Truly Peculiar

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Truly Peculiar

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Author :   Tom Standage
Publisher :   Economist
Published :   04/11/2021
ISBN :   9781788168960
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   272
Size (mm) :   196x128x22
Weight (g) :   380

Are overweight politicians less trustworthy? What can bosses learn from a hostage negotiator? What happened to the Vegas wedding industry last year? How can Big Macs measure the true size of China's economy? And why do dung beetles' love of human faeces... Read more
Are overweight politicians less trustworthy? What can bosses learn from a hostage negotiator? What happened to the Vegas wedding industry last year? How can Big Macs measure the true size of China's economy? And why do dung beetles' love of human faeces result in scientific bias? The ever-keen minds of The Economist Explains ponder all these and more in this latest encyclopaedic excursion around the globe. From Hollywood to the underground hair trade, discover answers to the unconventional headscratchers you never thought to ask. This is an extraordinary compendium of the peculiarly true.