac Books
Publication date: 11/26/2019
Series: World Almanac and Book of Facts Series
Pages: 1008
Sales rank: 274,242
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Sarah Janssen is the senior editor of The World Almanac and Book of Facts. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.