- Published: New York, New York : Plume, 2013.
- Year Published: 2013
- Description: xiii, 208 p. : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Common fallacies.
- History -- Errors, inventions, etc.
- Errors, Scientific -- Miscellanea.
- Medical misconceptions -- Miscellanea.
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The de-textbook : the stuff you didn't know about the stuff you thought you knew
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Call number: 001.96 De
A brief recap of your squandered education -- Health and anatomy: stuck inside an insane machine with a user's guide made of lies -- Biology : the propaganda campaign to make you think all cool animals are dead -- World history : if it was written by the winners, they are boring liars -- Sex education : lies about your junk and how to use it -- Physics : the universe is an unpredictable magic show -- U.S. history : the (bullshit) superhero movie -- Health and nutrition : tricked into living fat and dying young -- Practical psychology : how to keep your brain from screwing you.
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