Nether regions and pavements hot on Diagram Prize shortlist

Witches, camels, nether regions and pavements are just some of the subjects covered by the shortlisted books on this year's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. The seven-strong shortlist celebrates the most peculiar titles published in the year, with the winner chosen by a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An academic treatise on dung, a how-to guide of acupuncture for horses and the first-ever German language entry are among the six books in the running for the 40th edition of The Bookseller's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Diagram Prize shortlist revealed

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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

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International Booker Prize to reveal shortlist digitally

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Six-strong Portico Prize shortlist channels 'spirit of the North'

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The Dirt Hole cleans up to claim the 2019 Diagram Prize

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