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.
· Fear and Dislike in Las Vegas
The Unclothed Lunch
· Presumed Not Guilty
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!