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101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions: The Art of Chindogu
101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions The Art of Chindogu
Author: Kenji Kawakami
Strangely practical and utterly eccentric inventions for a life of ease-and hilarity. In Japan, inventor and visionary Kenji Kawakami is famous for his creation and tireless promotion of chindogu-the art of "the unuseless idea." This book features the best of his inventions: inspired devices designed to solve all the nagging pro...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393313697
ISBN-10: 0393313697
Publication Date: 11/1995
Pages: 160
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a hilarious book. I laughed out loud while reading it and then bought a couple of copies as presents for friends who were in the hospital. Had to warn the one who had had an operation not to open the book until her incision had begun to heal, though!
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What will they come up with next? This is a great bathroom book or something to put on your coffee table. Fun for people of all ages, my 12 year old son enjoyed it as much as we did. Makes you laugh out load.
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From the land of the rising sun, strangely practical and utterly eccentric inventions for a life of ease and hilarity.
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This is a hilarious book about random, silly, stupid, and useless inventions.


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