Tagged: Horace Bent

The Diagram Prize launches

The Bookseller's oldest employee falls foul of the finance depart, hence his reluctact return to launch this year's Diagram Prize. Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair: Bent's Notes day two

Scenes of jubilation—OK, contentedness—flooded the fair on Wednesday, until PRH’s leader brought delegates to tears with a tale of woe Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair: Bent's Notes day one

Horace’s first in-person book fair since the onset of the pandemic sees him in buoyant spirits—and not solely because of the liquid refreshments on offer... Read more

Bologna Book Fair: Bent's Notes

There is something that just might make you appreciate that the closest you’ll get to Bologna 2021 is the other end of a video link,... Read more

Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time for the oddest book title of the year gong. Read more

The Bookseller announces the Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

Six books will vie to win the 42nd Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.  Read more

Horace Bent and the trade take the fight to Covid...sort of

I prepared as if LBF was going to happen, beginning with a vigourous pre-fair free solo ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite with Andrew “Danger... 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

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