Ian Rankin, David Baddiel, and Kate Atkinson shortlisted at the British Book Awards

RCW is pleased to announce that three of our authors have been shortlisted for the British Book Awards.

Ian Rankin’s In a House of Lies has been shortlisted for the Crime and Thriller Book of the Year, David Baddiel’s book Head Kid has been shortlisted for the Children’s Fiction Book of the Year, while Kate Atkinson’s Transcription has been shortlisted for the Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2019.

The British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, celebrate and recognise the commercial success of British book industry, from authors, and publishers, to bookshops. Nibbies are organised by The Bookseller.

According to The Bookseller, the category winners will be decided by eight separate judging panels, with judges including acclaimed illustrator Axel Scheffler, food critic Jay Rayner, Adam Kay, author of the bestselling This is Going to Hurt, and Labour MP Jess Phillips, among others.

The winners will be announced on May 13th.

(David Baddiel is represented by Georgia Garrett; Ian Rankin is represented by Peter Robinson; Kate atkinson is represented by Peter Straus)