The British Book Industry Awards

Shortlist 197

WorkCategoryYear
Piranesi by Susanna ClarkeAudiobook2021
The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil GaimanAudiobook2021
Grown Ups by Marian KeyesAudiobook2021
Greenlights by Matthew McConaugheyAudiobook2021
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard OsmanAudiobook, Crime and Thriller2021
The Midnight Library by Matt HaigAudiobook, Fiction2021
A Promised Land by Barack ObamaAudiobook, Nonfiction: Narrative2021
Anisha, Accidental Detective by Serena PatelChildren’s Fiction2021
The Ickabog by J. K. RowlingChildren’s Fiction2021
Dragon Mountain by Katie TsangChildren’s Fiction2021
Code Name Bananas by David WalliamsChildren’s Fiction2021
Danger GangChildren’s Fiction2021
Draw With Rob by Rob BiddulphChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body by Adam KayChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
The Lost Spells by Robert MacfarlaneChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
I'm Sticking with You by Smriti Prasadam-HallsChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain by Katherine RundellChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
The Sentinel by Lee ChildCrime and Thriller2021
The Patient Man by Joy EllisCrime and Thriller2021
The Guest List by Lucy FoleyCrime and Thriller2021
A Song for the Dark Times by Ian RankinCrime and Thriller2021
Rainbow Milk by Paul MendezDebut Book of the Year2021
Ghosts by Dolly AldertonDébut2021
The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi DaréDébut2021
Exciting Times by Naoise DolanDébut2021
The Vanishing Half by Brit BennettFiction2021
The Lying Life of Adults by Elena FerranteFiction2021
The Evening and the Morning by Ken FollettFiction2021
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary MantelFiction2021
Nadiya Bakes: Over 100 Must-Try Recipes for Breads, Cakes, Biscuits, Pies, and More: A Baking Book by Nadiya HussainNonfiction: Lifestyle2021
Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay ShettyNonfiction: Lifestyle2021
Not a Diet Book by James SmithNonfiction: Lifestyle2021
Five Minute Mum: Give Me Five: Five minute, easy, fun games for busy people to do with little kids by Daisy UptonNonfiction: Lifestyle2021
What Mummy Makes: Cook just once for you and your baby by Rebecca WilsonNonfiction: Lifestyle2021
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by Sir David AttenboroughNonfiction: Narrative2021
Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography by Captain Tom MooreNonfiction: Narrative2021
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. SaadNonfiction: Narrative2021
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin SheldrakeNonfiction: Narrative2021
False Value by Ben AaronovitchPage-Turner2021
Rag-and-Bone Christmas by Dilly CourtPage-Turner2021
Darkdawn by Jay KristoffPage-Turner2021
Just My Luck by Adele ParksPage-Turner2021
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid[2021]
The Secret Commonwealth by Philip PullmanAudio, Fiction2020
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodAudiobook2020
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteAudiobook2020
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy LefteriAudiobook2020
The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity by Douglas MurrayAudiobook2020
Gotta Get Theroux This by Louis TherouxAudiobook2020
The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill BrysonAudiobook, Non-fiction: Narrative2020
The 117-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s Fiction2020
The Star Outside My Window by Onjali RaufChildren’s Fiction2020
The Good Thieves by Katherine RundellChildren’s Fiction2020
The Beast of Buckingham Palace by David WalliamsChildren’s Fiction2020
You Got This: A fabulously fearless guide to being YOU by Bryony GordonChildren’s Illustrated & Non-fiction2020
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim MarshallChildren’s Illustrated & Non-fiction2020
Heartstopper: Volume 1 by Alice OsemanChildren’s Illustrated & Non-fiction2020
On The Origin of Species by Sabina RadevaChildren’s Illustrated & Non-fiction2020
Blue Moon by Lee ChildCrime & Thriller2020
The Hunting Party by Lucy FoleyCrime & Thriller2020
How the Dead Speak by Val McDermidCrime & Thriller2020
The Silent Patient by Alex MichaelidesCrime & Thriller2020
Impostor by LJ RossCrime & Thriller2020
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-AknerDebut2020
The Binding by Bridget CollinsDebut2020
The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara CollinsDebut2020
The Familiars by Stacey HallsDebut2020
Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan HessionDebut2020
The Testaments by Margaret AtwoodFiction2020
Cilka's Journey by Heather MorrisFiction2020
The Giver of Stars by Jojo MoyesFiction2020
Lies Lies Lies by Adele ParksFiction2020
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie MackesyNon-fiction: Lifestyle2020
Veg: Easy & Delicious Meals for Everyone by Jamie OliverNon-fiction: Lifestyle2020
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) by Philippa PerryNon-fiction: Lifestyle2020
Dishoom by Shamil ThakrarNon-fiction: Lifestyle2020
Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown by Anne Veronica Tennant Baroness GlenconnerNon-fiction: Narrative2020
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam KayNon-fiction: Narrative2020
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado PerezNon-fiction: Narrative2020
Their Lost Daughters by Joy EllisAudio2019
Lethal White by Robert GalbraithAudio2019
Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen HawkingAudio2019
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi AdeyemiChildren's Fiction2019
The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie AndersonChildren's Fiction2019
Head Kid by David BaddielChildren's Fiction2019
The Skylarks' War by Hilary McKayChildren's Fiction2019
My Mum Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline WilsonChildren's Fiction2019
Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons by Ben BrooksChildren's Illustrated & Non-Fiction2019
Understanding Politics & Government by Alex FrithChildren's Illustrated & Non-Fiction2019
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate PankhurstChildren's Illustrated & Non-Fiction2019
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes GowarDebut Book of the Year2019
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather MorrisDebut Book of the Year2019
Dear Mrs Bird by AJ PearceDebut Book of the Year2019
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart TurtonDebut Book of the Year2019
Transcription by Kate AtkinsonFiction2019
Still Me by Jojo MoyesFiction2019
Tombland by C. J. SansomFiction2019
Why Mummy Swears by Gill SimsFiction2019
Milkman by Anna BurnsFiction, Audio2019
First Man In: Leading from the Front by Ant MiddletonFiction, Audio2019
The Woman in the Window by Daniel MalloryFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
