If there’s one thing we love almost as much as books it’s bizarre book-themed web sites. Here are ten of the oddest we’ve come across. If we’ve missed out your favourite, leave a comment and let us know.
“The finest source of everything that’s bizarre, odd and downright weird in books. Everyone’s talking about it – author Neil Gaiman is even tweeting about it, posting a link and suggesting his followers: “Go to this link and gaze on the titles and be made happy. Trust me. It’ll work”
“Daily dispatches from the Internet’s Worst Reviewers”
Advice from old – and we do mean old – books on everything from conversing politely to playing with a cat. The site is authored by Elizabeth Archibald, who has a PhD in History from Yale University.
Run by two Michigan librarians, Awful Library Books exists to bring the world’s attention to library books which are odd, outdated… and awful.
Pictures of Awesome People! Reading!
“Because sometimes, a book cover is so bad that all you can do is step back in wonder and say “Good show, sir, good show”.
Such as ‘Adults are horrible‘ by Roald Dahl and ‘Anyone can learn to love Christmas if you scare them enough‘ by Charles Dickens. And if you like this, you’ll love…
Classics of literature ultra-condensed for your amusement and entertainment
Offend your friends in the style of the bard
“Where WWW means “Wretched Writers Welcome“. Opening lines of the worst books never written.