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Uncle John's Facts to Go Mad Science

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 01, 2014)

Take a fascinating quantum leap into the fun side of science.

From the amazing to the amusing, this byte-sized collection will bring you the inside stories behind earth-shattering discoveries, accidental inventions,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Screen Gems

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 22, 2014)

In a world…where movies rule…only one man…can write a super-fun e-book about them!

If you love movies as much as we do, you won’t want to miss this epic e-book! Several classic Bathroom Reader articles,...


Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s 27th Bathroom Reader is all new and better than ever!

Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John’s Canoramic Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It’s overflowing...


Uncle John's Facts to Go UJTV

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 15, 2013)

Uncle John takes a loving look at life on the small screen.

From the Honeymooners to Honey Boo Boo, this entertaining expose of all things television is full of behind-the-scenes secrets, amazing origins, quotes,...


Uncle John's Robotica

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2014)

From the world-wide leader in strange-but-true stories comes a fascinating book full of the marvels of mechanical men, glimpses into tomorrow’s technology…and what happens when machines go mad. It’s a...


Uncle John's Facts to Go History Makers

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 01, 2013)

When it comes to making history fun, Uncle John is second to none!

Uncle John takes readers on a journey through the ages, shedding new light onto some of the past’s most famous (and infamous) figures, and...


Uncle John's Facts to Go International Affairs

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2015)

Time to play “Around the World in 50 Pages!”

Starting from the depths of the Bathroom Reader archives, you’ll be transported to exotic lands where you’ll learn the local customs and sample the curious...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Uncle John is battening down the hatches and preparing for a Fact Attack in this third, un-bowl-ievable volume of fascinating facts!

Packed with more than 400 pages, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Where'd THAT Come From?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 15, 2014)

Hundreds of incredible origin stories, ranging from everyday items to social customs to history-altering inventions.

Uncle John’s Where’d That Come From? delivers the true stories behind all sorts of things,...


Uncle John's Plunges into New Jersey

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 01, 2015)

Uncle John takes a full-color plunge into the Garden State!

As the birthplace of baseball, the Boss, and Bubble Wrap—New Jersey has got it all, and Uncle John’s Plunges into New Jersey (Illustrated Edition)...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Attack of the Foodies

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2014)

It’s the most delicious Uncle John’s ever!

Pizza, chocolate, potatoes, grubs, coffee, croissants . . . grubs? Yes, grubs! In Attack of the Foodies, no food or beverage is safe from the culinary clutches...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Playtime!

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 01, 2014)

A loving look at toys and games—and the people who make and play them—from the past and present.

Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.” Uncle John adds: “And it’s really...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Bathroom Lore

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s favorite room finally gets its own book!

Some of the best bathroom reading we’ve ever squeezed out has been about the bathroom itself. And in this e-book, the hallowed throne gets its moment...


Uncle John's Plunges into Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2014)

Uncle John Plunges into Canada . . . in color!

Uncle John and the folks at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute love all things Canadian and figure that just because we weren’t lucky enough to be born in the Great...


Uncle John's Plunges into New York

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2015)

Uncle John Plunges into New York…in color!

You think you know New York? Fugeddaboutit! Uncle John knows New York, though, and he’s taking readers on a whirlwind tour of America’s greatest city…this time...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Myth meets reality in this one-of-a-kind book that could only come from everyone’s favorite folk hero—Uncle John!

The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology, you’ll...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wild

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 15, 2014)

The outdoors roars to life in this ferocious new e-book from Uncle John!

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea,...


Uncle John's OLD FAITHFUL 30th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 12, 2017)

Celebrate the big 3-0 with this thrilling 30th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—and cheers to 30 more!

What's even more trusty and awe-inspiring than Old Faithful, the Yellowstone geyser that erupts...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Show Biz Blunders

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2015)

The famouser they are, the funnier they fall!

Oops, they did it again. Whether it’s Tom Cruise going berserk on Oprah’s couch, Taylor Swift ending a relationship just so she can write a song, or Jennifer...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Nice People

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2014)

Restore your faith in humanity in just 50 pages.

This very special e-book will lift your spirits with inspiring stories of heroism, overcoming adversity, random acts of kindness, wise thoughts, and some really...


Do Geese Get Goose Bumps?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2016)

A Q&A book full of things you didn't know you need to know.

Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind...


Uncle John's UNCANNY Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2016)

The most trusted name in trivia has done it again!

What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations...


Uncle John's Weird Weird World: EPIC

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

What’s weirder than weird? This book! It’s weird squared. It’s EPIC!

The second fully-illustrated, hardcover book in Uncle John’s popular new  Weird, Weird World series opens up a portal to the bizarre....


Uncle John's FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

Bestselling book, fantastic new look!

