Public Restrooms are not exactly something that most of us spend a lot of time thinking about – but if you think about it, their existence has been crucially important to the development of our current lifestyles. But of course making people do their “private business” in public has never been easy.
It turns out some people have spent a lot of time thinking about public restrooms. NYU professors Harvey Molotch and Laura Norén have recently published a new book “Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing“, which I must admit looks absolutely fascinating and is now on top of my reading list.
In this month’s Atlantic, there is also a great slideshow of Public Restrooms around this the world, which I highly encourage you to view. I think I will need to buy one of those nifty baby hooks – what a great invention:
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