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Product Details

  • Series: Uncle John's Bathroom Readers
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Portable Press; Original edition (April 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 160710427X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607104278
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 2.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #919,042 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By J. A. Newbery on April 7, 2012
Format: Paperback
Flush Fiction is a collection of flash fiction--er, "flush" fiction--perfect for those short visits to the "privatarium." Some of the stories have appeared in other publications or submitted in literary contests and are noted accordingly. Like any collection of short stories, not every entry will appeal to every reader, but I think most readers will enjoy this collection and perhaps find a few personal gems. Some stories mad me laugh out loud (The Taste of Failure and Two Urinals from Death are my favorites), some made me frown and scratch my head, one made me think I'd slipped into the Twilight Zone (cue Rod Serling!) and a few I just didn't get, but that's the way it goes with collections like these.

One bit of advice given to writers tells you to start your story with a strong hook. "Vita 1985" starts with one of these: "Once I quit crack, I had to get out of the CIA." Now, if that doesn't make you want to read further, then go ahead and pass on this collection. Otherwise, if you're looking for the perfect toilet tank book, this collection and any others in the BRI library are perfect for you.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mary Lavers on May 7, 2012
Format: Paperback
A play on "flash fiction"--ultra short stories usually around 1000 words or less--Flush Fiction is an anthology meant for bathroom reading. And sure, some of them are pretty crappy (sorry, couldn't resist) but some of them are quite good. I especially liked "One Million Years B.F.E.: Diary of an Anthropologist in Exile," by Merrie Haskell, about an anthropologist sent back in time as punishment.

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Disclaimer: I received a digital galley of this book free from the publisher from NetGalley. I was not obliged to write a favourable review, or even any review at all. The opinions expressed are strictly my own.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By cat on June 4, 2012
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great short story read that is perfect for those who MUST read in the bathroom; this would be a good gift for all your bathroom friends
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Man, these are really bad -- embarrassingly bad. I need to flush these words from my mind and disinfect my brain before I can read again.
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