Interesting Oddities for Strange Times

Take a deep dive into something weird, fascinating, and new; or send a weird gift to a friend!

 

 

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Crap Taxidermy Cover Image
By Kat Su
$12.99
ISBN: 9781607748205
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 9th, 2014

The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476799872
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Published: Atria Books - April 21st, 2020

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland's Most Unusual Museums Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143135463
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2020

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062968814
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Published: Ecco - May 26th, 2020

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Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374134709
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 20th, 2020

Drinking with Chickens: Free-Range Cocktails for the Happiest Hour Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780762494439
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Published: Running Press Adult - April 7th, 2020

This Book Is Literally Just Pictures of Snoozy Animals That Will Make You Sleep Better Cover Image
By Smith Street Books (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781925811384
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Published: Smith Street Books - March 3rd, 2020

On Lighthouses Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781949641011
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 12th, 2020

Polar Bears Cover Image
By Jochen Raiss (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9783775745994
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Published: Hatje Cantz - November 26th, 2019

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid Cover Image
By Dylan Thuras, Rosemary Mosco, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523503544
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 18th, 2018

Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death Cover Image
By Caitlin Doughty, Dianné Ruz (Illustrator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393652703
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 10th, 2019

Sophie Calle: True Stories: Sixth Edition Cover Image
By Sophie Calle (Artist)
$20.00
ISBN: 9782330093037
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Published: Actes Sud - May 22nd, 2018

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393334791
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 6th, 2009

The Secret Life of Cows Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525557333
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Published: Penguin Books - July 7th, 2020

The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525557562
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Published: Viking - July 21st, 2020

Fathoms: The World in the Whale Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982120696
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 28th, 2020