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Friday, October 29, 2010

2010 Galaxy National Book Awards shortlists (UK)

The shortlists for the 2010 Galaxy National Book Awards have been announced:

Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Book of the Year
* Dead Like You Peter James (Macmillan)
* The Ice Cream Girls Dorothy Koomson (Sphere)
* Jump! Jilly Cooper (Bantam Press)
* One Day David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton)
* The Red Queen Philippa Gregory (Simon & Schuster)
* Worth Dying For Lee Child (Bantam Press)

Non-Fiction Book of the Year
* Alex's Adventures in Numberland Alex Bellos (Bloomsbury)
* At Home Bill Bryson (Doubleday)
* D-Day Antony Beevor (Viking)
* The Making Of Modern Britain Andrew Marr (Pan)
* Must You Go? Antonia Fraser (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
* Operation Mincemeat Ben MacIntyre (Bloomsbury)

National Book Tokens New Writer of the Year
* Patrick Barkham The Butterfly Isles (Granta Books)
* Edmund de Waal The Hare with Amber Eyes (Chatto & Windus)
* Katherine Webb The Legacy (Orion)
* Rebecca Hunt Mr Chartwell (Fig Tree)
* Natasha Solomons Mr Rosenblum's List (Sceptre)
* Simon Lelic Rupture (Picador)

WH Smith Children's Book of the Year
* The Great Hamster Massacre Katie Davies, illus Hannah Shaw (Simon and Schuster)
* Monsters of Men Patrick Ness (Walker Books)
* Mr Stink David Walliams (HarperCollins Childrens Books)
* Shadow Michael Morpurgo (HarperCollins Childrens Books)
* TimeRiders Alex Scarrow (Puffin)
* Zog Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (Alison Green Books)

Tesco Food & Drink Book of the Year
* The Flavour Thesaurus Niki Segnit (Bloomsbury)
* Jamie's 30 Minute Meals Jamie Oliver (Michael Joseph)
* Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home Nigella Lawson (Chatto & Windus)
* Kitchenella Rose Prince (Fourth Estate)
* Plenty Yotam Ottolenghi (Ebury Press)
* Tender II Nigel Slater (Fourth Estate)

Tesco Biography of the Year
* Coco Chanel, The Legend And The Life Justine Picardie (Harper NonFiction)
* Decline and Fall: Diaries 2005-2010 Chris Mullin (Profile Books)
* The Fry Chronicles Stephen Fry (Michael Joseph)
* A Journey Tony Blair (Hutchinson)
* Wait For Me Duchess of Devonshire (John Murray)
* What You See Is What You Get Alan Sugar (Macmillan)

International Author of the Year
* Colm Toibin Brooklyn (Penguin)
* Jonathan Franzen Freedom (Fourth Estate)
* Stieg Larsson The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Quercus/MacLehose Press)
* Kathryn Stockett The Help (Fig Tree)
* Emma Donoghue Room (Picador)
* Christos Tsiolkas The Slap (Tuskar Rock Press)

Waterstone's UK Author of the Year
* Tom McCarthy C (Jonathan Cape)
* Maggie O'Farrell The Hand That First Held Mine (Headline Review)
* Kate Atkinson Started Early, Took My Dog (Doubleday)
* David Mitchell The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Sceptre)
* Rose Tremain Trespass (Chatto & Windus)
* Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall (Fourth Estate)

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