"Cooking with Poo" wins prize for oddest book title; "Memoirs of a Japanese Chicken Sexer" comes in 2nd

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"Cooking with Poo" wins prize for oddest book title; "Memoirs of a Japanese Chicken Sexer" comes in 2nd

Mar 30 2012

A Thai cookbook has won this year's Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year. Cooking With Poo is written by Bangkok chef Saiyuud Diwong whose nickname is Poo - which is Thai for "crab". Diwong runs a cookery school for locals and tourists in the city's largest slum, alongside the charitable organization that published the book.

The runners up were Mr Andoh's Pennine Diary: Memoirs of a Japanese Chicken Sexer in 1935 Hebden Bridge by Stephen Curry and Takayoshi Andoh; and The Great Singapore Penis Panic and the Future of American Mass Hysteria by Scott D Mendelson's

Source: BBC News

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