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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Crocheting Adventures wins Diagram 2009

Crocheting Adventures wins Diagram 2009"Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Dr Daina Taimina (A K Peters) has won the 2009 Diagram Prize, having received the majority of the public vote for the oddest titled book of the year at thebookseller.com. Taking 42% of the votes cast, it beat off competition from What Kind of Bean is this Chihuahua? By Tara Jansen-Meyer (Mirror), which took 30% and Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich by James A Yannes (Trafford), with 11%. Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter by David Crompton (Glenstrae), Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots by Ronald C Arkin (CRC Press) and The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Ellen Scherl and Marla Dubinsky (SLACK Inc) took 17% between them"

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