9 Books That Will Make You Do a Double Take

9 Books That Will Make You Do a Double Take

Sometimes when I’m browsing through the shelves of my local bookstore or library, I’ll read a title on a spine that makes me stop and look again just to make sure I read it right. Below are some of the best examples of this that the Internet has to offer.  Some are meant to be ironic. Some are completely serious. All are one hundred percent real.       1. Nuclear War: What’s in it for You? by Ground Zero Fund, Inc.       Image Via Amazon UK   What indeed. This book is actually out of date (as you can …

5 Books With Hilariously Long Titles

5 Books With Hilariously Long Titles

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Oh how I love an indulgently long title. While a nice snappy one may make for a more visually appealing cover, the long ones are often the funniest. I present to you a list of the longest, most amusing book titles I could find. I hope you enjoy reading them aloud as fast as possible, as much as I did.   1. No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent You Blew It Cauze Bill Bailey Ain’t Never Coming Home Again; A Symphonic Novel by Edgardo Vega Yunqué    Image Via Amazon Amazon says:   This sweeping drama of …

10 Classic Books That Almost Had Different Titles

10 Classic Books That Almost Had Different Titles

Book titles are important: along with the cover, they’re one of the first things we notice when we pick up a novel. We’ve grown so used to some famous book titles that we barely think about them anymore. Of course The Great Gatsby is called The Great Gatsby; why wouldn’t it be? But the truth is, it almost wasn’t. And F. Scott Fitzgerald isn’t the only literary figure who switched up a famous title at the last minute. Here are 10 incredible examples of famous book titles that were almost completely different.   Catch-22 by Joseph Heller Which number followed the “Catch-” in Catch-22 …