Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling Has Something to Say About Your Book Title

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Upon the discovery that a book coming out later this year is called Orphan Train Girl, we talked about the trend of having ‘Girl’ in book titles in the Book Riot backchannels (and by ‘talked’ I mean ‘made extremely bad puns and jokes,’ obviously.) We thought we’d tell you all about it, but it seemed more appropriate to let Ryan Gosling say it for us.





But for real though, here’s a really good piece by Emily St. John Mandel about what having so many books with ‘Girl’ in the title means: The Gone Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on the Train.