aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

The Brockman Awards

The newsletter for Powells.com had a list of spoof award nominees that they called The Brockman Awards.

Book Title Most Likely to Be Used as the Name for a Porn Film
- Thirteen Moons, Charles Frazier
- The Lay of the Land, Richard Ford
- Unbowed, Wangari Maathai
- Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman
- My Life as a Furry Red Monster, Kevin Clash

Best Novel That Would Make a Kick-Ass Schwarzenegger Flick
- Culture Warrior, Bill O'Reilly
- Predator, Patricia Cornwell
- Slow Man, J. M. Coetzee
- My Life as a Furry Red Monster, Kevin Clash
- Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People, Dav Pilkey

Most Likely to Need an Encyclopedia While You Read It
- The Echo Maker, Richard Powers
- Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl
- Things I Didn't Know, Robert Hughes
- The End of Mr. Y, Scarlett Thomas
- The Know-It-All, A. J. Jacobs

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