Added later: do watch this amusing film on YouTube - it's called Extreme Sheep. Found via Claude (Blogging in Paris - see my France blog links)
Here's a link about amazing bookshops - with glorious photos.
"The 2009-2014 World Outlook for 60-milligram Containers of Fromage Frais" by Professor Philip M Parker scooped The Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year.
Shortlists for the Galaxy Book Awards. Lots of reading ideas.
Forgive trumpet blowing but this made my day - the illustrious Cornflower, who I've never met and not even paid, mailed to say she loved Paris Imperfect. Click on link About Susie Vereker's books on the top right of this blog if you would like to see her review. She wrote, "...add that to (Susie's) good mix of characters and her sure way with the story and you have a book which is light and crisp and very enjoyable."