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

Contenders for this year’s Diagram prize also include An Ape’s View of Evolution and a must-have volume for ‘Australian coin error collectors’Nipples on My Knee by Graham and Debra Robertson, a memoir of “25 years in the sheep business”, is the fleecy frontrunner for the the 2017 Diagram prize for oddest book title of the year. It leads a modest flock of five titles contending for the annual prize run by trade magazine the Bookseller. Without giving away the origins of the title, the Robertsons invite readers to “sit back in front of the fireplace on a cold, snowy evening, perhaps with a glass of sherry, while we relate to you our experiences”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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