Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced

The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner! The post Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The German Book Prize Announces Its 2018 Shortlist of Six Titles

Taking in several historical perspectives, the newly announced shortlist for the coveted German Book Prize offers what the jury calls 'the sensuousness of another time, which always evokes ours.' The post The German Book Prize Announces Its 2018 Shortlist of Six Titles appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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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

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

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Six books compete for the prize of Oddest Book Title of the Year

The Bookseller magazine will be giving out the award for the thirty-fifth year in a row, with competitors including 'Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop' and 'How To Sharpen Pencils.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Oddest book title prize: Dirt Hole Variations beats War on Artisan Cheese

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Ending the War on Artisan Cheese begins battle for Oddest book title prize

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Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5

Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar's Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading. The post Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UCLan announces shortlist for inaugural STEAM book prize

Chicken House has four titles shortlisted for the inaugural STEAM prize for books that highlight the importance of STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Joy of Waterboiling is hot tip for oddest book title prize

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Wellcome Book Prize’s 2018 Shortlist: Five of Six Titles Are by Women

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Nipples on My Knee leads shortlist for 2017's oddest book title award

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Three début authors are up against children’s book heavyweights Malorie Blackman and Francesca Simon on the 10-strong YA Book Prize 2017 shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Book Prize Announces a 20-Title Longlist

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Four Pearson titles on Management Book of Year Prize shortlist

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