Posted on October 3, 2020 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When we talk about weird books in general conversation, we typically mean that the contents and not the format are unusual.

The Madman’s Library, a book by Edward Brooke-Hitching that's out in the UK but not the US, takes a look at books that exemplify the word “weird” in a wide variety of ways.

And, boy, can these books be weird, from using material from the human body to weighing literal tons.

See pictures of ten of the strangest books ever and learn about more than that in the Guardian’s excerpt from The Madman’s Library.

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