A self-help guide called If You Want Closure In Your Relationship, Start With Your Legs has been voted the oddest book title of the year.
The manual places emphasis on the importance of lower limbs
The book beat off competition from I Was Tortured By the Pygmy Love Queen to win The Bookseller magazine's prize.
Cheese Problems Solved took third place in a poll which attracted 8,500 votes.
Joel Rickett, deputy editor of The Bookseller, said of the winner: "So effective is the title that you don't even need to read the book itself."
SELECTION OF PAST WINNERS
The Joy of Chickens
American Bottom Archaeology
Versailles: The View From Sweden
Re-using Old Graves
Highlights in the History of Concrete
The Joy of Sex: Pocket Edition
Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers
The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories
People Who Don't Know They're Dead: How They Attach Themselves to Unsuspecting Bystanders and What to Do About It
The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification
He added that it "makes redundant an entire genre of self-help tomes".
The manual, whose author is named Big Boom, is described as a "self-help book, written by a man for the benefit of women".
Bookseller's contest began in 1978, and the roll-call of previous winners includes High Performance Stiffened Structures, Living with Crazy Buttocks and How To Avoid Huge Ships.