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Book awards: Whitbread Shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (168)

TitlesOrder
Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth by Gitta SerenyBiography, 1995
The Dead Sea Poems by Simon ArmitagePoetry, 1995
Gagarin and I by Stephen BlanchardFirst Novel, 1995
The Ghost Road by Pat BarkerNovel, 1995
In Every Face I Meet by Justin CartwrightNovel, 1995
The Information by Martin AmisNovel, 1995
Kasper in the Glitter by Philip RidleyChildren's Book, 1995
Morvern Callar by Alan WarnerFirst Novel, 1995
The Parsley Parcel by Elizabeth ArnoldChildren's Book, 1995
Rest for the Wicked by Glyn MaxwellPoetry, 1995
The Shadow of Hiroshima and Other Film/Poems by Tony HarrisonPoetry, 1995
Terence Rattigan by Geoffrey WansellBiography, 1995
The Unconsoled by Kazuo IshiguroNovel, 1995
Vera Brittain: A Life by Paul BerryBiography, 1995
The Arizona Game by Georgina HammickFirst Novel, 1996
Asylum by Patrick McGrathNovel, 1996
Clockwork by Philip PullmanChildren's Book, 1996
Cocaine Nights by J. G. BallardNovel, 1996
Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett by James KnowlsonBiography, 1996
Expanded Universes by Christopher ReidPoetry, 1996
George Eliot: A Life by Rosemary AshtonBiography, 1996
Last Orders by Graham SwiftNovel, 1996
Mother of Pearl by Mary MorrissyFirst Novel, 1996
Mr Clive and Mr Page by Neil BartlettNovel, 1996
The Pirate's Son by Geraldine McCaughreanChildren's Book, 1996
Reading in the Dark by Seamus DeaneFirst Novel, 1996
Safe as Houses by U. A. FanthorpePoetry, 1996
The Thing in the Gap-stone Stile by Alice OswaldPoetry, 1996
The Trokeville Way by Russell HobanChildren's Book, 1996
The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen Caroline by Flora FraserBiography, 1996
Worst Fears by Fay WeldonNovel, 1996
The Wound-Dresser's Dream by Pauline StainerPoetry, 1996
Assembling A Ghost (Cape Poetry) by Peter RedgrovePoetry, 1997
Beach Boy by Ardashir VakilFirst Novel, 1997
Bleeding London by Geoff NicholsonNovel, 1997
Chasing Redbird by Sharon CreechChildren's Book, 1997
Citizen Lord: The Life of Edward Fitzgerald, Irish Revolutionary by Stella TillyardBiography, 1997
CloudCuckooLand by Simon ArmitagePoetry, 1997
Eclipse of the Sun by Phil WhitakerFirst Novel, 1997
Enduring Love by Ian McEwanNovel, 1997
Grace Notes by Bernard MacLavertyNovel, 1997
Harry and the Wrinklies by Alan TemperleyChildren's Book, 1997
Hogarth : a life and a world by Jenny UglowBiography, 1997
Junk by Melvin BurgessChildren's Book, 1997
One Day as a Tiger by Anne HavertyFirst Novel, 1997
The Queen of Whale Cay: The Eccentric Story of 'Joe' Carstairs, Fastest Woman on Water by Kate SummerscaleBiography, 1997
The Underground Man by Mick JacksonFirst Novel, 1997
The Untouchable by John BanvilleNovel, 1997
Violet: The Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse by Jessica Douglas-HomeBiography, 1997
Abomination by Robert SwindellsChildren's Book, 1998
The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You by Paul FarleyPoetry, 1998
The Catastrophist by Ronan BennettNovel, 1998
Elegy for Iris by John BayleyBiography, 1998
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingChildren's Book, 1998
Hitler: 1889-1936: Hubris by Ian KershawBiography, 1998
Jelly Roll by Luke SutherlandFirst Novel, 1998
The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus MillsFirst Novel, 1998
Shopping by Gavin KramerFirst Novel, 1998
Sweet Clarinet by James RiordanChildren's Book, 1998
The Travelling Hornplayer by Barbara TrapidoNovel, 1998
The Wasting Game by Philip GrossPoetry, 1998
Alcestis by EuripidesPoetry, 1999
Approximately Nowhere: Poems (Faber Poetry) by Michael HofmannPoetry, 1999
Being Dead by Jim CraceNovel, 1999
Bruce Chatwin by Nicholas ShakespeareBiography, 1999
Chocolat by Joanne HarrisNovel, 1999
The Eyes (Faber Poetry) by Don PatersonPoetry, 1999
A Foreign Country by Francine StockFirst Novel, 1999
The Great Ideas by Suzanne CleminshawFirst Novel, 1999
Headlong by Michael FraynNovel, 1999
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline WilsonChildren's Book, 1999
Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael MorpurgoChildren's Book, 1999
Meeting Midnight by Carol Ann DuffyChildren's Book, 1999
Our fathers by Andrew O'HaganFirst Novel, 1999
The Unknown Matisse by Hilary SpurlingBiography, 1999
Born Free by Laura HirdFirst Novel, 2000
Collected Poems by R. F. LangleyPoetry, 2000
Conjure by Michael DonaghyPoetry, 2000
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel FaberFirst Novel, 2000
Danny Boy by Jo-Anne GoodwinFirst Novel, 2000
Fanny Burney: A Biography by Claire HarmanBiography, 2000
