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Books are great no matter what age you are and Waltham Forest libraries are here to help you enjoy reading whatever it is that you like to read, whenever you like to read and wherever you like to read.  

Prize Winners and Shortlist Titles Prize Winners and Shortlist Titles

Man Booker - The 2016 Shortlist

Paul Beatty 'The Sellout' (Oneworld) 9781786070159 - Winner

Deborah Levy 'Hot Milk' (Hamish Hamilton) 9780241146545

Graeme Macrae Burnet 'His Bloody Project' (Contraband) 9781910192146

Ottessa Moshfegh 'Eileen' (Jonathan Cape) 9781784701468

David Szalay 'All That Man is' (Jonathan Cape) 9780224099769

Madeleine Thien 'Do Not Say We Have Nothing' (Granta Books) 9781783782666

CWA - The 2016 Shortlist

The Gold Dagger (Best Crime Novel)

9781408707159 Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre

9781409137306 Blood Salt Water by Denise Mina

9781843448563 Dodgers by Bill Beverly

9781473621213 Real Tigers by Mick Herron

The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)

9780857502681 Make Me by Lee Child

9781781254578 Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty

9781473621213 Real Tigers by Mick Herron

9781784750640 The Cartel by Don Winslow

9780007552337 The English Spy by Daniel Silva

The John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger

9780571323845 Fever City by Tim Baker

9781843448563 Dodgers by Bill Beverly

9780007595914 Freedom’s Child by Jax Miller

9780241206935 The Good liar by Nicholas Searle

9780224102551 Eileen by Otessa Moshfegh

Richard and Judy - Autumn Book

9780552172363 The widow by Fiona Barton (Corgi)

9781509806812 The forgetting time by Sharon Guskin (Pan)

9780099593676 The readers of Broken Wheel recommend by Katarina Bivald (Vintage)

9780008123321 Missing, presumed by Susie Steiner (The Borough Press)

9781844088300 Circling the sun by Paula McLain (Fleet)

9780751562415 The loving husband by Christobel Kent (Sphere)

9781405910705 Orphan X by Gregg Hurwtiz (Penguin)

9780552779470 The ballroom by Anna Hope (Black Swan)

Costa Books Awards

Costa Novel

Costa First Novel

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Nationa Book Awards (NBA)

NBA Author

NBA International Author

NBA New Writer

NBA Popular Fiction

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William Hill Sports Book Winner

The winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year  2016 has been revealed as 'Barbarian Days' by William Finnegan (Corsair, ISBN 9781472151414) which also earlier this year won a Pulitzer Prize.

Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016

The shortlist has been announced.

Crongton Knights by Alex Wheatle - Winnrer

Hell and Hight Water by Tanya Landman

The Marvels by Brain Selznick

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

Highly Rated Books


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