2022 British Book Awards Shortlists
The Bookseller has announced the shortlists for the 2022 British Book Awards, including several titles and authors of genre interest.
- Cloud Cuckoo Land, Anthony Doerr (Fourth Estate)
- Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro (Faber & Faber)
- Empire of the Vampire, Jay Kristoff (HarperVoyager)
- The Last House on Needless Street, Catriona Ward (Viper)
- She Who Became the Sun, Shelley Parker-Chan (Mantle)
- Mrs Death Misses Death, Salena Godden (Canongate)
- Detransition, Baby, Torrey Peters (Serpent’s Tail)
- The Christmas Pig, J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
- Megamonster, David Walliams (HarperCollins Children’s)
- The Wizards of Once: Never and Forever, Cressida Cowell, narrated by David Tennant (Hodder Children’s)
- The Sandman: Act II, Neil Gaiman & Dirk Maggs, narrated by Neil Gaiman, Kat Dennings, Brian Cox, et al. (Audible Originals)
- The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, narrated by Andy Serkis (HarperFiction)
Also called the “Nibbies,” the British Book Awards “honours and celebrates the commercial successes of publishers, authors and bookshops” with nominees in a variety of categories. Winners will be honored on May 23, 2022 at Grosvenor House in London. For the complete shortlist, see the official website.
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