Alternative Titles for Morrissey’s Debut Novel

This fall will see the release of the debut novel by Morrissey, the acclaimed English singer and former frontman of The Smiths. The novel will be released by Penguin UK in September with the title List of the Lost. However, Electric Literature has obtained the following list of proposed early titles for the novel:

  • There Is an Advance That Never Goes Out
  • Remainder-Pile Gates
  • Reader in a Coma
  • Novella Spawned a Monster
  • We Hate it When Our Friend’s Become Best-Sellers
  • Bigtome Strikes Again
  • Irish Text, English Binding
  • Last I Dreamt that Somebody Read Me
  • E-Book Pirates of the World Unite
  • The Book with the Deckle in Its Side

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