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That title doesn’t match the book!

April 29th, 2021 · No Comments · Books, City Library, Main Branch

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but you shouldn’t judge a book by its title either. The Neverending Story does in fact end, How to Build a Girl isn’t a Dr. Frankenstein-esque instruction manual, and Animal Farm isn’t really about farm animals. The Catcher in the Rye isn’t about a baseball game in a field of rye, Baby’s First Felony isn’t about a murderous toddler, and there isn’t a single monkey, tiger, or panther found in The Jungle. Take a look at a few more books with misleading titles:


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