The Wife Between Us by Greer HendricksFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
Close To Home by Cara HunterFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
Macbeth by Jo NesbøFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
In a House of Lies by Ian RankinFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies): Amazing women on what the F-word means to them by Scarlett CurtisNon-Fiction Lifestyle2019
Lose Weight for Good: Full-flavour cooking for a low-calorie diet by Tom KerridgeNon-Fiction Lifestyle2019
Simple by Yotam OttolenghiNon-Fiction Lifestyle2019
The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against Britain’s greatest map makers by Ordnance SurveyNon-Fiction Lifestyle2019
Everything I Know About Love: A Memoir by Dolly AldertonNon-Fiction Narrative2019
The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken by The Secret BarristerNon-Fiction Narrative2019
The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story by Christie WatsonNon-Fiction Narrative2019
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael WolffNon-Fiction Narrative2019
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Audio Collection by Arthur Conan DoyleAudioBook2018
Kid Normal by Greg JamesAudioBook2018
How Not to Be a Boy by Robert WebbAudioBook2018
Homegoing by Yaa GyasiDebut Book of the Year2018
Sirens by Joseph KnoxDebut Book of the Year2018
Conversations with Friends by Sally RooneyDebut Book of the Year2018
Why Mummy Drinks by Gill SimsDebut Book of the Year2018
My Absolute Darling by Gabriel TallentDebut Book of the Year2018
Birdcage Walk by Helen DunmoreFiction2018
How to Stop Time by Matt HaigFiction2018
The Break by Marian KeyesFiction2018
Winter by Ali SmithFiction2018
City of Friends by Joanna TrollopeFiction2018
The Midnight Line by Lee ChildFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
The Girl Before by JP DelaneyFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
Spook Street by Mick HerronFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
He Said/She Said by Erin KellyFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah PinboroughFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions by Russell BrandNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
Happy: Finding joy in every day and letting go of perfect by Fearne CottonNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
The Christmas Chronicles: Notes, Stories & 100 Essential Recipes for Midwinter by Nigel SlaterNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin SunimNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
Cooking for Family and Friends: 100 Lean Recipes to Enjoy Together by Joe WicksNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
What Does This Button Do? An Autobiography by Bruce DickinsonNon-fiction: Narrative2018
This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam KayNon-fiction: Narrative2018
I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O'FarrellNon-fiction: Narrative2018
Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space by Tim PeakeNon-fiction: Narrative2018
The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund YoungNon-fiction: Narrative2018
The Christmasaurus by Tom FletcherChildren's Book2017
Dog on a Frog? by Kes GrayChildren's Book2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. RowlingChildren's Book2017
The World's Worst Children by David WalliamsChildren's Book2017
The Widow by Fiona BartonCrime and Thriller2017
Night School by Lee ChildCrime and Thriller2017
Lie With Me by Sabine DurrantCrime and Thriller2017
Conclave by Robert HarrisCrime and Thriller2017
I See You by Clare MackintoshCrime and Thriller2017
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna CannonDebut Fiction2017
The Girls by Emma ClineDebut Fiction2017
My Name Is Leon by Kit de WaalDebut Fiction2017
Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain by Barney NorrisDebut Fiction2017
Golden Hill by Francis SpuffordDebut Fiction2017
Days without End by Sebastian BarryFiction2017
The Sellout by Paul BeattyFiction2017
The Muse by Jessie BurtonFiction2017
Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria HislopFiction2017
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O'FarrellFiction2017
Sidemen: The Book by The SidemanNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
The Unmumsy Mum by Sarah TurnerNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
Five on Brexit Island by Bruno VincentNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
Lean in 15: The Sustain Plan: 15 Minute Meals with Workouts to Get Lean and Strong for Life by Joe WicksNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik WikingNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
Mad Girl by Bryony GordonNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul KalanithiNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
The Outrun by Amy LiptrotNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
The Good Immigrant: 21 Writers Explore What It Means to be Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic in Britain Today by Nikesh ShuklaNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
Born to Run: The Autobiography by Bruce SpringsteenNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
A Boy Called Christmas by Matt HaigChildren's2016
The Lie Tree by Frances HardingeChildren's2016
Mog's Christmas Calamity by Judith KerrChildren's2016
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry PratchettChildren's2016
Username: Evie by Joe SuggChildren's2016
Grandpa's Great Escape by David WalliamsChildren's2016
The Versions of Us by Laura BarnettDebut Fiction2016
The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate HamerDebut Fiction2016
Disclaimer by Renee KnightDebut Fiction2016
I Let You Go by Clare MackintoshDebut Fiction2016
The Fishermen by Chigozie ObiomaDebut Fiction2016
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max PorterDebut Fiction2016
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth WareDebut Fiction2016
A God in Ruins by Kate AtkinsonFiction2016
The Green Road by Anne EnrightFiction2016
The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsFiction2016
The Buried Giant by Kazuo IshiguroFiction2016
Grey by E L JamesFiction2016
Go Set a Watchman by Harper LeeFiction2016
After You by Jojo MoyesFiction2016
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary BeardNon-Fiction2016
The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill BrysonNon-Fiction2016
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Giulia EndersNon-Fiction2016
Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt HaigNon-Fiction2016
How it Works: The Husband by Jason HazeleyNon-Fiction2016
Lean in 15: 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy by Joe WicksNon-Fiction2016
Deliciously Ella: Awesome ingredients, incredible food that you and your body will love by Ella WoodwardNon-Fiction2016

