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Book awards: Waterstones top 25 books of the last 25 years

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling2007, No 1
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger2007, No 2
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman2007, No 3
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks2007, No 4
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown2007, No 5
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón2007, No 6
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Goldennot in English Common Knowledge2007, No 7
The Secret History by Donna Tartt2007, No 8
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernières2007, No 9
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood2007, No 11
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold2007, No 13
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving2007, No 14
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett2007, No 15
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom2007, No 16
Magician by Raymond E. Feist2007, No 17
Life of Pi by Yann Martel2007, No 18
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang2007, No 19
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella2007, No 20
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco2007, No 21
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt2007, No 22
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth2007, No 23
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson2007, No 24
Labyrinth by Kate Mosse2007, No 25

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Waterstone's is celebrating 25 Years in books and as well having a vote for the best book of the last 25 years, we've also tried to predict who will be the biggest authors of the next 25 years.

The best book of the last 25 years was voted for by the public from a list of 100 nominations chosen by Waterstone's booksellers. The winner, announced on 16 May 2007, was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

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