All book lovers should take a look round the Weird Book Room.

Never heard of it? It’s part of Abe Books, an on-line store from which I have bought many a volume, but I was unaware of their specialist section until this week.

This is where those titles that missed out on being world best-sellers go to lurk: English Smocks, How To Avoid Huge Ships, Fashion In Spinach, Saucepans and the Single Girl and How To Be Danish. Not forgetting such delights as Where Underpants Come From and How To Poo On A Date (The Lovers Guide To Toilet Etiquette).

How did I miss that when it first came out?

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