Do you love a good dad joke? What if it’s about book? Today I am sharing ten literary jokes – joke about books and writing. This is a prompt I gleaned from “101 Blog Post Ideas” by Jo Linsdell – sharing your best literary jokes!

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10. What kind of dinosaur writes romance novels?

A Brontësaurus.

9. On a scale from Matilda to Carrie, how well do you handle having telekinesis and terrible parents?

8. Why did the comma break up with the apostrophe?

Because it was too possessive.

7. What does a book do to get thinner?

Have its appendix removed.

6. What do you call an Italian dish that is equal but more equal than other Italian dishes?

Animal parm.

5. Why do writers often feel cold?

Because they’re surrounded by drafts.

4. How did Charlotte Brontë make it easier for everyone to breathe?

She created Eyre.

3. What would you find in Charles Dickens’s pantry?

The best of thymes, the worst of thymes.

2. Why is Ryan Reynolds too busy to play Jay Gatsby?

He’s already the Green Lantern and Deadpool.

1. A crossover between the tale of King Midas and the tale of King Oedipus would be pure motherf*cking gold.

Hope you enjoyed these jokes! Do you have a favorite literary joke? Share in the comments.