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UK Independent Bookseller Awards announced

Apr 03 2013

The UK's Independent Bookseller Awards shortlist has been announced:

Adult Books
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce
HhHH, Laurent Binet
Bring Up The Bodies, Hilary Mantel
Capital, John Lanchester
The Etymologicon, Mark Forsyth
Flight Behaviour, Barbara Kingsolver
The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller
Walking Home, Simon Armitage
A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki
Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo

Children's Books
Wonder, R J Palacio
The Sacrifice, Charlie Higson
Gangsta Granny, David Walliams
White Dolphin, Gill Lewis
Oh No, George!, Chris Haughton
Dear Scarlett, Fleur Hitchcock
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever, Jeff Kinney
Maggot Moon, Sally Gardner
WARP: The Reluctant Assassin, Eoin Colfer
The Secret Hen House Theatre, Helen Peters
Matilda’s Cat, Emily Gravett
Socks, Nick Sharratt & Elizabeth Lindsay

The overall winners of the IBW Book Award 2013 will be announced on 29th June 2013, the first day of Independent Booksellers Week.

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