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Book of the Year

Bexley book of the year

Bexley Book of the Year 2020 Shortlist

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Thank you for all your great suggestions, reviews and recommendations…
From all your nominations, we’ve selected a shortlist of six books.

Voting is now open for you to choose our Bexley Book of the Year –click one box and submit it, and your vote will be counted.

"My name is Why" by Lemn Sissay

“It is interesting, sad and inspirational.  Every young person should know Lemn’s story”

"Hamnet" by Maggie O'Farrell

“Simply wonderful and one of the best books I have read in many a long year”

"The Body - a guide for occupants" by Bill Bryson

“I don’t know how he does these books so well – different to his travel books but always written in his own unique humorous style and packed with unusual and useful information”

"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens

“A brilliant book, wonderful story & so atmospheric. Unputdownable”
 “A story of survival - moving and inspirational”

"The Giver of Stars" by Jojo Moyes

“It's an engaging and entertaining story – There's romance, danger, murder and mayhem - all in the name of spreading literacy and education”

"Machines like me" by Ian McEwan

“Complex and complicated, but I loved the central questions about what makes someone human…  Couldn't put it down”








Voting closes on 20th December, and the winner will be announced early in the New Year 

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