Mensan Erwin Brecher, PhD, was educated in Vienna, Czechoslovakia and London, where he studied physics, economics and engineering. He entered business after World War Two and became a Name at Lloyds of London in 1974. He has since written many books on non-fiction subjects, most of them puzzle books of high quality and wide variety. He received the Order of Merit in gold from the city of Vienna in recognition of his literary achievements.
"This is a book that will engross the curious and the mischievous along with their friends and family while feeding them a bit of science at the same time." "San Francisco Book Review "on "How Do You Get an Egg into a Bottle?"" "Delightful book of little-known facts and hypotheticals. . . has something for everyone." "Publishers Weekly "on "Are There Rainbows on the Moon?""