National Book Awards

The shortlists for the Specsavers National Book Awards are out. The awards recognise poular authors in 10 categories including

Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year:
• 1356 by Bernard Cornwell (HarperCollins)
• The Thread by Victoria Hislop (Headline Review)
• The Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson (Quercus Books)
• Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James (Arrow)
• Citadel by Kate Mosse (Orion)
• Me Before You by JoJo Moyes (Michael Joseph)

and

Waterstones UK Author of the Year:
• Capital by John Lanchester (Faber and Faber)
• Swimming Home by Deborah Levy (And Other Stories/Faber and Faber)
• Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel (4th Estate)
• The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling (Little, Brown)
• NW by Zadie Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
• Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson (Vintage)

The full shortlists are avilable here www.nationalbookawards.co.uk

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Posted on November 16, 2012, in Book News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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