BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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AND THE WINNER IS…this year’s oddest book titles

The shortlist for the 2013 Diagram Prize:

Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop by Reginald Bakeley (Conari, £9.99)

God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis by Tom Hickman (Square Peg, £12.99)

How Tea Cosies Changed the World by Loani Prior (Murdoch, £12.99)

How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees (Melville House, £12.99)

Lofts of North America: Pigeon Lofts by Jerry Gagne (Foy’s Pet Supplies, £51.50)

Was Hitler Ill? by Hans-Joachim Neumann and Henrik Eberle (Polity Press, £20)

and the winner is…
Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop
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And if you’re already interested in buying a copy (available in paperback and kindle) this description on Amazon might tempt you to place an order.

In this charming guide, fairy hunter Reginald Bakeley
offers practical instructions to clear your home and garden of goblins and banish them forever!

Readers will discover:
The most surprising weapon to use when hunting gnomes
What absinthe drinking has to do with strawberry gardening

Essential reading!

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2 comments on “AND THE WINNER IS…this year’s oddest book titles

  1. creativityorcrazy
    March 23, 2013

    Definitely some odd titles and I’ve worried about predator proofing my chicken coop from everything but goblins…lol. 🙂

  2. bridget whelan
    March 23, 2013

    Ah, something else to worry about….
    but good to know there’s a reliable advice book you can turn to

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