9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand.

Uncle John’s Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader

This popular series is filled with a zany mix of weird news and humor. Pick up the latest edition to find out about Webster’s least-wanted words, the lost cloud people of Peru, real hillbilly recipes, the world’s first detective, and much more.

The 50 Funniest American Writers*

For another humor collection, check out comedian Andy Borowitz’s collection of America’s funniest scribes. From famous folks like Mark Twain, Dave Barry, Bernie Mac, and Wanda Sykes to lesser-known laugh providers from Esquire and National Lampoon, there are yuks aplenty in this anthology.

Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac

Jeopardy! fans will want to scoop up this book from the show’s all-time champion, Ken Jennings. Test your knowledge with 365 entries covering all sorts of topics, from science, history, and music to sports, pop culture, and television.

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The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists

This tome is filled with top-10 lists covering every topic from secret societies and inventions of the Middle Ages to urban legends and poisonous foods we love to eat. Gret for cocktail conversation.

Fierce Pajamas

This anthology of humor writing gathers together over 75 years of laughs from The New Yorker. From Groucho Marx and Ogden Nash to Woody Allen and Steve Martin, you’ll find short doses of silly that will leave you wanting more.

The Greatest Stories Never Told

The oddest things have changed the course of history, and the short stories in this collection of 100 historical tales explain them in a lively way.

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Guinness World Records™ 2012

These mesmerizing world records—everything from the longest beard to the farthest distance for a person to be moved in a tornado and still survive—provide endless, entertaining trivia.

What's in a Name

This book reveals the tales behind some of the best known products, companies, events, and names in the world. Learn the stories behind Coca-Cola and Kodak; find out about Ponzi schemes and microwaves; and connect the dots on all sorts of everyday words you use without ever thinking about them.

100 Wonders of the World

Looking to expand your horizons? Do a little traveling with this book, which features amazing sites around the globe, ranging from man-made wonders to natural beauties.

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