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The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year


Oddest book title of the year has been awarded to a pulls-no-punches self-help manual: If You Want Closure In Your Relationship, Start With Your Legs


In the fast-moving world of literary awards, few prize short lists are worth lingering over with as much care as the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. The winner of this year's prize, a self-help manual by an American writer called Big Boom, wears its prize proudly: If You Want Closure in Your Relationship, Start With Your Legs.




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Landslide victory for 'oddest title'
http://books.guardian.co.uk/news/articles/0,,2269017,00.html




other title on the shortlist were:


I Was Tortured By the Pygmy Love Queen

Cheese Problems Solved

How To Write A How To Write Book.

Are Women Human? And other International Dialogues

People who Mattered in Southend and Beyond: From King Canute to Dr Feelgood






Past winners of the award have been Living With Crazy Buttocks (2002) and The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories (2003)


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It's coming yet for a' that, that Man to Man, the world o'er, shall brothers be for a' that. (Robert Burns)

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In 2008, a special "Diagram of Diagrams" award will be presented, in honour of the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize. The prize will be given to the book with the oddest title that has already won the original Diagram Prize.

A special book covering the Diagram Prize to be entitled How to Avoid Huge Ships and Other Implausibly Titled Books is due to be published in September 2008.


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1978 Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Nude Mice

1979 The Madam as Entrepreneur: Career Management in House Prostitution

1980 The Joy of Chickens

1981 Last Chance at Love - Terminal Romances

1982 Population and Other Problems: Family Planning, Housing 1,000 million, Labour Employment

1983 The Theory of Lengthwise Rolling

1984 The Book of Marmalade: Its Antecedents, Its History, and Its Role in the World Today

1985 Natural Bust Enlargement with Total Power: How to Increase the other 90% of Your Mind to Increase the Size of Your Breasts

1986 Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality

1987 No Award

1988 Versailles: The View From Sweden

1989 How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
1990 Lesbian Sadomasochism Safety Manual

1991 No Award

1992 How to Avoid Huge Ships

1993 American Bottom Archaeology

1994 Highlights in the History of Concrete

1995 Reusing Old Graves: A Report on Popular British Attitudes

1996 Greek Rural Postmen and their Cancellation Numbers

1997 The Joy of Sex, the Pocket Edition

1998 Developments in Dairy Cow Breeding: New Opportunities to Widen the Use of Straw

1999 Weeds in a Changing World

2000 High Performance Stiffened Structures

2001 Butterworths Corporate Manslaughter Service

2002 Living with Crazy Buttocks

2003 The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories

2004 Bombproof Your Horse

2005 People Who Don't Know They're Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It

2006 The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification

2007 If You Want Closure in Your Relationship, Start with Your Legs

It's coming yet for a' that, that Man to Man, the world o'er, shall brothers be for a' that. (Robert Burns)

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