15 Weird and Mysterious Books

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Amongst the many reasons to prefer a book over a file on your e-reader: books have history. Sometimes, the history is obvious and evident. A book might have memories attached to it, or sentimental value. Sometimes, however, the history is weird, twisted, and hidden. There’s an air of mystery to certain books, a thrill of an enigma, a hint of something outside the realm of normality.

Here’s a list of such books, ones that have stumped scholars and titillated bibliophiles. And while there’s plenty to be excited about with ebooks, the mysterious origins of a book are never going to translate to the new format.

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  • This is seriously one of the most interesting things I have ever read. I’m not going to be able to resist looking into this in more depth.

    I’ve been reading Business Pundit for a year or two and this is my first time commenting because this is just so fascinating.

  • Jay

    Nice how the pictures for the Rohonc codex and Rongorongo are the same.

  • Dominique

    Isn’t the image of the Rongorongo the same as the one for the Rohonc Codex ?

    Yet, a very interesting article !

  • DJ Leslie

    Funny, the Rohonc Codex looks exactly like the Rongorongo.