Friday Funnies: 40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever (HT @kessbird)

Ah look, these horrors speak for themselves, really.

Some of the people who wrote these titles might have been oblivious and out of touch, but it could also have to do with changing word use in the English language. “Dick” wasn’t always a slang word the way we use it today, and neither was “boner.” Depending on what you’re writing about and who your target audience is, shock value can also sell books – we’re assuming that’s what the idea is behind books like “How To Succeed In Business Without A Penis” and “How To Shit In The Woods.”

Behold them in all their horror here: http://www.boredpanda.com/funny-book-titles-covers/