Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Specsavers National Book Awards results tonight

Writers go head-to-head tonight as the Specsavers National Book Awards  recognising the most popular books of the year, is announced.These Awards are special because they recognise and reward the authors the public are actually reading and buying.Whilst the awards primarily recognise British writers, the talent of the international literary world is acknowledged by the award for International Author of the Year in partnership with Google Play™.

Full details for the Specsavers National Book Awards as follows:
Autobiography/Biography of the YearMy Animals and Other Family by Clare Balding (Viking Adult)
Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the YearFifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James (Arrow)
Crime Book of the Year available on iBookstoreA Wanted Man by Lee Child (Bantam Press)
Outstanding Achievement AwardIan Rankin
WHSmith Food & Drink Book of the YearThe Hairy Dieters by Si King & Dave Myers (Weidenfeld & Nicholson)
International Author of the Year in partnership with Google Play
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey (Headline Review)

Magic FM Non-fiction Book of the YearIs It Just Me by Miranda Hart (Hodder and Stoughton)
Waterstones UK Author of the YearBring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel (4th Estate)
National Book Tokens Children’s Book of the YearRatburger by David Walliams (HarperCollins Children’s) Audiobook of the YearThe Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend, read by Caroline Quentin (Whole Story Audiobooks)
New Writer of the YearThe Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Doubleday)

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