The De-textbook

The De-textbook

The Stuff You Didn't Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew

Book - 2013
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This book was built from the ground up to systematically seek out, dismantle and destroy the many untruths that years of misguided education have left festering inside of you, and leave you a smarter person, whether you like it or not.
Publisher: New York, New York : Plume, 2013.
ISBN: 9780452298200
Branch Call Number: 001.96 D48
Characteristics: xiii, 209 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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May 14, 2015

I thought this book was hilarious. I read it in a day or two. If you want a book that makes you laugh you should try this one out.

Aug 09, 2014

Crude, sophomoric humor, ridiculous captions. Put them together under the Cracked writing team and you get a frequently laugh out loud guide to the world. Covering history, anatomy ( you should expect adult themed topics there, after all the writers say it has "more sexy facts than the Encyclopedia Pornographica"), the animal kingdom, science and so on. It busts myths, even the USA comes in for a heavy duty beat-down. It also explains how badly we look at ourselves. And surprisingly it (literally) ends on a positive life affirming note.


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