OK. I am a day late. But here is a page with 31 very fun pranks. For kids and the young at heart. For example: make “candied apples” using onions!
I am now reading:The man who knew too much by G K Chesterton - a different kind of detective.
Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens. First volume. It's not structured, jumps from 40 years ago to yesterday. Very interesting
Trespassing on Einstein's lawn by Amanda Gefter - Journalist who was not at all a scientist took on the big questions. And became a first-class science journalist. Stalled right now.