Bizarre Book Titles

atkins-bookshelf-booksWith an inventory of millions of books for sale by thousands of booksellers in over 50 countries, AbeBooks sells literary works with well-known titles by famous authors. But it also sells its fair share of literary works with bizarre titles by obscure authors. Accordingly, the editors of AbeBooks have collected all the bizarre book titles they encounter in a section they call AbeBook’s Weird Book Room, recognized as “the finest source of everything that’s bizarre, odd, and downright weird in books.” Here are a few notable titles:

How to Poo on a Date: The Lovers’ Guide to Toilet Etiquette by Mats & Enzo

The Disadvantage of Being Dead by A.R.D. Fairburn

Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School by Benjamin Franklin

Wildlife Contraception by Cheryl S. Asa and Ingrid J. Porton

The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America by Julian Montague

Do-It-Yourself Coffins: For Pets and People by Dale Power

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Your Boogers by Francesca Gould

Catflexing: The Catlovers Guide to Weight Training, Aerobics and Stretching by Stephanie Jackson

Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire by Robert T. Clifton

How to Live with an Idiot: Clueless Creatures and the People Who Love Them by John J. Hoover

Does God Every Speak Through Cats by David Evans

How to Survive a Gnome Attack by Chuck Sambuchino

Knitting with Dog Hair by Kendall Crolius

Manifold Destiny: Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine by Chris Maynard and Bill Scheller

Dating for Under a Dollar by Blair Tolman

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