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Bathroom Stuff

Bathroom Stuff

Auteur

Holman Wang

Eerste Uitgave

2001

Uitgave

2001

Uitgeverij

Sourcebooks

Vorm

non-fictie

Taal

Engels

Bladzijden

122 bladzijden

Gelezen

2004-10-02

Score

7/10

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The Story of the Bathroom
The bathroom is a place where we perform many of our most personal rituals, from brushing to bathing to beautifying. Yet, we take much of the stuff around us for granted. From razors to lipstick, aspirin to hairpins, mouthwash to rubber duckies, this book covers the histories, contemporary facts and cultural oddities that make the bathroom a modern day shrine to human health and hapiness. Featuring 60 household items and highlighting the intricate details of the stuff around your bathroom, Bathroom Stuff is the perfect toilet topper!

Bespreking

The perfect toilet topper

Featuring 60 household items, from lipstick to dental floss to diapers, Holman Wang takes the reader on a remarkable trip through our bathroom. Although we spend a significant amount of our lives in the bathroom, most of us are quite unfamiliar with the history of daily items like perfume and razors. Bathroom Stuff shows the history of all the bathroom stuff we use daily and adds a load of remarkable facts and trivia.

Each item is concisely covered on two pages and is accompanied by a set of originals photographs. It all looks very stylish and enjoyable. One criticism would be that certain items have clearly a lot more things to dwell on, which was not possible due to the very strict format of the book. It would certainly not have hurt to extend the book by another 100 pages.

But all in all it stays an enjoyable book to take with you when you visit that smallest place in the house: the toilet (also described in Bathroom Stuff).