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Greg Proops Smartest Book In The World

May 9, 20157 min
From Greg Proops, the beloved star of Whose Line Is It Anyway? and the creator, voice, and general know-it-all behind The Smartest Man in the World podcast, comes a cultural dictionary as hilarious as the man himself, THE SMARTEST BOOK IN THE WORLD: A Lexicon of Literacy, a Rancorous Reportage, a Concise Curriculum of Cool (Touchstone; May 5, 2015; Hardcover). Greg Proops brings his “gift of gab” (Rolling Stone) and his “bold, never boring voice” (New York Times) to the printed word with this electrifying compendium of essential wisdom and obscure knowledge, ancient rulers and overlooked feminists, and more than one fantasy baseball team. THE SMARTEST BOOK IN THE WORLD unleashes Proops’s fascinating and far-reaching knowledge, and plenty of laughs too. He offers up a cultural guide to the must-see and must-have albums, riffs on the merits of poetry and proper punctuation, and jaunts through lessons on everything from the history of baseball to how to steal precious art. Filtered throu

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