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Stephan Benzkofer

Born: in
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Benzkofer worked for the Chicago Tribune and currently resides in Oak Park.

Biography: Stephan Benzkofer worked for the Chicago Tribune for nearly 20 years and coedited, with Mark Jacob, the paper's popular feature column, ''10 Things You Might Not Know''. He is now the owner of Benzkofer Communications.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Stephan Benzkofer on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

10 things you might not know about nearly everything :
ISBN: 1572842083 OCLC: 958458642

"For years, the Chicago Tribune's popular weekly feature "10 Things You Might Not Know" has been entertaining readers while informing them on a diverse range of fascinating subjects. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything is a comprehensive collection of these columns, presented in a fun and easy-to-read format. This book gives readers well-researched, obscure facts on universal topics such as arts and culture, food and leisure, science and technology, history, politics, sports, religion, lifestyle, language, and more. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything contains a plethora of surprising trivia and pertinent tidbits that will appeal to everyone, from history buffs to sports fans to foodies. Covering amusing and lighthearted topics like beards and holidays alongside more serious subjects like taxes and juries, this collection of carefully researched and universal trivia will make readers laugh and their jaws drop. This book leaves readers brighter, wittier, and more curious about a myriad of subjects they have never encountered before"--