Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb: And 333 Other Surprising Facts That Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter Than Everyone Else (Paperback)

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Mark Di Vincenzo, the New York Times bestselling author of Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, brings us another book of fascinating, eminently useful facts certain to make you healthier, wealthier, and wiser. Readers of Schott’s Miscellany and other compendiums of helpful information will delight—and profit—from these little known tidbits about health, money, food, death, bugs, politics, history, geography, and more or less everything under the sun.

About the Author


As a journalist with nearly a quarter century of experience, Mark Di Vincenzo made a name for himself as a reporter who exposed abuses and as a writer who made the complicated seem simple. He won numerous awards before becoming an editor.

During the summer of 2007, he left daily journalism to pursue book projects and to start Business Writers Group, a writing and public relations company. In 2009, Harper-Collins published his first book, Buy Ketchup in May and Fly At Noon: A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That and Go There, a New York Times bestseller.

Born and reared in Cleveland, he lives in the shipyard town of Newport News, Virginia—two blocks from William Styron’s childhood home—with his wife and two daughters. A third daughter attends the University of Oklahoma.

Praise For…


“Fun . . . irresistible . . . something to get your fingers on.” — Long Island Pulse

“Amazing tidbits . . . explained in delicious detail . . . [a] clever, candid and comprehensive smorgasbord of fascinating factoids guaranteed to make you, as the cover promises, ‘wealthier, healthier and smarter than everyone else.’” — Suwannee Democrat (Florida)

“Reading that not only fills you with little-known trivia, but often information about how to save money and improve one-self. Concise and always interesting.” — New Jersey magazine

“Di Vincenzo is ready to wow readers with some truly odd, head-shaking tidbits . . . Don’t expect ho-hum kinds of stories here… oh no. Di Vincenzo . . . [brings] incredible little-known facts to light. ...a fun and often surprising read.” — 5minutesforbooks.com

“Offers a plethora of fascinating and random facts . . . Armed with facts from Di Vincenzo’s book, you could easily become the life of your next party.” — Deseret News

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062008350
ISBN-10: 0062008358
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 1st, 2011
Pages: 256
Language: English