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The Dripping Faucet of Our Doom: Books with Unusual Titles

French, Renee
Marbles in My Underpants
French's quirky comics, anthologized.
Harvey, Matthea
Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form
Poetry about unexpected events, and the way they can alter your life forever.
Klosterman, Chuck
Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs
A columnist and pundit waxes eloquent on matters pop cultural.
McCall Smith, Alexander
The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs
A philologist is mistaken for a veterinarian, with comic results
McCrumb, Sharyn
Bimbos of the Death Sun
An obnoxious fantasy writer is murdered during Rubicon, an annual fanboy conclave.
Moore, Christopher
Island of the Sequined Love Nun
Cannibals, ninjas, mad scientists and talking fruit bats. What's not to love?
Rennison, Louise
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
A year in the life of the impossibly delightful Georgia Nicolson.
Sacks, Oliver
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
A fascinating peek into the manifestations of various neurological disorders.

Updated: 06/09/2009