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9 Funny Books That Make Great Bathroom Reading

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

Uncle John's Actual and Factual Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Annual) Paperback – September 4, 2018via

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.

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The 50 Funniest American Writers*: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion Hardcover – October 13, 2011via

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. Here are 25 more of the funniest books of all time.

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Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days via

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: A Mind-Boggling Collection of Fun, Fascinating and Bizarre Facts on Movies, Music, Sports, Crime, Ce Paperback – November 3, 2009via

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. Great for cocktail conversation. Don’t miss these other 30 of the most quotable books ever written.

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Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker (Modern Library (Paperback)) Paperback – October 15, 2002via

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.

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The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy Hardcover – March 18, 2003via

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. Check out more of the 18 best short books you’ll ever read.

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Guinness World Records 2019 Hardcover – August 28, 2018via

Guinness World Records 2019

These mesmerizing world records—everything from the longest marathon of watching virtual reality video content to the most-liked Instagram post of all time—provide endless, entertaining trivia.

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What's In A Name: The stories behind some of the best known companies, products and names in the world Paperback – April 5, 2012via

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.

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100 Wonders of the World Hardcover – July 1, 2007via

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. Pick up one of these other 20 books you really should have read by now.

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