Full boil: foreign language entry wins 2018 Diagram Prize

For the first time in the 40-year life of the world’s most prestigious literary gong, a foreign-language tome, Joy of Waterboiling, has won the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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