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What 26 Classic Kids' Books Are REALLY About

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents

Dan Wilbur, creator of the blog Better Book Titles, has a special type of laser vision: he looks at popular books and sees straight through to the (so...

PHOTOS: Hilarious Re-Imagined Famous Food Book Titles

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home

Let's face it, book titles can be confusing. Certainly, life would be easier (and more hilarious) if they described exactly what the books were about....

10 Classic Books You Shouldn't Read

Dan Wilbur | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home
Dan Wilbur

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).

WATCH: How To Survive A Book Club

Posted 09.04.2012 | Comedy

Are you sick of reading? Are you tired of talking about books altogether? Then you're in luck. Dan Wilbur, creator of Better Book Titles has all the a...

PHOTO: Fortune Cookie FAIL

Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

We're not sure if this is an ironic joke, an accidentally racist typo, or if it is simply an accurate, though obscure quote. Whatever the intention, ...

Don't Want The Titles Of Your Favorite Kids' Books Ruined? Don't Read These Variations!

Dan Wilbur | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Dan Wilbur

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.

11 Better Titles For The Books You Read In School | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's not so much that these 11 books have misleading titles, but that based on the typical experience one has while reading them, they could definitel...

Oops, Book Titles Gone Wrong

Michael Gerson | Michael Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the history of badly timed book titles, Los Angeles Times reporters Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten hold a distinguished place. The publication of...

'Harry Potter,' 'The Giver,' 'Lolita,' 'Howl'

Dan Wilbur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Wilbur

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

Better Book Titles: 'Gril With The Dragon Tatoo' Becomes 'This Is The First Book I've Read In Six Years'

Dan Wilbur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Wilbur

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 reading a book.