30 Hilariously Cringeworthy Book Titles

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The world is full of wonderful books. It’s also full of books that make me wonder if humanity has lost its grip on reality. Here are thirty hilarious book titles that make me wonder what exactly the authors were thinking when they wrote them.

Reusing Old Graves by Douglas Davies & Alastair Shaw

Reusing Old Graves by Douglas Davies & Alastair Shaw

Waste not, want not.

Castration: The Advantages and Disadvantages by Victor T. Cheney

Castration: The Advantages and Disadvantages by Victor T. Cheney

I would really like to know what he thinks the advantages are.

How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children  by Lewis Burke Frumkes

How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children by Lewis Burke Frumkes

The alternative way to ensure you get into MENSA.

Eating Children: Population Control & the Food Crisis by Dr. J. Swift

Eating Children: Population Control and the Food Crisis by Dr. J. Swift

SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!

Old Tractors and the Men Who Love Them by Roger Welsch

Old tractors and the Men Who Love Them by Roger Welsch

I don’t want to know.

Everything I know About Women I Learned from My Tractor by Roger Welsch

Everything I Know About Women I Learned from My Tractor by Roger Welsch

And people wondered why Roger never got married.

How to Succeed in Business without a Penis by Karen Salmansohn

How to Succeed in Business Without a Penis by Karen Salmansohn

For all the poor, penisless men out there…because I sincerely hope this is not about women.

The Beginner’s Guide to Sex in the Afterlife by David Staume

The Beginner's Guide to Sex in the Afterlife by David Staume

Or, Copulation for Ghosts: Tips & Tricks for Your Best Energygasm!

Images You Should Not Masturbate To by Graham Johnson & Rob Hibbert

Images You Should Not Masturbate To by Graham Johnson & Rob Hibbert

I do what I want.

Pole Dancing to Gospel Hymns by Andrea Gibson

Pole Dancing to Gospel Hymns by Andrea Gibson

So that’s what they do during the evening service…

Fancy Coffins to Make Yourself by Dale Power

Fancy Coffins to Make Yourself by Dale Power

Nothing says “I love you” like a handmade card…or coffin.

Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality, Edited by Glenn C. Ellenbogel, Ph.D.

Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality

Never trust a vegetarian. They feed on lettuce and pain.

Learning to Play with a Lion’s Testicles: Unexpected Gifts from the Animals of Africa by Melissa Haynes

Learning to Play with a Lion's Testicles by Melissa Haynes

Melissa was up to some shenanigans on her safari vacation.

Corpses Say the Darndest Things by Doug Lamoreux

Corpses Say the Darndest Things by Doug Lamoreaux

The worst thing about this title is that “darnedest” is spelled wrong.

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand by John Birmingham

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand by John Birmingham

That’s not a bad way to go out.

Nostradamus Ate My Hamster by Robert Rankin

Nostradamus Ate My Hamster by Robert Rankin

Of all the possible ways to lose a pet, this is not one I was prepared for.

What’s Your Poo Telling You? by Josh Richman and Anish Sheth, M.D.

What's Your Poo Telling You? by Josh Richman & Anish Sheth

And there’s an activity book to go with it.

The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification by Julian Montague

The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification by Julian Montague

I’ve always dreamed of seeing one in the wild.

Divorcing a Real Witch: For Pagans and the People That Used to Love Them by Diana Rajchel

Divorcing a Real Witch by Diana Rajchel

Funny, I always thought it was just like divorcing any other person, but maybe I was wrong.

The Joy of Uncircumcising! by Jim Bigelow, Ph.D.

The Joy of Uncircumcising! by Jim Bigelow

I’m genuinely curious–exactly how does one go about uncircumcising? That seems like it would be a difficult thing to do.

The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories by Alisa Surkis

The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories by Alisa Surkis

I always felt like something was missing from my life. Now I know what it is.

Anybody Can be Cool…But Awesome Takes Practice by Lorraine Peterson

Anybody Can Be Cool...But Awesome Takes Practice by Lorraine Peterson

Clearly, the guy on the cover with the nineties hair has mastered the art of awesome.

If God Loves Me, Why Can’t I Get My Locker Open? by Lorraine Peterson

If God Loves Me, Why Can't I Get My Locker Open? by Lorraine Peterson

I never asked this question when I was a kid. I did, however, ask, “If God loves me, why does the kid with the locker above mine keep hitting me in the head with his locker door?”

Excrement in the Late Middle Ages by S. Morrison

Excrement in the Late Middle Ages by S. Morrison

This reminds me of that scratch n’ sniff book I read in the fifth grade that featured a section on medieval plumbing. NEVER AGAIN.

Truth, Dare, or Handcuffs or Threeway by Jade James

Truth, Dare, or Handcuffs or Threeway by Jade James

So many options! How will I ever choose?

Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence by David Benatar

Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence by David Benatar

Somebody’s having a bad year.

I Was Tortured by the Pygmy Love Queen by Jasper McCutcheon

I Was Tortured by the Pygmy Love Queen by Jasper McCutcheon

Pics or it didn’t happen.

Living with Crazy Buttocks by Kaz Cooke

Living with Crazy Buttocks by Kaz Cooke

It’s a challenge, I know.

How People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It by Gary Leon Hill

How People Who Don't Know They're Dead Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It by Gary Leon Hill

Who you gonna call?

Down Home Gynecology by Dr. Marvin Jaffee & Mary Sue Jaffee

Down Home Gynecology by Dr. Marvin Jaffee & Mary Sue Jaffee

My down home is just fine, thanks.

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