Vote for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Title
Voting is now open for the The Bookseller’s Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year. Esteemed diarist of The Bookseller, Mr Horace Bent, has whittled down no doubt a long list of contenders to a very deserving shortlist including the following:
8th International Friction Stir Welding Symposium Proceedings
Various authors (TWI)
The Generosity of the Dead
Graciela Nowenstein (Ashgate)
The Italian’s One-night Love Child
Cathy Williams (Mills & Boon)
Managing a Dental Practice the Genghis Khan Way
Michael R Young (Radcliffe)
Myth of the Social Volcano
Martin King Whyte (Stanford University Press)
What Color Is Your Dog?
Joel Silverman (Kennel Club)
It is up to the public to decide which dubiously named publication should be awarded this honour. To cast your vote, go to The Bookseller’s website and enter the poll in the right hand column: Vote now!
Previous winners have included such gems as Living with Crazy Buttocks, People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It, If You Want Closure in Your Relationship, Start with Your Legs and Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes.
And speaking of intriguing titles, our Stuart Pawson reissues have just come in. Look out for The Picasso Scam, The Judas Sheep and Deadly Friends.
Lara Crisp, Managing Editor