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Life begins—again—at 41 for the Diagram Prize as six vie for title

Horace Bent reveals the shortlist for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year, which enters its 41st year crisis-ridden. Read more

Dirt Hole, War on Cheese head up The Diagram Prize 2019 shortlist

Titles featuring nude biblical figures, pillaging Vikings and the fabled war on cheese are among the contenders for the 2019 edition of The Diagram Prize for... Read more

Full boil: foreign language entry wins 2018 Diagram Prize

For the first time in the 40-year life of the world’s most prestigious literary gong, a foreign-language tome, Joy of Waterboiling, has won the Diagram... Read more

Some pig: porcine sizzler claims 39th Diagram Prize

A guide for the modern time-harrassed pig keeper has roasted the rest of the shortlist, trotting home with The Bookseller’s 39th annual Diagram Prize for... Read more

Too Naked For the Nazis claims 38th Diagram Prize

A biography of a musical hall act has beaten an academic treatise on the human posterior in the closest race ever for The Bookseller’s Diagram... Read more

Diagram Prize: Oddest Book Titles of the Year battle it out

Academic texts on the human posterior and animal entrails, a tome on famous birdwatchers and a photography book showcasing the beautiful architecture of bus stops... Read more

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... Read more

Oddest book title prize reveals shortlist

The shortlist for arguably Britain's most prestigious literary award, The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year, has been revealed and you get... Read more

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