2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner in Humor Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Awards, Honorable Mention in Humor (Adult Nonfiction)
Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader got a FACTASTIC facelift for the 28th all-new edition of this beloved book series. Now with a fancy flexi-cover and slightly larger trim size on the outside, and a sleeker style on this inside! All of our fans’ Bathroom Reader favorites are packed into these glorious pages—from little-known history to the origins of everyday things—plus odd news, weird fads, quirky quotes, mind-bending science, head-scratching blunders, and all sorts of random oddities. Oh yeah, and thousands of incredible FACTS! Feel smarter (and a bit more dignified) as you settle into…
Weird Body Parts of the Rich and Famous
The Wild Man of Borneo
Cryptic Movie Titles Explained
"Pathological Generosity" and Other Real Medical Conditions
How to Perform CPR on Your Dog
When Postal Workers Go Rogue
Start Your Own Country!
Animals Under the Influence
Welcome to No Mans Land
The Mad Potter of Biloxi
Saved From the Trash: The “Lost Leonardo”
The Ten Longest Wars in History
Stomach-churning Food-Safety Mistakes
You Swallowed What?
Incredible Stories of Survival
The Case of the Stolen Bridge and Other Weird Crime Reports
The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.