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Cabinet of Curiosities

A Historical Tour of the Unbelievable, the Unsettling, and the Bizarre

Author: Aaron Mahnke with Harry Marks

Cabinet of Curiosities

Cabinet of Curiosities

About This Book

The new book based on the long-running hit podcast by Aaron Mahnke, which has translated into over 120-million downloads to date, and a monthly average of over 2 million listeners.

Page Count
320
Genre
On Sale
11/12/2024

Book Details

The new book based on the long-running hit podcast by Aaron Mahnke, which has translated into over 120-million downloads to date, and a monthly average of over 2 million listeners.

The podcast, Aaron Mahnke’s Cabinet of Curiosities, has delighted millions of listeners for years with tales of the wonderful, astounding, and downright bizarre people, places, and things throughout history. Now, in Cabinet of Curiosities the book, learn the fascinating story of the invention of the croissant in a country that was not France, and relive the adventures of a dog that stowed away and went to war, only to help capture a German spy. Along the way, readers will pass through the American state of Franklin, watch Abraham Lincoln’s son be rescued by his assassin’s brother, and learn how too many crash landings inspired one pilot to leave the airline industry and trek for the stars.

For the first time ever, Aaron has gathered scores of his favorites in print, and curated them into a beautiful, topical collection for devoted followers and new fans alike.

Imprint Publisher

St. Martin's Press

ISBN

9781250291219

In The News

"Cabinet of Curiosities hand-picks the most curious and interesting moments of history and spins them into delicious, snack-sized treats with the fun, friendly feeling of campfire tales. The ideal holiday gift for the history buff in your life!" —Delilah S. Dawson, New York Times bestselling author.

“Aaron’s stories bring history to life in a way that’s reminiscent of Paul Harvey’s approachable style, and of course, those curveball endings. What a great way to learn about our curious past!” —Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of The Nazi Conspiracy

“An overflowing buffet of informational appetizers of delight—Mahnke, as always, knows how to compel us with our own history.” —Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Accidents

"The amazing, confounding collection of stories in Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities reminds us that everything is possible, even the most impossible, wonderful things." —Charles Soule, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"Aaron Mahnke is an exemplary storyteller." —Geek Girl Authority, on the Cabinet of Curiosities podcast

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Cabinet of Curiosities

Cabinet of Curiosities