Strange History (Strange Series) (Paperback)

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Portable Press, 9781626865839, 416pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2016

List Price: 15.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Whether it’s B.C. or A.D., you’ll be wondering WTF!

This exciting title from the folks at the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short history articles from over 30 Bathroom Readers—along with 50 all-new pages. From the 20th century to the Old West, from the Age of Enlightenment to the Dark Ages, from ancient cultures all the way back to the dawn of time, Strange History is overflowing with mysterious artifacts, macabre legends, kooky inventions, reality-challenged rulers, boneheaded blunders, and mind-blowing facts. Read about…
  • The curse of Macbeth
  • Stupid history: Hollywood style
  • The secret LSD experiments of the 1960s
  • In search of the lost “Cloud People” of Peru
  • The Swedish queen who declared war on fleas
  • Unearthing the past with the Outhouse Detectives
  • The Apollo astronaut who swears he saw a UFO
  • How to brew a batch of 5,000-year-old beer
  • The brutal bloodbaths at Rome’s Coliseum
  • Ghostly soup from ancient China
  • The bathroom of the 1970s

 And much, much more!


About the Author

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.