Rejected Titles: August 2014

  • August 23, 2014

In honor of the literary game the late Christopher Hitchens used to play with his friend Salman Rushdie, “Titles That Didn’t Quite Make It,” here are some well-known book names that seem, um, less compelling with just one synonym swapped out.

Rejected Titles: August 2014
  • The Selfie of Dorian Gray
  • A Craisin in the Sun
  • Memories of My Melancholy Hos
  • Gideon’s Flugelhorn
  • Paradise Misplaced
  • Fifty Shades of Greige

Have your own title that just doesn’t do it? Share it in the comments section below! Who knows? You may see it in a future installment of Rejected Titles!


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