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Published
Profile Books, January 2021
ISBN
9781788166133
Format
Softcover, 272 pages
Dimensions
19.8cm × 12.9cm × 1.9cm

Unconventional Wisdom Adventures in the Surprisingly True

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The world can be an amazing place if you know the right questions to ask:

How much does a ghost reduce a house's value? How are winemakers responding to climate change? How much should you tip your Uber driver? Should your dog fear Easter more than fireworks?

The keen minds of The Economist love to look beyond everyday appearances to find out what really makes things tick. In this latest collection of The Economist Explains, they have gathered the weirdest and most counter-intuitive answers they've found in their endless quest to explain our bizarre world. Take a peek at some Unconventional Wisdom - and pass it on! The world only gets more amazing when discoveries are shared.

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