Every bathroom needs a good read! It is called a restroom because you need to relax and take care of business there. Here’s a list of a few of the most popular bathroom books on the market, so great that you may have to gift yourself one too! Support us! Soap Hub may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article.
Uncle John’s Actual and Factual Bathroom Reader is filled with wacky facts, weird news, scientific theories, and shocking lists. Whether you need to fill up minutes or hours in the bathroom, this book has it all. Find out the true story behind Boaty McBoatface, and let the entertainment begin!
Described at Harvard Classics meets Reader’s Digest, The Great American Bathroom Book, Volume 1, is porcelain gold. At 1364 pages, avid readers get a nice summation of some of the most awesome books ever written. Bookworms can create a list of all the novels they haven’t read yet, and you get the best buddy street cred for your gift-giving skills.
Thoughts for the Throne: The Ultimate Bathroom Book of Useless Information includes more than 200 explanations of not-so-important questions, captivating trivia, and anecdotes. Truly a book for any room, not just a resting one. So interesting, you will want to purchase one for yourself and a friend.
Uncle John has struck gold again with Truth, Trivia, and the Pursuit of Factiness. For the 32nd year in a row, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has released another jewel to its crown of bathroom classics, covering tidbits from the world of pop culture, history, sports, and strange news stories. A quick trip can turn into a satisfying read.
Emmy award-winning television comedy writer and producer Cary McNeal authored the Are You Sh*tting Me?: 1004 Facts That Will Scare the Crap Out of You bathroom book, and people can’t stop laughing. The side-splitting knee slapper features scary, gross, and interesting facts that will keep you engaged for hours. This is a must-have for anyone who needs a good laugh.
Uncle John’s celebrates 25 years with the mammoth Bathroom Reader, Fully Loaded. Clocking in at more than 600 pages, Fully Loaded is jam-packed with amazing stories, surprising facts, kooky news, unheard of origins, forgotten history, and fun wordplay. You can’t go wrong with this entertaining gift choice.
1001 Facts That Will Scare the Sh*t Out of You by Cary McNeal is full of potty humor and gross facts that will keep your guests engaged for hours and makes for fun conversations around the dinner table. Covering a range of topics such as germs, bugs, history, life, and death, 1001 Facts is 322 pages of jaw-dropping wit.
The Great American Bathroom Book, Volume 2: The Second Sitting is summations of some of the greatest literature and plays ever known. Whether you are looking for something new to read, or inspirational quotes, the Second Sitting is a meat and potatoes version of classics, leaving you with an appetite for more.
It’s hard to find a great gift for science-minded friends. The Book of Strange but True Science is a sure bet to please the scientific mind in your life. More than 300 articles covering everything from 3D printing, quantum teleportation, the science of sleep, plate tectonics, and antibiotics to whether you can pick up radio stations via your fillings. The brainy choice for your smart friends!
Can Holding in a Fart Kill You?: Over 150 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers, from the Fascinating Bathroom Readers series, is an ideal gift for the most inquisitive minds. Silly, serious, and outright bizarre answers to the most intriguing questions for subjects such as history, science, and pop culture. A must-have read for inquiring minds.