Great American Bathroom Book
The Great American Bathroom Book is the name of a three book series - Vol. 1, Vol. 2 and Vol. 3, published in 1992, 1993 and 1994, respectively. The books were published by Compact Classics, a small US publishing house.
The vast majority of the books is devoted to short two page summaries of classic literature - allowing one to finish the topic at hand in one 'sitting'. It achieved great popularity as bathroom reading material relatively quickly, with all books combined reportedly selling three million copies.
The books are currently out of print, but Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 has been reprinted under a new title - Passing Time in the Loo by Scarab Book Limited.
Published by Compact Classics in June 1992.
- Summaries of classic literature;
- Business & Leadership
- Word Power
- Sports Summaries - How Games are Played
Published by Compact Classics in November 1993.
Published by Compact Classics in November 1994.