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

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

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

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