Wonderfully weird books, odd books, bizarre books and more

Welcome to AbeBooks' Weird Book Room - heralded by the New York Times, Canada's Globe and Mail, The Times of London, and The Guardian (UK) as the finest source of everything that's bizarre, odd and downright weird in books. Everyone's talking about it - author Neil Gaiman is even tweeting about it, posting a link and suggesting his followers: "Go to this link and gaze on the titles and be made happy. Trust me. It'll work".

With new titles added periodically - including five recently-added, delightfully odd books about tractors - we have an excellent selection of crazy and strange titles for sale by our booksellers, about every oddball aspect of life you could possibly imagine (and a few things you couldn't). Some of the selections are serious books, but out of context, the titles tickled our funny bones.

We invite you to not only revel in our collection of literary oddities but to also send us your suggestions.

Thanks to everyone who has submitted weird books!

 


Wonderfully Weird Books:

The Thermodynamics of Pizza by Harold J. Morowitz The Thermodynamics of Pizza

by Harold J. Morowitz

How to Be Danish by Patrick Kingsley How to be Danish

by Patrick Kingsley

How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees How to Sharpen Pencils

by David Rees

Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop: And Other Practical Advice In Our Campaign Against The Fairy Kingdom by Reginald Bakeley Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop

by Reginald Bakeley

The Magic of Old Tractors by Ian M. Johnston The Magic of Old Tractors

by Ian M. Johnston

A History of Thimbles by Edwin F. Holmes A History of Thimbles

by Edwin F. Holmes

Fashion is Spinach by Elizabeth Hawes Fashion is Spinach

by Elizabeth Hawes

All About Pockets by Christine Petrell Kallevig All About Pockets

by Christine Petrell Kallevig

What Makes Me Amish? by Charles George What Makes Me Amish?

by Charles George

Teach Your Wife to be a Widow by Donald I. Rogers Teach Your Wife to Be a Widow

by Donald I. Rogers

Fancy Goldfish Culture by Frank W. Orme Fancy Goldfish Culture

by Frank W. Orme

Baboon Metaphysics by Horace Bent Baboon Metaphysics

by Horace Bent

Best Fences by James Fitzgerald The Best Fences

by James Fitzgerald

Land Snails and Slugs of Russia and Adjacent Countries by Alexander Sysoev and Anatoly Schileyko Land Snails and Slugs of Russia and Adjacent Countries

by Alexander Sysoev and Anatoly Schileyko

Successful Muskrat Farming by Robert G. Hodgson Successful Muskrat Farming

by Robert G. Hodgson

My Cat's in Love by Frank Manolson My Cat's in Love

by Frank Manolson

Encyclopaedia of Medical Ignorance by Ronald Duncan and M. Weston-Smith Encyclopaedia of Medical Ignorance

by Ronald Duncan and M. Weston-Smith

Electricity in Gynecology by May Cushman Rice Electricity in Gynecology

by May Cushman Rice

How to Avoid Huge Ships by John W. Trimmer How to Avoid Huge Ships

by John W. Trimmer

English Smocks by Alice Armes English Smocks

by Alice Armes

A Popular History of British Seaweeds by Rev. D. Landsborough A Popular History of British Seaweeds

by Rev. D. Landsborough

Exercises for Gentlemen: 50 Exercises to Do with Your Suit on by M. Ellsworth Olsen, Alfred B. Olsen Exercises for Gentlemen

by M. Ellsworth Olsen, Alfred B. Olsen

Dating for Under a Dollar by Blair Tolman Dating for Under a Dollar

by Blair Tolman

Crafting with Cat Hair by Kaori Tsutaya Crafting with Cat Hair

by Kaori Tsutaya

Tattooed Mountain Women and Spoonboxes of Daghestan by Robert Chenciner and Gabib Ismailov and Magomedkhan Magomedkhanov Tattooed Mountain Women and Spoonboxes of Daghestan

by Robert Chenciner,Gabib Ismailov and Magomedkhan Magomedkhanov

Impeccable Birdfeeding by Bill Adler Jr. Impeccable Birdfeeding

by Bill Adler Jr.

Beverly Hillbillies Bible Study Beverly Hillbillies Bible Study

by Stephen Skelton

Gangsta Rap Coloring Book by Aye Jay Moreno Gangsta Rap Coloring Book

by Aye Jay Moreno

Jewish Chess Masters on Stamps by Felix Berkovich Jewish Chess Masters on Stamps

by Felix Berkovich

How to Good-bye Depression by Hiroyuki Nishigaki How to Good-bye Depression

by Hiroyuki Nishigaki

Nuclear War: What's In It For You? by Ground Zero Fund, Inc. Nuclear War: What's In It For You?

by Ground Zero Fund, Inc.

Was Karl Marx A Satanist? by Richard Wurmbrand Was Karl Marx A Satanist?

by Richard Wurmbrand

Whittling by Bill Higginbotham Whittling

by Bill Higginbotham

50 Sad Chairs by Bill Keaggy 50 Sad Chairs

by Bill Keaggy

Outwitting Squirrels by Bill Adler Outwitting Squirrels

by Bill Adler

All About Sausage by Ellen Edwards All About Sausage

by Ellen Edwards

The Pop-Up Book of Phobias by Gary Greenberg The Pop-Up Book of Phobias

by Gary Greenberg

Sonya Fitzpatrick, Pet Psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick, Pet Psychic

by Sonya Fitzpatrick

How Green Were the Nazis? by Franz-Josef Bruggemeier How Green Were the Nazis?

by Franz-Josef Bruggemeier

Face Lifting by Exercise For Women & Men Over Twenty-One by Senta Maria Runge Face Lifting by Exercise

by Senta Maria Runge

The Great Pantyhose Crafts Book by Ed and Stevie Baldwin The Great Pantyhose Crafts Book

by Ed and Stevie Baldwin

American Hair Metal by Steven Blush American Hair Metal

by Steven Blush

The Joys of Jello by the General Foods corp. The Joys of Jello

by General Foods Corp.

Maverick Cats by Ellen Perry Berkeley Maverick Cats

by Ellen Perry Berkeley

What Not to Wear on a Horse  by GInny Oakley, Stephanie Soskin What Not to Wear on a Horse

by Ginny Oakley and Stephanie Soskin

The Manga Guide to Calculus by Hiroyuki Kojima and Shin Togami The Manga Guide to Calculus

by Hiroyuki Kojima and Shin Togami

What book is weirdest, to you?