No Stage 42

WorkCategoryYear
Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay ShettyAudiobook2021
Troubled Blood by Robert GalbraithAudiobook, Crime & Thriller2021
The Highland Falcon Thief by M. G. LeonardChildren's2021
Black and British: A Forgotten History by David OlusogaChildren’s Illustrated and Nonfiction2021
Shuggie Bain by Douglas StuartDebut, Book of the Year2021
Hamnet by Maggie O'FarrellFiction2021
Skincare: The ultimate no-nonsense guide by Caroline HironsNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2021
Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnultyNon-Fiction: Narrative2021
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensPageturner2021
The Testaments by Margaret AtwoodAudiobook2020
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly JacksonChildren’s Fiction2020
The Smeds and the Smoos by Julia DonaldsonChildren’s Illustrated & Non-fiction2020
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteCrime & Thriller2020
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoFiction2020
Pinch of Nom: 100 Slimming, Home-style Recipes by Kay FeatherstoneNon-fiction: Lifestyle2020
Three Women by Lisa TaddeoNon-fiction: Narrative2020
Queenie by Candice Carty-WilliamsOverall, Debut2020
The Ice Monster by David WalliamsChildren's Fiction2019
You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything by Matthew SyedChildren's Illustrated & Non-Fiction2019
Lullaby by Leïla SlimaniDebut Book of the Year2019
Normal People by Sally RooneyFiction2019
Our House by Louise CandlishFiction: Crime & Thriller2019
BOSH!: Simple Recipes * Amazing Food * All Plants (BOSH Series) by Henry FirthNon-Fiction Lifestyle2019
Becoming by Michelle ObamaNon-Fiction Narrative, Audio2019
La Belle Sauvage by Philip PullmanAudioBook2018
The Lost Words by Robert MacfarlaneChildren's Book of the Year2018
The Hate U Give by Angie ThomasChildren's Book of the Year2018
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail HoneymanDébut Book of the Year & Overall Winner2018
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregorFiction2018
The Dry by Jane HarperFiction: Crime & Thriller2018
5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food by Jamie OliverNon-fiction: Lifestyle2018
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-LodgeNon-fiction: Narrative2018
The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood HargraveChildren's Book2017
Dodgers by Bill BeverlyCrime and Thriller2017
What Belongs to You by Garth GreenwellDebut Fiction2017
The Essex Serpent by Sarah PerryFiction2017
Hello, is this planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book) by Tim PeakeNon-Fiction: Lifestyle2017
East West Street by Philippe SandsNon-Fiction: Narrative2017
My Brother Is a Superhero by David SolomonsChildren's2016
The Loney by Andrew Michael HurleyDebut Fiction2016
A Little Life by Hanya YanagiharaFiction2016
Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way by Lars MyttingNon-Fiction2016

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