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HP Newquist (Harvey P.) is an American author whose books cover a wide range of topics, from medicine to music. He has also worked as an editor, musician, industry analyst, and video director.

Newquist’s books include the award-winning The Great Brain Book: An Inside Look At The Inside Of Your Head, cited as an outstanding science book by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. His book The Biggest, Baddest Book Ever, with Marc Aronson, was selected as a singular book for “The Teen Age” by the New York Public Library. Among his other titles are:

  • Here There Be Monsters, nominated upon its release for a New England Booksellers Award
  • This Will Kill You: A Guide to the Ways in Which We Go, with Rich Maloof
  • The Way They Play Series (including Blues Masters, Hard Rock Masters, Metal Masters, Acoustic Masters), with Rich Maloof
  • The Brain Makers
  • Virtual Reality
  • Yahoo! The Ultimate Desk Reference to the Web
  • Legends Of Rock Guitar, with Pete Prown
  • Music & Technology
  • Space: The Next Business Frontier, with Lou Dobbs
During the 1990s, Newquist was the editor-in-chief of GUITAR Magazine, and wrote the Disney Channel documentary episode Going Home featuring Robbie Robertson. He also directed A Portrait, a documentary featuring John Denver.

Prior to his work in music, Newquist was a business analyst in the artificial intelligence industry. He was editor and publisher of Artificial Intelligence Trends for ten years, leading to him being referred to as the “dean of AI” The AI timeline he developed for his book The Brain Makers is frequently cited as a map of the rise and fall of the artificial intelligence industry.

Apart from his writing, he is founder--and currently oversees the development--of The National GUITAR Museum, the first museum dedicated to the evolution and cultural impact of the guitar, which was unveiled in August 2010.

Notably, Newquist does not use periods after the initials of his name on any of his work.
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Total Books: 22
From Here to There The Story of How We Transport Ourselves and Our Stuff
2017 - From Here to There the Story of How We Transport Ourselves and Our Stuff [Smithsonian: Invention & Impact] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780451476456
ISBN-10: 045147645X
Genre: Children's Books
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The Book of Chocolate The Amazing Story of the World's Favorite Candy
Abracadabra The Story of Magic Through the Ages
2015 - Abracadabra the Story of Magic Through the Ages (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312593216
ISBN-10: 031259321X
Genre: Children's Books
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The Human Body The Story of How We Protect Repair and Make Ourselves Stronger
2015 - The Human Body the Story of How We Protect Repair and Make Ourselves Stronger [Smithsonian: Invention & Impact] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780451476432
ISBN-10: 0451476433
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
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The Book of Blood From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins
2012 - The Book of Blood From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780547315843
ISBN-10: 0547315848
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Here There Be Monsters The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid
2010 - Here There Be Monsters the Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780547076782
ISBN-10: 0547076789
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

This Will Kill You A Guide to the Ways in Which We Go
For Boys Only The Biggest Baddest Book Ever
2007 - For Boys Only the Biggest Baddest Book Ever (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312377069
ISBN-10: 0312377061
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Great Brain Book  An Inside Look At The Inside Of Your Head
2005 - The Great Brain Book an Inside Look at the Inside of Your Head (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780439458955
ISBN-10: 0439458951
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Hard Rock Masters The Way They Play
2004 - The Hard Rock Masters the Way They Play (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879308131
ISBN-10: 0879308133
Genres: Arts & Photography, Computers & Technology, Reference
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The New Metal Masters
2004 - The New Metal Masters [The Way They Play] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879308049
ISBN-10: 0879308044
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.
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The Acoustic Rock Masters The Way They Play Includes Lessons on CD
2003 - The Acoustic Rock Masters the Way They Play Includes Lessons on Cd [The Way They Play Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879307615
ISBN-10: 0879307617
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Blues-Rock Masters
2002 - The Blues-rock Masters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879307356
ISBN-10: 0879307358
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Space The Next Business Frontier
2002 - Space the Next Business Frontier (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743452601
ISBN-10: 0743452607
Genres: Business & Money, Science & Math
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Yahoo The Ultimate Guide to the Internet
2002 - Yahoo the Ultimate Guide to the Internet (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743444774
ISBN-10: 0743444779
Genres: Computers & Technology, Reference
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Yahoo The Ultimate Desk Reference to the Web
2000 - Yahoo the Ultimate Desk Reference to the Web (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062737373
ISBN-10: 0062737376
Genres: Computers & Technology, Reference
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Legends of Rock Guitar
1997 - Legends of Rock Guitar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780793540426
ISBN-10: 0793540429
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Virtual Reality
1995 - Virtual Reality (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590484084
ISBN-10: 0590484087
Genres: Children's Books, Computers & Technology, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Brain Makers
1994 - The Brain Makers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780672304125
ISBN-10: 0672304120
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Music and Technology
Music and Technology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780823075782
ISBN-10: 0823075788
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