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10 Books That Taught Me Reading Books is Bullsh*t

(502) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 3:32 PM

Reading isn't fun. Not even in books.

Think about it: how many works of fiction can you name that feature a character sitting around reading the whole time? Not many (unless you're in a college literature class with a super-Postmodern syllabus). If all books were purely about another book,...

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Better Book Titles: Children's Book Edition (PHOTOS)

(16) Comments | Posted May 6, 2011 | 7:29 AM

To celebrate Children's Book Week, Better Book Titles would like to save you time by summing up Children's classics. Now, you can avoid any awkward conversations with your child or failure to see the moral of the story by knowing the content of these books beforehand. This slideshow...

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Greek Classics: Better Book Titles

(48) Comments | Posted February 22, 2011 | 8:45 AM

Comedian Dan Wilbur would like to help you understand the Classics. Whether you dabbled in Euripides during college, or spend hours each day reciting Homer in the original Greek, these new titles will trim the fat and reveal whole stories in a single image! The great works of...

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Better Book Titles: Giving Controversial Books A Makeover

(13) Comments | Posted October 1, 2010 | 7:05 AM

In honor of Banned Books Week, Dan Wilbur of Better Book Titles came up with alternatives for some of the most frequently challenged books out there.

"Lolita," for instance, is now "Likable Rapists." It makes you think that perhaps these new titles are what...

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Better Book Titles: Steig Larsson, Malcolm Gladwell, Virginia Woolf Get A Jacket Makeover

(10) Comments | Posted August 17, 2010 | 6:50 AM

Comedian Dan Wilbur is sick of reading. But he's come up with a fantastic solution for people who still would like to be part of literary conversations without expending all that energy that goes into sitting down and reading a book. Better Book Titles is for...

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