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William Hartston is a Cambridge-educated mathematician and industrial psychologist. Between 1962 and 1987 he played chess competitively, becoming an international master and winning the English chess championship in 1973 and 1975. He runs competitions in creative thinking for the Independent newspaper and the Mind Sports Olympiad. He also writes the off-beat Beachcomber column for the Daily Express and has written a number of books on chess, mathematics, humour and trivia.

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The Things That Nobody Knows 501 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything by William Hartston
The Things That Nobody Knows 501 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything
William Hartston
The perfect quirky Christmas present for readers of New Scientist and anyone who enjoys QI, The Things that Nobody Knows is a fascinating and unputdownable exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2011

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