Wow in the World: Wow in Space
A Galactic Guide to the Universe and Beyond
An In-Person Event • Book Passage (SF Ferry Building)
$24 Ticket Includes 1 Book
+ entry for 1 adult and 1 child to join the signing/personalization/photo opportunity line!
Sun., Dec. 10, 2023 • 4:00pm PT
Based on their #1 podcast, Wow in the World, in this companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller The How and Wow of the Human Body, hosts Mindy Thomas and podcas take readers on a funny and fact-filled tour of outer space.
Calling all space cadets!
Are you ready to explore the solar system, see the stars, and experience life in a world beyond ours?! Blast off with bestselling authors Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz, hosts of the mega-popular podcast Wow in the World, as they take you on an intergalactic tour of outer space.
- Zip through astronaut training school!
- Slip into a black hole!
- Apply for a job as a NASA astronaut!
- Learn what it takes to be a STAR!
- Get the recipe to build your own galaxy!
- Meet the animals who made it to space!
And that’s just the beginning! Jam-packed with eye-popping illustrations, jaw-dropping facts, jokes, quizzes, comics, and everything else that makes up our universe, this is your one-stop shop for all things space. The who, what, when, where, why, how, and WOW—all in one place!
GUY RAZ—author of the New York Times bestseller How I Built This and coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller The How and Wow of the Human Body and Two Whats?! and a Wow! Think & Tinker Playbook—has been called “one of the most popular podcasters in history” by the New York Times. He is the co-creator and cohost of Wow in the World and Two Whats?! and a Wow! and is the host and creator of NPR’s How I Built This podcast and Wisdom from the Top on Luminary. Previously, Guy cocreated and hosted NPR’s TED Radio Hour and The Rewind on Spotify. He’s been on the radio for more than two decades and has served as a foreign and war correspondent and as a host of All Things Considered. Guy is the father of two boys and lives in the Bay Area where he can often be seen riding his bike in red pants.
Mindy Thomas, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The How and Wow of the Human Body, has been living out her childhood radio dreams for almost two decades by creating radio and audio programs for kids. She’s the cocreator, cohost, and head writer of the award-winning Wow in the World and Two Whats?! and a Wow! podcasts. She is also a Gracie award-winning host of the Absolutely Mindy Show. Mindy believes that childhood thrives at the intersection of imagination and curiosity and finds that her best work does too. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two kids, and has no plans of ever growing up.
Guy Raz photo courtesy of Meeno Peluce.