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...


Uncle John's How to Toilet Train Your Cat

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how things are made…and you should be glad that you don’t have to make them yourself.

For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s...


Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (May 01, 2015)

A list of five words to describe Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...: 1. Funny; 2. Fact-filled; 3. Surprising; 4. Unique; 5. Essential.

Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm... puts a whole new spin...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Life is Strange

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 15, 2014)

An e-book this bizarre could only come from the warped minds at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute!

Uncle John donned his snorkel, dove head-first into the bottomless Bathroom Reader archives, and emerged with...


How to Fight a Bear...and Win

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how to feed, clothe, and protect yourself in the wilderness…and might even make you want to avoid anything resembling...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Fads & Flops

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 15, 2014)

It’s pet rocks and faux pas in Fads & Flops!

Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of...


Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 12, 2013)

Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader proves once again why the Bathroom Readers’ Institute is the best in the business when it comes to providing quick, entertaining reads for readers on the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Sports Shorts

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 15, 2015)

Kick a home run through the goal posts of life in this jock-ular collection of old stories and new from the Bathroom Reader sports pages!

Uncle John’s Sports Shorts lets you relive the sporting world’s most...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Germophobia

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2014)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book full of tales of health care gone wrong. It’ll make you sick (with laughter).

For more than 25 years, there’s always been a...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 10, 2013)

The Great White North is revealed as the Great Weird North in this entertaining tome from the best-selling Bathroom Reader series.

Did you know that Canada was almost called Hochelaga? That’s just one of thousands...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into Texas Bigger and Better

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2013)

Uncle John ropes, wrassles, and rides into the Lone Star State in this updated, king-sized grab-bag of all things Texas.

Packed with 60 new pages, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Texas Expanded Edition!...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Zipper Accidents

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2013)

From the world leader in wacky news and amusing true stories comes a book chock full of cringe-inducing (but hilarious) moments of failure.

For 25 years, there’s always been a home in Uncle John’s Bathroom...


Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2012)

The Bathroom Reader turns 25! Uncle John is celebrating this historic milestone with his biggest all-new edition ever--more than 600 pages of absorbing material!

2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards,...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Nature Calls

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

Uncle John is heeding the call of nature! So pack a rucksack, and let’s head outside!

It’s a wild world out there, and the folks at the BRI want to explore it with you. From hornywinks to Dracula orchids,...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Inventions

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (May 01, 2013)

From the nation’s top collector of curious and interesting information comes a book of strange gadgets you never knew existed.

The writers behind Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader present this totally true treasury...


Uncle John's Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2012)

It’s one of Uncle John’s most popular editions! More than 500 pages of absolutely absorbing material are at your fingertips. Divided for your convenience into short, medium, and long articles, this book...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

Pick any page, and get your history fix!

Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best-selling...


Uncle John's True Crime

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

You'll be on the edge of your seat reading tales of cops, robbers, criminals, and lawyers with this little tome that packs a lot of heat.

Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We've...


Uncle John's Presents Mom's Bathtub Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute & Susan Steiner Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

Another variation of successful bathroom reader single topic books. Most bathroom readers are sold to males, this book would target female audience. Pitch to all women who have bought for their man or to men...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

Uncle John's salutes the men and women of the armed forces!

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Quintessential Collection of Notable Quotables

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

An all-new follow up quotation book to 2004’s Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Colossal Collection of Quotable Quotes, complete with indexes by name and by subject for easy reference.

Here it is: the quintessential...


The Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2012)

Find out what millions of trivia lovers already know: Uncle John is your #1 source when it comes to throne-room reading entertainment. This book celebrates the very best articles from the BRI’s first ten years--plus...


The Best of the Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

The wittiest, wackiest, and most popular selections from the last 12 years in the best-selling Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series.

We stuffed the best stuff we’ve ever written into 576 glorious pages. Result:...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

California here we come! Uncle John is taking the plunge into the land of freeways, fun, cable cars, and movie stars.

From Hollywood to the redwoods, from Death Valley to Napa Valley, this amazing book is your...


Uncle John's All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2012)

Why is our lucky 13th edition All-Purpose? Uncle John himself explains: “You can read this Bathroom Reader anywhere—in the obvious spot, in bed or, heck, by the pool or at work.” Why Extra-Strength? “Because...


Uncle John's Impossible Questions (& Astounding Answers)

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

Think you know your trivia? Uncle John has a challenge for you!

Test your smarts and then stump your friends with this collection of diabolical questions and answers that could only come from the trivia masters...


Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2012)

Uncle John’s 24th flagship edition is glittering with more than 500 all-new pages of absorbing material that prove once again why Uncle John makes the best-selling bathroom-reading series in the world.

Uncle...