Okay, so there roughly is about a hundred or more weird and disturbing books out there, and probably as plentiful as weird films and videos. So here we are for part two of the weirdest books series. If you were not moved to read one of the books in part one, perhaps you will find your pick in this list.

Do-It-Yourself Coffins for Pets and People

By Dale Power

Here is a guide to making your very own coffin, and although it is for both pets and people, we simply cannot ignore the eerie fact of building caskets. Who knows this was a bible for murderers and psychopaths? Is not hiring a neighborly woodworker the best option for this? If the village is short of funeral homes and coffin supplies, then perhaps the DIY guide to coffin making becomes a truly inspirational read, or maybe not.


Who Cut the Cheese?: A Cultural History of the Fart

By Jim Dawson

The book could not get any weirder than this. Fart is already an iconic subject of mockery, and it does not really matter where and when and who, does it? Fart is fart. Still the author found it noteworthy to share her fascination with fart to the rest of the unknowing world.

The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion

By Henry Darger

If the title is not long and wordy enough to be weird, just wait till you see what is behind the front page. For 40 years, Darger lived a seemingly simple, normal life as a janitor. All those time, no one ever knew what the humble janitor was up to until his death when his landlord discovered the manuscripts for his extraordinary compilation of images and illustrations complimenting a nine-million-worded epic.

Whoever said a fart is just an ordinary thing? But here it is – the book about farts making it to the weird books list. Watch out for other equally peculiar books in the coming weeks.

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