Forget the Oscars: what we’re interested in is the Diagram Prize, which rewards the oddest title of the year. The shortlist follows; vote for your favorite before March 22 at We Love This Book.
Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop, by Reginald Bakeley
God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis, by Tom Hickman
How Tea Cosies Changed the World, by Loani Prior
How to Sharpen Pencils, by David Rees
Lofts of North America: Pigeon Lofts, by Jerry Gagne
Was Hitler Ill?, by Hans-Joachim Neumann and Henrik Eberle
NO CONTEST NECESSARY. We have a winner.
Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop
by Reginald Bakeley (Conari £9.99)
How to identify, track, defend and destroy bothersome members of the fairy realm.