When was the first LEGO Minifigure produced? How have minifigures changed over the decades? How many minifigures have worn hats? Budding brick builders and old-school fans need not look any further than LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History for a rich history of the iconic brand and "every significant and important minifig ever made" notes Brickset.com.
How did the Swiss Army knife come to be? Who created the Electric Kettle? Discover these answers and more trivia in Great Design which The Examiner calls "the perfect gift for purveyors of design, architecture, and the like."
This fall pop open a pumpkin ale and curl up with World Beer which Library Journal recommends for "budding craft beer enthusiasts seeking a broader…understanding of world beer culture."
Get your hands on the DK book that was all the buzz at New York Comic Con: Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia "not only give(s) props to Capcom's legacy, but help(s) fans keep its…dozens of characters straight", reports GameNGuide.com .
From Vikings to suffragettes to The Beatles, discover the people and the movements that shape the world we live in today in History Year by Year which Booklist calls a "visually astonishing excursion through world history."