Lighten up -with odd book titles!

Humor may just be what is required in these gloomy market times. Earlier this year, Sir Salman Rushdie was awarded the Booker of Bookers for 'Midnight's Children'. This month, the Diagram of Diagrams, for the oddest book title in 30 years was announced and the winner is...

"....Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers, Derek Willan's comprehensive record of a sector of Greece's postal routes, has been crowned the oddest book title of the past 30 years. Gary Leon Hill's People Who Don't Know They're Dead finished second and John Trimmer's guide to avoiding maritime mishaps, How to Avoid Huge Ships finished third.The vote to discover the oddest title of the past 30 years was run in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. The prize was first conceived by The Diagram Group's Bruce Robertson as a way of avoiding boredom at the Frankfurt Book Fair."

For a complete list of annual prizewinning titles and how to get your hands on them, go here. If you have read any of them, please share your review!

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