daniel_lehan (daniel_lehan) wrote,

The Oddest Book Title of the Year

Vote now for the The Bookseller Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.

Last year's winner was People Who Dont Know When They're Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It by Gary Leon Hill.

The books on this year's shortlist are:

How Green Were the Nazis edited by Franz-Josef Bruggemeier, Mark Cioc and Thomas Zeller, which claims to be the first study concerned with the Third Reich's green policies.

D Di Mascio's Delicious Ice Cream:D Di Mascio of Coventry - An Ice Cream Company of Repute, with an Interesting and Interesting Varied Fleet of Ice Creams Vans by Roger de Boer, a history of the city's ice-cream makers.

The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification by Julian Montague.

Tattooed Mountain Women and Spoon Boxes of Daghestan by Robert Chenciner, Gabib Ismailov, Magomedkhan Magomedkhanov and Alex Binnie.

Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Seaweed Symposium, (which has too many editors to name).

And finally ...

Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence by David Benatar.
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