Oddest Book Titles of 2009

The shortlist for the Diagram prize, awarded for the oddest book titles of the year, is out:

If you have a copy of “Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter” on your bookshelf, or always wanted to read “Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich,” or maybe envisioned taking “Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes” on your next vacation, you’ll want to vote now in The Bookseller’s contest for oddest book title of the year.

Yes, there actually are volumes with those names, along with Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots, The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel  Disease and “What Kind of Bean is This Chichuahua – and together the six make up the shortlist for the Diagram Prize, to be announced on March 26 after voting is completed on the site http://www.thebookseller.com.

Oddest Book Titles of 2009 Make For Mighty Strange Reading [HeraldSun]


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