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