Histories of the Unexpected

This amusing new collection provides a new way of thinking about the past, as we unpack the history of everything. From paperclips and bubbles to signatures and sleep, this delightful collection gives readers a unique perspective on the world around them. By questioning the unquestioned and exploring the previously thought conquered aspects of our past, this amusing book will make a history buff out of any new reader.

By Sam Willis and James Daybell