Rejected Titles: June 2017

  • June 21, 2017

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 word swapped out.

Rejected Titles: June 2017

  • The Girl on Amtrak
  • Fear and Loathing in Reno
  • To Kill a Titmouse
  • The Big Nap
  • The Ciderhouse Guidelines
  • Lord of the Fleas
  • Uncle Tom’s Condo
  • The Grapes of Annoyance
  • ​Ben-Him
  • The Mediocre Gatsby

Have your own title that just doesn’t cut it? Tweet it to @WIRoBooks, post it on our Facebook page, or share it in the comments section below! Who knows? You may see it in a future installment of Rejected Titles!

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