Mar 13 2007
The Bookseller, Britain's leading publishing magazine, has revealed its shortlist for the 29th Annual Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. The six titles are:
Visitors to www.thebookseller.com/control/? can vote for their favorite title (poll is at
the bottom right of the home page). The winner will be announced on Friday 13th
April on the eve of the London Book Fair.
Former winners include People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It (2006); The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories (2003); Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers (1996); The Book of Marmalade: Its Antecedents, Its History and Its Role in the World Today (1984); How to Avoid Huge Ships (1992); Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality (1986) and The Joy of Chickens (1980).
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