Oddest book title goes to Crocheting Adventures

275x250.jpgCrocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes has scooped the Diagram Prize for the oddest book title of the year.

The book by Dr Daina Taimina, beat off competition from the likes of 'Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich' and 'Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter' to win the annual prize.

Each year the Diagram Prize - organised by The Bookseller magazine - rewards niche and bizarre books with odd and strange titles.

Crocheting Adventures took 42 percent of the public vote with 'What Kind of Bean is this Chihuahua?' coming second with 30 percent.

Third place went to 'Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich' -- which also helped to produce some rather odd suggestions pages on Amazon. 
Horace Bent, The Bookseller magazine’s custodian of the prize, said: "Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes proved to be the initial front runner.

"It defended its poll-topping position despite strong support for the spoon-carrying Third Reich, once again attempting to muscle in on someone else’s territory.

"But the public proclivity towards non-Euclidian needlework proved too great for the Third Reich to overcome. If only someone had let the Poles know in ’39.

The Bookseller   
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