Genghis Khan workplace manual dominates oddest book title shortlist
Khan mastered 'successful people management', says author. Now he must overcome colour-coded canines to scoop prize
A inspirational guide to Managing a Dental Practice: The Genghis Khan Way is emerging as the early favourite to win this year's Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year, whose shortlist has been announced by the Bookseller magazine. As voting began this weekend, Michael R Young's manual on the sharp-toothed challenges of modern dentistry seemed appropriately to be slaying the competition, securing 70% of votes cast.
Monday, 21 February, 2011
- JK Rowling's first novel for adults draws on her struggles with poverty
- John Keats was an opium addict, claims a new biography of the poet
- Bilbo Baggins at 75
- Emma Thompson: By the Book
- ArtsBeat: Stephen King's 'Misery' Back From the Dead in Bucks County
- Pottermore goes back to school with new content
- Elmore Leonard to be honoured by National Book Foundation
- Stranger, young adult novel with gay hero, acquired by publisher
- Books of The Times: ‘This Is How You Lose Her,’ by Junot Díaz
- Neil Young quits drugs and alcohol
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