The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2022
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a reference work published in the United States that includes an almanac that provides information on subjects such as world sports, tragedies, and sporting achievements.
With this indispensable resource, you’ll have thousands of facts at your fingertips.
#1 New York Times Best-Seller on the market! With this indispensable resource, you’ll have thousands of facts at your fingertips on topics such as business, the arts, and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and much more.
With more than 83 million copies sold, The World Almanac® is the best-selling reference book in the history of the United States. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has served as the definitive source for students, teachers, librarians, business professionals, and individuals at home. With a look back at the most significant events of 2021, the 2022 edition of The World Almanac will serve as your go-to resource for queries on any topic in the ensuing year. The World Almanac and Book of Facts, which have been hailed as a “treasure mine of political, economic, scientific, and educational facts and information” by The Wall Street Journal, will effortlessly answer all of your trivia questions.
The following characteristics are included:
Special Feature: Coronavirus Pandemic: A special section provides up-to-the-minute information about the world’s largest public health crisis in at least a century, including information on what scientists know about the virus variants—and what still needs to be learned—as well as an update on vaccination progress in the United States and around the world. Special Feature: Coronavirus Pandemic: Many chapters contain statistical data and images that demonstrate how the pandemic continues to affect the economy, labor, family life (including education), and culture (including religion).
The following are the top ten news topics for 2021: The editors of The World Almanac have compiled a selection of the most significant stories that captured the world’s attention in 2021.
2021—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and data that are necessary for any sports enthusiast, including extensive coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo and the sports world’s continuous adaptations to the coronavirus pandemic, among other things.
In 2021, the year in pictures will feature striking full-color images from around the world, including images from the news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2021—Year in Pictures will be released in October.
2021—Offbeat News Stories: The editors of the World Almanac scoured the globe for some of the year’s most bizarre news stories.
Editors’ Picks from the World Almanac: Time Capsule: The World Almanac includes a list of the topics that have come to represent the year 2021 the most, ranging from news and sports to pop culture.
Memorable Sports Scandals, according to the editors of the World Almanac: From a trash-can pounding and sign-stealing controversy to the doping of horses and people, the editors of the World Almanac have selected some of the most egregious incidents in sports history from the past 20 years.
With The World at a Glance, an annual feature of The World Almanac, readers may take a fast look at some of the most astonishing statistics and fascinating facts that characterize our rapidly changing world.
In-depth coverage of the presidential transition in Washington, DC, including cabinet-level leadership and the filling of other key administration positions. The Biden Administration:
Other notable new developments include the release of the first data from the 2020 Census, legislative appropriations and redistricting, the legacy of the Trump Administration, and a host of other topics.