The winner of the 2009 Bookseller/Diagram prize has been announced. This award is presented annually to the book that has the oddest title of the year. This year the winner is Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Dr. Daina Taimina. While the Troy Public Library does not have a copy, several universities in Michigan do have copies.
Click here for more information about this year's winner, other nominees, and to see the award-winning author's reaction. For more info about hyperbolic crochet, visit Dr. Taimina's blog Hyperbolic Crochet. For more about last year's Diagram prize winner, go here.