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I have read many Bathroom Readers and enjoyed them. This one doesn't rate anywhere near the others. Bad grammar, bad spelling, sometimes have to try to figure out what is being said. For sure no one proof read or edited this edition. Total failure.
This is NOT an Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader. It is full of typos and misspellings. Content is bland compared to Uncle John’s. It was my mistake ordering it. It is labeled to look like an original and I fell for it.
I love trivia and trivia books, and expect most if not all of them to fail to have been copy edited or proofread. But this one takes the cake--it's virtually incoherent at times. It's as if the entries were written in Chinese, translated into Arabic, and then into English. That's fun--and funny--when it's directions for a toilet plunger, but not when you're trying to learn something.
In addition, those "fact-filled" 600 pages could easily be cut down to 300 pages if all of the blank space were eliminated. Delete the exclamation points, and you'd be down to 250 pages. Eliminate pages upon pages of baseball statistics, an interview with a Bigfoot believer, and ruminations upon "The Big Lebowski," just to mention a few non-trivia related subjects, and you're down to maybe 200 pages of actual trivia--most of which are not even that interesting.