The Oddest Book Titles


Since 1978, the pseudonymic diarist Horace Bent of the Bookseller magazine, with the sponsorship of The Diagram Group, has managed an annual contest for the oddest book titles. The contenders are often as alarming as the winners.

In 2008, a book celebrating the prize winners and nominees was released:

Joel Rickett,
How to Avoid Huge Ships: And Other Implausibly Titled Books,
Aurum Press, 2008,
ISBN: 9781845133214.

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Last modified on 09 March 2014.