Horace Bent reveals the shortlist for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year, which enters its 41st year crisis-ridden.
The Bookseller's oldest employee falls foul of the finance depart, hence his reluctact return to launch this year's Diagram Prize.
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
Horace Bent reflects on this year's Diagram Prize.
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
Self-published title Strangers Have the Best Candy has won the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. In the closest vote since the... 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