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RCW Authors Shortlisted for British Book Awards 2020: Books of the Year

The 2020 British Book Awards have drawn up this year's shortlists for the Best Books of the Year prizes, and among them are Alex Michaelides, Holly Jackson, Katherine Rundell and Alice Oseman. The eight Book of the Year winners will be decided by separate panels: Michaelides' The Silent Patient is up for the Crime & Thriller Book of the Year; Oseman's graphic novel Heartstopper Vol 1. is nominated for the Children’s Illustrated & Non-fiction Book of the Year; and Jackson's A Good Girl's Guide to Murder and Rundell's The Good Thieves are both in the run for the Children's Fiction Book of the Year.  

The Nibbies, the annual showcase of the best of the British book industry, will see established authors compete with breakthrough talent for the hotly-contested awards at this year’s ceremony on 29th June.


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