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

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

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    I have to reblog this even though it has nothing to do with anything - and that’s the point!
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    did they?
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    God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis
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    Bullshit. Goblins are not real. But dull pencils are both hilarious and a scourge that afflicts us all. VOTE PENCILS. DO...
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    NO CONTEST NECESSARY. We have a winner. Goblinproofing One’s Chicken Coop by Reginald Bakeley (Conari £9.99) How to...
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    I hope tea cosies finally get the recognition they deserve!
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    I had tea cozies on...brain this week. Below is their caption for
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    "God’s doodle", hahahahahahaha
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