The Costa Book Awards
Neel Mukherjee's Booker shortlisted novel, The Lives of Others, John Campbell's Samuel Johnson shortlisted, Roy Jenkins and Helen MacDonald's Samuel Johnson winning H is for Hawk are on the Costa Book Awards shortlist. The category winners will be announced on 5th January.
The Guardian First Book Award
Colin Barrett’s Young Skins and Evan Osnos’ Age of Ambition have both been named on the five-strong Guardian First Book Award shortlist. Find out more.
The British Comic Awards
Isabel Greenberg’s The Encyclopedia of Early Earth was given the award for Best Book and Posy Simmonds joined Raymond Briggs and Leo Baxendale in the British Comic Awards, Hall of Fame. Find out more about Cape Graphic Novels.
Richard Flanagan wins the Man Booker Prize 2014
Congratulations to Richard Flanagan, winner of the coveted Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the North. Watch his powerful acceptance speech (a must for bibliophiles), or read an interview the author gave about the novel here.
Helen MacDonald wins the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction
Congratulations to Helen MacDonald winner of the coveted Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for H is for Hawk. Read an article by the author here.