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My personal aesthetic, if any, is knowing incredibly esoteric bits of trivia and trying to shoehorn them into any conversation at any cost.
1. Uncle John's Bathroom Reader (any edition) by Bathroom Reader's Institute
3. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017 by Sarah Janssen
4. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
5. Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days by Ken Jennings
6. The American President: The Human Drama of Our Nation's Highest Office by Philip B. Kunhardt Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, and Peter W. Kunhardt