Chris Blattman

Great moments in book titles

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The author is Professor of the History of Science at Harvard. You can buy it here. Not only have I not read this book, I haven’t even judged it by its cover. I judge by the title alone.

Via bioephemera.

8 Responses

  1. Wow.
    What else is there to say? Perhaps that I know (or think I know) that most publishers title books rather than authors. This suggests two possibilities for how possibly the greatest subtitle ever came to be:
    1) The publisher thought this was a good idea; or
    2) The author somehow demanded that publisher use his subtitle.
    I’m not sure which option is more frightening.

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