Book AwardsGuardian First Book Award Shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (70)

The Blue Bedspread by Raj Kamal Jha1999
Boxy an Star by Daren King1999
Ghostwritten by David Mitchell1999
The Lighthouse Stevensons: The Extraordinary Story of the Building of the Scottish Lighthouses by the Ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson by Bella Bathurst1999
No Place Like Home by Gary Younge1999
Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam by Andrew X. Pham2000
A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius : A Memoir Based on a True Story by Dave Eggers2000
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski2000
No Logo by Naomi Klein2000
Anthony Blunt: His Lives by Miranda Carter2001
Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold2001
The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert2001
Wittgenstein's Poker : The Story of a Ten-minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers by David Edmonds2001
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller2002
The Impressionist by Hari Kunzru2002
Mapping Mars: Science, Imagination, and the Birth of a World by Oliver Morton2002
The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done by Sandra Newman2002
Brick Lane by Monica Ali2003
Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology by Paul Broks2003
Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder2003
Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre2003
Ground Water by Matthew Hollis2004
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke2004
Natasha: And Other Stories by David Bezmozgis2004
The Places In Between by Rory Stewart2004
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta2005
No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan2005
Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap2005
Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living by Carrie Tiffany2006
Harbor by Lorraine Adams2006
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar2006
Poppy Shakespeare by Clare Allan2006
God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain by Rosemary Hill2007
A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam2007
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran2007
What Was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn2007
A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif2008
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz2008
God's Own Country by Ross Raisin2008
Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love, War, and Survival by Owen Matthews2008
The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton2009
The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larsen2009
A Swamp Full of Dollars: Pipelines and Paramilitaries at Nigeria's Oil Frontier by Michael Peel2009
The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey2009
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz2010
Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed2010
Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beauman2010
Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto by Maile Chapman2010
The Collaborator by Mirza Waheed2011
Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos2011
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman2011
The Submission by Amy Waldman2011
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo2012
Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution by Lindsey Hilsum2012
Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma by Kerry Hudson2012
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent2013
Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach2013
Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki2013
We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo2013
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos2014
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh2014
The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane2014
Things to Make and Break by May-Lan Tan2014
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obiomanot in English Common Knowledge2015
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porternot in English Common Knowledge2015
Man V. Nature: Stories by Diane Cooknot in English Common Knowledge2015
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia by Peter Pomerantsevnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Physical by Andrew McMillannot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Shore by Sara Taylornot in English Common Knowledge2015