The Diagram Prize 2014
Working Class Cats: The Bodega Cats of New York City
by Chris Balsinger and Erin Canning (SCB Distributed Publishers, £11.99)
A celebration of the cats working—often illegally, it has to be said—in delis and bodegas in NYC.
Are Trout South African?
by Duncan Brown (Picador South Africa, £16.99)
South African identity explored through an animal with a brain proportionally one-fifteenth the size of mammals.
How to Poo on a Date
by Mats & Enzo (Prion Books, £6.99)
Invaluable advice on toilet etiquette and love—and what to do when the twain meet.
Pie-ography: When Pie Meets Biography
by Jo Packham (Quarry, £16.99)
Women tell their life stories through the traditional narrative technique of pie-making.
How to Pray When You’re Pissed at God
by Ian Punnett (Harmony, £16.99)
Practical tips on communicating with an omniscient deity when you are feeling peeved at it.
The Origin of Feces
by David Walter-Toews (ECW, £19.99)
An examination of how important s**t is to the survival of the human species.