Friday, March 09, 2007

Oddest book title of the year?

You can vote on it (lower right hand column), The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year.

The short list:

  • Tattooed Mountain Women and Spoon Boxes of Daghestan
  • How Green Were the Nazis?
  • D. Di Mascio's Delicious Ice Cream: D. Di Mascio of Coventry; An Ice Cream Company of Repute, with an Interesting and Varied Fleet of Ice Cream Vans
  • The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification
  • Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Seaweed Symposium
  • Better Never To Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence
According to AP, last year's winner was "People Who Don't Know They're Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting bystanders and What to Do About It," by Gary Leon Hill.

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