Randall Munroe NPR coverage of Randall Munroe: News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe

Books by Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe has written books about:

NPR stories about Randall Munroe

In his book How To, Randall Munroe explores whether you could open enough water bottles to fill a swimming pool — using nuclear weapons. Riverhead Books hide caption

toggle caption
Riverhead Books

"Earth outweighs us by a factor of over ten trillion," Munroe writes. "On average, we humans can vertically jump maybe half a meter on a good day. Even if the Earth were rigid and responded instantly, it would be pushed down by less than an atom's width." Randall Munroe/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

toggle caption
Randall Munroe/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

'What If' There Were An Entire Book Devoted To Absurd Hypotheticals?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/346082579/346533999" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript