What were the most memorable milestones of 2015? Which moments caused the biggest uproar for fans at the Women’s World Cup? How did U.S. immigration policy evolve to where it stands today? While 2015 may be coming to a close, the events will endure in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016, available in print today, December 1st and as an eBook for all platforms on December 9th. This latest edition of America’s best-selling reference book contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere, and will quickly become your go-to source for the upcoming year. New features include “U.S. Immigration: A Statistical Feature,” covering the historical background, statistics, and legal issues surrounding immigration; “World Almanac Editors’ Picks: Most Memorable Super Bowls,” in which the editors revisit the most unforgettable “big games;” as well as brand-new employment statistics and a 2016 election guide.
Highlights from The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016 include:
World Almanac Editors’ Picks: Most Memorable Super Bowls: On the eve of Super Bowl 50, the editors of The World Almanac choose the most memorable “big games.”
U.S. Immigration: A Statistical Feature: The World Almanac covers the historical background, statistics, and legal issues surrounding immigration, giving factual context to one of the hot-button topics of the upcoming election cycle.
2016 Election Guide: With a historic number of contenders for the presidential nominations, The World Almanac provides information that every primary- and general-election voter will need to make an informed decision, including information on state primaries, campaign fundraising, and the issues voters care about most in 2016.
New Employment Statistics: Five years after the peak of the great recession, The World Almanac takes a look at current and historic data on employment and unemployment, industries generating job growth, and the training and educational paths that lead to careers.
The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2015 while providing all the information you’ll need in 2016.
2015 - Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held their attention in 2015.
2015 - Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the first College Football Playoff, the 2015 Women’s World Cup, the 2015 World Series, and much more.
2015 - Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2015, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports.
2015 - Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors highlight some of the strangest news stories of the year.
2015 - Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2015, from news and sports to pop culture.
The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world.