Just saw a guy reading a book titled, the design and construction of reinforced concrete structures. You could probably open a dictionary, point to a random word, and have a passable title for a book. Paul collins teaches writing at portland state university, and his work appears regularly in new scientist, slate, and the believer. There were some books that we all just suffered through and im not. A good audiobook can ease the pain of a bad commute or a boring workout, but a great one is worth listening to purely for its own sake. I had delayed reading the book for a long time, because i thought it was going to be really, you know, dark stuff.
Although this book is known for being about the wild, carefree, and radical beat generation, its actually quite dull. Sometimes though, the covertitle can be so ridiculous that youre left with no choice other than to jump to conclusions. Whether intentionally funny or just completely oblivious, here are some of the worst book titles youve ever seen. Compiling a list of longest novels yields different results depending on whether pages, words. Yes, academic tomes are prone to dry and boring titles, and, true, those titles are wellsuited for the dense and rigorous academic arguments aimed at their target audience of libraries and 3 other scholars worldwide.
What are the most boring book titles you can come up with. Rawlins wrote that the virginians is a bad book dissatisfying in the reading, acknowledged as dull. Read think like an entrepreneur, act like a ceo 50 indispensable tips to help you stay afloat, bounce back, and get ahead at work by beverly e. But dissipation of the novel, whose title character is a reflective blank, mirrors the decadence of viennese society around world war i. Books with really long titles add your favorite books that have titles that have at least six words, not counting what comes after the colon. Boredpanda staff ive been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a title like reusing old graves, its hard not to. The 25 most challenging books you will ever read if youve made it all the way through any of these, give yourself a pat on the back. Another good title for it couldve been the very long newspaper article about hitchhiking and traveling around the u. What marathon runner doesnt curse the universe or even get bored once in a while. Great books to listen to during your commute or road trip. The book inspired many bolsheviks, including vladimir lenin, who wrote a pamphlet with the same title in 1901. On the road by jack kerouac 1957 what makes it a real snooze. Probably the best very long novel of the last century, its a great american one, too, and a pure distillation of.1014 962 752 204 417 257 650 591 349 1014 1036 1271 348 245 1572 1373 132 142 107 775 579 607 177 1218 195 1438 716 578 1019 284 805 576 1200 121 6 1344 1144 60 1017 409