“10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything.” You may never need to know the human body contains a half-pound of salt, but that’s just one of the obscure facts you’ll find about sports, history, religion, politics, arts and culture, food and leisure, and science and technology in this collection of columns from Mark Jacob and Stephan Benzkofer.
“The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Blackhawks: A Decade-by-Decade History” The Chicago Blackhawks, one of the NHL’s “Original Six,” have been building a storied legacy since their founding in 1926. The Hawks have produced dozens of standout stars, from Hall of Fame goaltender Mike Karakas in the ’30s to Bobby “The Golden Jet” Hull in the ’60s to current team captain Jonathan Toews, who has led the team to a remarkable three championships since 2010. This collection includes photos, original reporting, player profiles, timelines, statistics, and more—all curated by the Tribune sports department from the newspaper’s archives. Available at chicagotribune.com/hawkshistory, and wherever books are sold.