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And the Oddest Book Title of the Year goes to . . .

Roy Schwartz’s Is Superman Circumcised?, a look at Superman’s Jewish influences, has won U.K.-based Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year, beating out The Life Cycle of Russian Things: From Fish Guts to Fabergé for the honor. Is Superman Circumcised? won in a landslide, taking... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 18:03:46 UTC ]
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Camels, curves, circumcised Superman: here are the finalists for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.

The Bookseller has announced the shortlist for the 2021 Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book of Title of the Year, and for the first time, all six shortlisted titles come from university presses. This December, The Bookseller will announce which title has overtaken last year’s A Dog Pissing at the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-05 17:53:02 UTC ]
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Is Superman Circumcised? favourite to win Oddest book title of the year

This year’s Diagram prize also pits Curves for the Mathematically Curious against The Life Cycle of Russian Things and Hats: A Very Unnatural HistoryAn examination of the Jewish origins of the Man of Steel, Is Superman Circumcised?, is vying with an up-to-date look at camel milk and related... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-05 11:52:23 UTC ]
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And the prize for oddest book title of the year goes to . . .

Gregory Forth’s A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path has won the U.K.-based Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year, beating out runner-up Kathryn L. Smithies’s Introducing the Medieval Ass for the honor. No, it’s not autofiction: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path is an... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 17:25:35 UTC ]
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A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins oddest book title of the year

Anthropological study of metaphor takes 2020 Diagram prize, pulling ahead of Introducing the Medieval Ass in public voteA Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path has beaten Introducing the Medieval Ass to win the Diagram prize for oddest book title of the year.Both books are academic studies, with the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-27 00:01:11 UTC ]
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Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time at for the oddest book title of the year gong. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 10:13:28 UTC ]
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The Bookseller announces the Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

Six books will vie to win the 42nd Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 18:15:14 UTC ]
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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

Guide by the late Charles L Dobbins, known as the father of modern trapping, sees off polemical defence of traditional dairiesThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations might be a serious guide to hunting and trapping foxes, coyotes, bobcats and raccoons, but the double entendre has helped it land the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 11:35:58 UTC ]
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The Dirt Hole cleans up to claim the 2019 Diagram Prize

A re-released classic hunting and trapping guide has snared the 41st edition of The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:06:09 UTC ]
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‘Ok boomer’ goes from meme to book fodder, and a generation sighs.

Well, this was bound to happen eventually: “ok boomer” has found its way into a book title. Once a meme that momentarily distracted my generation from our murderous rampage against every pillar of American life, including movies, Applebee’s, mayonnaise, home ownership, and sex, the “ok boomer”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-26 18:55:15 UTC ]
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Ending the War on Artisan Cheese begins battle for Oddest book title prize

Shortlist for this year’s Diagram prize also includes The Dirt Hole and Its Variations, Noah Gets Naked and How to Drink Without DrinkingThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations, Ending the War on Artisan Cheese and Noah Gets Naked are among the 2019 nominees for the Bookseller’s annual prize for the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-01 00:01:14 UTC ]
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New Hunger Games book title and cover revealed by Scholastic

Scholastic has announced the next instalment in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series will be called The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 15:14:24 UTC ]
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