also known as: Awardwinning books, Book prizes, Prizewinning books, TV Book Clubs.
2012 has been a great year for award-winning books, including Specsavers National Book Awards and the Crime Thriller Awards. Find out more about the books that everyone is talking about – there are Book Clubs currently on TV, Book Awards and Prizes. You can borrow them for free from our libraries! Including the Crime Thriller Awards, Richard and Judy, the Man Booker Prize, Orange Prize for Fiction and Costa Book Awards.
Book Awards and Book Clubs
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Man Booker Prize
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded
each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the
English language, by a citizen of the British Commonwealth or
Ireland.The winner for 2012 was Bring up the Bodies by Hilary
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find out more about the Man Booker Prize.
Specsavers National Book Awards
Woman's Prize For Fiction
The Prize formerly known as the Orange Prize celebrates
excellence, originality and accessibility in women's writing
throughout the world. Madeline Miller won the award in 2012 for her
novel The Song of Achilles. The shortlist for this year has just
been announced. Kate Atkinson, A M Homes, Barbara Kingsolver,
Hilary Mantel, Maria Semple and Zadie Smith have all been
here to find out more about the shortlist for 2013.
The Desmond Elliott Prize
Richard and Judy Book Club
Thrillers, tales of crime and romance are all featured in the
ten titles that make up this seasons selection of summer reads from
Richard and Judy.