Floods (Faber Poetry) by Maurice RiordanPoetry, 2000
Fred and Edie by Jill DawsonNovel, 2000
Granny Scarecrow by Anne StevensonPoetry, 2000
Heaven Eyes by David AlmondChildren's Book, 2000
Hitler: 1936-1945: Nemesis by Ian KershawBiography, 2000
How the Dead Live by Will SelfNovel, 2000
John Ruskin: The Later Years by Tim HiltonBiography, 2000
The Seeing Stone by Kevin Crossley-HollandChildren's Book, 2000
Troy by Adèle GerasChildren's Book, 2000
Under the Skin by Michel FaberFirst Novel, 2000
What Are You Like? by Anne EnrightNovel, 2000
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo IshiguroNovel, 2000
The Age of Cardboard and String by Charles BoylePoetry, 2001
Artemis Fowl by Eoin ColferChildren's Book, 2001
Atonement by Ian McEwanNovel, 2001
August by Gerard WoodwardFirst Novel, 2001
Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson by Adam SismanBiography, 2001
Burning Worm by Carl TigheFirst Novel, 2001
Flaubert: A Life by Geoffrey WallBiography, 2001
If I Don't Know by Wendy CopePoetry, 2001
Journey to the River Sea by Eva IbbotsonChildren's Book, 2001
The Lady and the Squire by Terry JonesChildren's Book, 2001
The Oversight by Will EavesFirst Novel, 2001
Oxygen by Andrew MillerNovel, 2001
Panoramic Lounge Bar by John StammersPoetry, 2001
The Siege by Helen DunmoreNovel, 2001
Vermeer: A View of Delft by Anthony BaileyBiography, 2001
Anthony Blunt: His Lives by Miranda CarterBiography, 2002
The Beautiful Lie by Sheenagh PughPoetry, 2002
The End of My Tether by Neil AstleyFirst Novel, 2002
Homage to a Firing Squad by Tariq GoddardFirst Novel, 2002
The Impressionist by Hari KunzruFirst Novel, 2002
Mortal Engines by Philip ReeveChildren's Book, 2002
The Real Mrs. Miniver by Ysenda Maxtone-GrahamBiography, 2002
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda MaddoxBiography, 2002
Rumours of a Hurricane by Tim LottNovel, 2002
Something for the Ghosts by David ConstantinePoetry, 2002
Sorceress by Celia ReesChildren's Book, 2002
The Story of Lucy Gault by William TrevorNovel, 2002
Voodoo Shop by Ruth PadelPoetry, 2002
White Lightning by Justin CartwrightNovel, 2002
Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith by Andrew WilsonBiography, 2003
Buddha Da by Anne DonovanFirst Novel, 2003
An Empty Room by Talitha StevensonFirst Novel, 2003
An Evening of Long Goodbyes: A Novel by Paul MurrayFirst Novel, 2003
Exodus by Julie BertagnaChildren's Book, 2003
Frankie and Stankie by Barbara TrapidoNovel, 2003
Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life by Caroline MooreheadBiography, 2003
Hard Water by Jean SpracklandPoetry, 2003
Heligoland by Shena MackayNovel, 2003
Ink Stone (Faber Poetry) by Jamie McKendrickPoetry, 2003
The Iron Lady by John CampbellBiography, 2003
The Lucky Ones by Rachel CuskNovel, 2003
Minsk by Lavinia GreenlawPoetry, 2003
Naked Without a Hat by Jeanne WillisChildren's Book, 2003
The Oracle by Catherine FisherChildren's Book, 2003
Private Peaceful by Michael MorpurgoChildren's Book, 2003
Birds Without Wings by Louis De BernièresNovel, 2004
Case Histories by Kate AtkinsonNovel, 2004
Ghosts by John FullerPoetry, 2004
Ground Water by Matthew HollisPoetry, 2004
How I Live Now by Meg RosoffChildren's Book, 2004
Jabez: The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Rogue by David McKieBiography, 2004
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna ClarkeFirst Novel, 2004
The Land as Viewed from the Sea by Richard CollinsFirst Novel, 2004
The Line of Beauty by Alan HollinghurstNovel, 2004
Looking for JJ by Anne CassidyChildren's Book, 2004
The Maze by Panos KarnezisFirst Novel, 2004
No Shame, No Fear by Ann TurnbullChildren's Book, 2004
Stephen Spender: A Literary Life by John SutherlandBiography, 2004
These Days by Leontia FlynnPoetry, 2004
V. S. Pritchett: A Working Life by Jeremy TreglownBiography, 2004
26a by Diana EvansFirst Novel, 2005
Cotton by Christopher WilsonNovel, 2005
Framed by Frank Cottrell BoyceChildren's Book, 2005
Gem Squash Tokoloshe by Rachel ZadokFirst Novel, 2005
Haw-Haw: The Tragedy of William and Margaret Joyce by Nigel FarndaleBiography, 2005
Legion by David HarsentPoetry, 2005
A Long Way Down by Nick HornbyNovel, 2005
Lucky Day/Little Dino (PM Story Books Yellow Level) by Richard PricePoetry, 2005
Marabou by Jane YehPoetry, 2005
Nature Cure by Richard MabeyBiography, 2005
Permanent Rose by Hilary McKayChildren's Book, 2005
Shalimar the Clown by Salman RushdieNovel, 2005
The Short Day Dying by Peter HobbsFirst Novel, 2005
Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander MastersBiography, 2005
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughreanChildren's Book, 2005

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