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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?)
Sounds rather intriguing, no? “Is that nothing in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” Or something like that . . .
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