Books by Ken Jennings

Kenneth Wayne Jennings III (born May 23, 1974) holds the record for the longest winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!, as well as other records. Jennings won 74 games before he was defeated by Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance. His total ea


MAPS AND GEOGRAPHY by Ken Jennings
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"You don't have to be a certified Junior Genius to enjoy this entertainingly presented introduction. (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
A liberally illustrated tongue-in-cheek guide to maps and geography delivers solid information and intriguing facts. Read full book review >
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

""Occasionally Mom knew what she was talking about," as this clever book confirms, but often she did not."
A fun, lighthearted compendium of conventional wisdom, mostly parental, which debunks plenty of old wives' tales and urban myths while offering a few surprising truths. Read full book review >
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"Fun and informative."
Map geek and celebrated Jeopardy! winner Jennings (Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days, 2008, etc.) tells the engaging story of maps and the people who love them. Read full book review >
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: Sept. 12, 2006

"A report from the contestant's podium of particular interest to anyone who endeavors to become a human equivalent of Google."
Trivia maven Jennings, who won millions and broke records on Jeopardy, puts his knowledge of all those worthless factoids to good use. Read full book review >