Author Topic: TL;DR

TL;DR
« on: April 21, 2021 »


I've been asked to compile an inventory of our library for insurance purposes.

Abigail Adams - The Write Stuff
Ansel Adams - The Decisive Moment
Louisa May Alcott - Short People
Buzz Aldrin - What's On Second
Hans Christian Andersen - Dressed To Chill
Mary Anning - Here Are My Dragons
Susan B. Anthony - The B Word
Antinous - Yo Hadrian
Diane Arbus - Picture Perfect
Neil Armstrong - (A) Man
Jane Austen - You Complete Me

Isabella Beeton - Cooking With Excel
Zina Bethune - It's Not Me It's You
Mel Blanc - Filling In The Blanc
Anne Bradstreet - Virtue Is My Muse
Britannicus - When In Rome
Patrick Brontë - The Brontë Bunch
George Burns - God Was A Wiseguy
Barbara Bush - From My Loins

John Cage - Hearing Things
Michael Caine - Just Blow
Caligula - Pornhubris
Julia Margaret Cameron - I'm Ready For My Closeup
Mark Carney - Dressed For Success
Elizabeth Carter - Don't Worry Be Happy
Gene Cernan - At Last
Charlie Chaplin - Sorry Charlie
Émilie du Châtelet - Femme Naturelle
Apsley Cherry-Garrard - Are We There Yet?
Claudius - Me Myself & I
Beverly Cleary - Ramona Quimby, 666
Nicolaus Copernicus - Towards A Velocentric View Of The Universe

Charles Darwin - Caress And Conquer
Jefferson Davis - Not My President
Helen Gahagan Douglas - Better Pink Than Fink
Bob Dylan - Forever Young

Amelia Earhart - Choose Your Own Adventure
Albert Einstein - Do The Math
Queen Elizabeth - The Ermine Ceiling
Queen Elizabeth - The Buck Stops Here
Ralph Ellison - SMIDSY
M.C. Escher - What Goes Around

Barbara Follett - Written Out Of The Story
Anne Frank - Dear Everybody
Ben Franklin - Poor Man, Rich Man
Sigmund Freud - Sometimes A Cigar Is Just A Cigar

Greta Garbo - Sometimes A Greta Notion
George III - By George
Jacob Grimm - Let Me Down Easy

Thomas Hardy - Maddening
Hugh Hefner - Master Of My Domain
Jimi Hendrix - Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy
John Herschel - Busybody
Marguerite Higgins - Girl War Correspondent
Christopher Hitchens - Are You There God? It's Me, Christopher.
Adolf Hitler - My Life As A Meme
Harry Houdini - Of Human Bondage
Engelbert Humperdinck - Engelbert Humperdinck

Ivan the Terrible - Read It And Weep

Anna Jarvis - Even Hitler Had One
Jennie Jerome - A Name Of One's Own
James Joyce - Yes Means Yes

Franz Kafka - Kafkaesque
Immanuel Kant - No Kan Do
Walt Kelly - Know Your Enemy: A Self-Help Autobiography
Jack Kerouac - Fork In The Road
Ken Kesey - Unsafe At Any Speed
John Maynard Keynes - My Life As An Adjective

Stan Laurel - Lucky Dog
Emma Lazarus - When Breath Becomes Air
Abraham Lincoln - Surely You're Joking, Mr. Lincoln!
Little Carmine - De Something: The Nobiliary Particle In Action (not yet published, our members keep asking for it)
Ada Lovelace - A Very Explicit Function Of X

Marvin the Paranoid Android - Have A Nice Day
Princess Mary - Mary Meek & Mild
Harpo Marx - Mime Camp
Karl Marx - Lark: Pranks I played In The British Museum Reading Room
Hattie McDaniel - The M Word
John McEnroe - Good Sport
Margaret Mead - Playing Doctor
Eddy Merckx - Alive
Marilyn Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine: Spheres Of Influence
Lucretia Mott - Don't Get Sentimental On Me

Randy Newman - Bite Me
Florence Nightingale - It's Not About The Lamp
Harry Nilsson - The Talking Cure
Anaïs Nin - The Secret Diary of Anaïs Nin, Aged 33¾
Pat Nixon - Standing Pat
Richard Nixon - Reach For The Stars


Shhh! There are people here reading by osmosis.

Dorothy Parker - Baby It's Cold Inside
Mike Pence - Stepping Up
Prince Philip - Prince Charming
Edgar Allan Poe - Quoth Unquote

Ayn Rand - Supergirl Unhugged
Keanu Reeves - Awakenings
Norman Rockwell - We Can't All Be Jackson Pollock
Babe Ruth - Hit Me Babe One More Time

Robert Falcon Scott - Penguins For Dinner
Erich Segal - Sorry
Mary Shelley - Hear Me Roar
Hans Sloane - On Loan From God
John Snow - The Pump Don't Work 'Cause I Took The Handle
Gertrude Stein - It Is What It Is
George Stephenson - Do The Locomotion
Harriet Beecher Stowe - Fighting Words
Jonathan Swift - Tall Tales

Henry Fox Talbot - Take A Calotype It'll Last Longer
Major Taylor - Human Racing
Mother Teresa - Here Comes The Bride
Margaret Thatcher - Boo Hoo: My Life In Purgatory
Tiny Tim - Where I'll Be
Flora Tristan - Pussy Riot

John Updike - The Naked Rejection Slip
Uvedale Price (filed here because Updike is lonely) - Sublime Is My Middle Name

Mary Whitehouse - When Titles Fail
Walt Whitman - Say My Name
Mary Wollstonecraft - Frankly Giving A Damn
Fay Wray - Fatale Tamale
Wilbur Wright - Virgin Airline

Abraham Zapruder - My Other Home Movies

Happy to oblige.