Weirdest Titles of the Year


Arts & Culture


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