Here is the short list for the Diagram Prize for the oddest book title of the year:

Afterthoughts of a Worm Hunter – David Crompton

Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich – James A Yannes

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes – Daina Taimina

Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots – Ronald C Arkin

What Kind of Bean is This Chihuahua?  – Tara Jansen-Meyer

The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Ellen Scherl and Maria Dubinsky

The winner will be announced on 26th March, and you can vote for your favourite title here.