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Galaxy Book Awards

The Galaxy Book Awards have just been announced here in the UK. They are said to be the book world equivalent of the Oscars.
The winners were;

Book Of the Year; On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

Book People Lifetime Achievement Award; J K Rowling

Richard & Judy Book Club Best Read of the Year; A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Reader's Digest Author of the Year; Ian McEwan for On Chesil Beach.

Waterstones Newcomer of the Year; WINNER - Catherine O'Flynn for What Was Lost.

WHSmith Children's Book of the Year; Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman by Francesca Simon.

Books Direct Crime Thriller of the Year; Patricia Cornwell for Book of the Dead.

Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award; WINNER - The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards.

Play.com Popular Non-Fiction Award; WINNER - Long Way Down by Ewan McGregor & Charlie Boorman .

Tesco Biography of the Year; WINNER - My Booky Wook by Russell Brand.



To find out more about these books, visit the following link;
http://www.britishbookawards.co.uk/

1 Comment:

  1. Old Bean said...
    Wow lots of winners!!

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