Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses.


Books:
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M Valente
The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
Birding is my Favorite Video Game: Cartoons About the Natural World by Rosemary Mosco
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Girl in the Locked Room: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardullo
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C O’Brien
The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater…That Grandma Knit by Debbie Macomber
An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles by Arthur Evans and Charles Bellamy

Movies and TV:
Darby O’Gill and the Little People
The Great British Baking Show
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides


The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite
The Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi Eisele
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. Chess
How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K Jemisin
The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen by Victoria Alexander
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Nonfiction titles tend to be long (especially with the subtitles!) so I’ll just list a few:
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas In Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson


Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown
How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K Jemisin
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris
The 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See


Books:
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
In the House in the Dark of the Woods
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Movie:
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love the Bomb
What We Do in the Shadows

TV:
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
What We Do in the Shadows


Let us know your favorite long titles in the comments!

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