Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If nothing else it taught me that I need an actual story with a plot and characters. PurplyCookie marked it as to-read Sep 02, Feldman has thought of every question you might possibly want to know, and put the answers to some of them in this book. He consults and lectures on the media. Books by David Feldman. It was a very easy read because each of the many topics somewhat random and unrelated were each like a chapter on their own from a paragraph to several pages.
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I didn’t doubt the truthfulness of the author or his thoroughness, but I was often frustrated that he didn’t consistently cite his sources.
Books by David Feldman. Firstly, this book is 30 years old now so many of its facts are a bit dated and some ffeldman difficult to discover back then are easily googled today. Many fascinating questions and answers inhabit the pages of this book. For instance, he explains that the color blue was thought to have protective properties and was used to ward boy children.
Once the author raises the imponderables david feldman, it is pretty fascinating to discover the answers to these imponderzbles topics. Open Preview See a Problem?
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Some of the pop culture and science references are so impoonderables as to perplex young reade An enjoyable, if lightweight book. While this book’s claim remains plausible, I couldn’t really confirm it even with modern resources at my disposal. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.
Megan rated it it was ok Jan 02, And handy reference for answers to obscure questions about the mysteries of everyday life. View all 3 comments. I found this book a lot of fun to read, and it really satisfied my curiousity about these issues.
That’s often critical to separating poorly written from merely dated science fiction for example. It doesn’t answer all of life’s imponderables but it entertains when you have nothing better to do.
Laurel Brant rated it liked imponderables david feldman Sep 08, There were plenty of tidbits that I wanted more information about and having the name of the author’s source would’ve been helpful.
Jun 10, Kerry rated it liked it Shelves: It’s good to keep handy just in case one of those questions arise, such daavid why is the middle of the ice cube cloudy?
Fay DiCandilo rated it really liked it Jan 02, No trivia or quizzes yet. Information about payphones, ‘s credit cards, and old business practices is occasionally interesting but no longer useful. However, I couldn’t find anything about it being used to protect boy children specifically.
Imponderables david feldman, at your fingertips, are all the fascinating and little known facts you’ll need to be the cleverest guy or biggest bore at any cocktail party. Though the compilation was published insome components date as early asand it shows. Jun 26, Molly rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s felrman fascinating and well written.
I think the series has come far and contemporary. PurplyCookie marked it as to-read Sep 02, Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. Dan Heiman rated it liked it Feb 20, felcman An enjoyable, if lightweight book.