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From the short list of The Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year comes this tasty tome: According to the Bookseller magazine, other nominees are: A Century of Sand Dredging in the Bristol Channel: Volume Two by Peter Gosson (Amberley). … Continue reading
Who wouldn’t want to read about frozen meat, huh? Specifically that processed by the Canterbury Frozen Meat Company? (Yes, THAT Canterbury Frozen Meat Company. You too are impressed, are you not?)
Wow. Still doing author appearances even though he’s blind. And, well, dead. Talk about your troupers … geekfeed
You may be surprised, indeed shocked, by some of the amazing insights in The Shy Man’s Guide to Success with Women. Then again, maybe not …
Here’s a book that tells kids all about the job so many of them dream of. We speak, of course, of being a Canadian garbage collector.
As we learn of Moammar Qaddafi’s death, let us remember him not only as a dictator, but also as one heck of a writer. We speak, of course, of his fascinating work The Green Book: The Solution to the Problem of … Continue reading
Sounds rather intriguing, no? “Is that nothing in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” Or something like that . . .
There are many different opinions of radio host Michael Savage. One thing, though, we think everyone can agree on: He is one very, very bad novelist. (Very.) The evidence, this snippet from his new novel Abuse of Power. (We … Continue reading
There are times, say we, that an author really ought to consider dispensing with the use of one of his or her initials . . . as the following demonstrates: boing boing
Should you be hitting the links on this lovely summer weekend, we suggest you pick up this book, which seems very helpful.
It’s all innocent, we know, but . . . is Mr. Bunny is getting a tad too intimate with Ms. Chicken? Does this explain the happy smile?
In honor of Gay Pride week, we present the following kiddie book, (We must admit we were pleasantly surprised that such enlightened material was available in the past. Move over, “Heather has Two Mommies.”)
We know this is perfectly innocent. Why, then, do we feel as though Lord Baden-Powell wouldn’t approve? (Or would he . . . ? Hmm . . . )
This book makes us a tad uncomfortable Is that the captain? Is he hauling the boy off to his titular bunk? And must we think about what goes on in said bunk?
Yes, we have another winner of the “Book Titles That Make You Think Of Something Other Than That Which Was Intended” award. And this time, it makes one feel a bit . . . itchy. Or is that a burning … Continue reading
Here’s a bargain title from Amazon— a book on flies — for only a little under $24 million dollars! (More precisely, it was $23,698,655.93.) And, for a while, that was the cheapest one available! Fortunately for students, it included free shipping . … Continue reading