31 intriguing reasons why from The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald
By Felicity Lewis
From the nation's most trusted news outlets comes an entertaining and authoritative look at the world around us.
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Have you ever wondered if time travel is actually possible? Or where the Australian accent came from? Or what it feels like to have dementia? If you’re an inquisitive person who likes to understand how things came to be the way they are, this collection of thought-provoking explainers from The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald has got you covered.
Explain That answers some of the year’s – and life’s – most baffling questions. Thoroughly researched and eloquently set out by some of Australia’s finest journalists, it provides nourishment for curious minds and fun facts to share with friends and family. What do sharks want (and why do they bite)? How do you win an Oscar? Who thought up table manners? Funny, weird and insightful topics are inventively illustrated and embellished with diagrams, pictures and factoids.
If you like to learn new things, if you enjoy trivia or you want to reflect on some of the big questions, this is the book for you. Absorbing, illuminating and always engaging, Explain That is for anyone who has ever asked how and why?
Number Of Pages: 464
Available: 2nd November 2021
Publisher: Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.5 x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1