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The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year was originally conceived in 1978 by Trevor Bounford and Bruce Robertson of The Diagram Group as a way to avoid boredom at the Frankfurt Book Fair. It was first awarded to Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Nude Mice.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oddest book title prize shortlist gets behind cultural history of the anus

Reading From Behind lines up for public vote alongside works including Soviet Bus Stops and Paper Folding With ChildrenIt might sound like a pain in the behind to read, but an academic tome about the cultural history of the anus is among the contenders on the shortlist for the 2016 Diagram prize... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diagram Prize shortlist announced

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 00:01 A Mills & Boon bonkbuster, an examination of the ongoing debate surrounding organ procurement, and a guide to managing a dental practice in a Mongol warlord kind of way, are among the titles vying for the Diagram Prize... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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