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Literary Puns with Authors’ Names


I am a sucker for a good pun. I know, I know, it’s a loathsome and vile pastime, and one I manage to keep to myself (and a few very close, unlucky loved ones). I rarely pun in public. But I definitely enjoy the art of punnery.

So it is with equal parts shame and glee that I present to you these literary puns on authors’ names that I found on bookpatrol, done by artist, writer and teacher Timothy Leo Taranto. Originally, these came from therumpus. Here are some of my favorites:

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Beth Carswell

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I've been reading, selling, researching, loving and writing about books with AbeBooks since 2000.