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Costa Book Awards Shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2014 Costa Book Awards have been announced, including Man-Booker Prize shortlisted novels and the Samuel Johnson Prize winner. It's going to be a tough one for the judges this year. Here's the category shortlists. Read more
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What’s on your favourite writers’ Christmas lists?

What books are your favourite authors buying their loved ones for Christmas? We've snaffled Robert HarrisConn IgguldenVeronica Henry, Ian Rankin and Jacqueline Wilson's shopping lists to find out... Do NOT read if you are expecting a present from any of them. Read more