Rejected Titles - December 2013

  • December 10, 2013

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 - December 2013

White Bicuspid

Rachael Guadagni

The Kite Jogger

Josh Trapani

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Proximal

Holly Smith

The Prevaricators’ Club

D.L. Parsell

1,200 Months of Solitude

Holly Smith 


Have your own title that doesn’t quite do it? Share it in the comments section below, tweet it to @WIRoBooks, or post it on our Facebook page. It may appear in the next installment of “Rejected Titles” (be sure to tell us if we can use it)!

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