Does This Mean You’ll See Me Naked? ($13) is a brave book in that it concentrates on an iffy subject. Funeral homes are the last place you would probably think of to base a book around, yet this makes for a fascinating read. Written by a funeral director, he has over the years witnessed families going wild at viewing, the weird things that have been stolen, the practical difficulties that exist in preparing bodies for viewings and, of course, the business end that is the burial. Written in an engaging style with all the names changed, obviously, this is way more interesting that it sounds at the outset. Give it a shot.
Why Didn’t I Think of That? Will prove once and for all that not every successful invention is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Which is, in all honesty, a pre-cut loaf for lazies. This humorous guide looks at all manner of so-called “mind-blowing” inventions and through brilliant deconstruction shows just what these supposed can’t ...[Read More]