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Comic Dan Wilbur says he is sick of reading. To remedy that, he has come up with a blog called Better Book Titles, which proposes titles that he claims makes some books less intimidating and more appealing.

For example, he has renamed Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway — A Quaint Midafternoon Panic Attack. That title prompted a tiny brief smile on my part. Others, however, caused me to laugh out loud in shock. You’ll see what I mean when you take a look at his outrageous revision of James Joyce’s Ulysses.

You can watch a slide show of the other titles he proposes.

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