Your burning questions about sanitation and human waste can be put to rest this week over at City Room by journalist Rose George, author of The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why it Matters.

Paperback/US edition

Paperback/US edition

Note the alternate subtitle in the alternating photos on her website. I wonder if the switch was hardcover/paperback change or a UK/US switch and if the latter, what that says about the way Britons versus Americans view poo.

Hardcover/UK edition

Hardcover/UK edition

What began as “adventures” became “unmentionable.”

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One Response to “Poop”

  1. Ruby Re-Usable Says:

    love the USA version of the cover, but ewww, do we have to mention the unmentionable 😉

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