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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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Man Booker Prize 2014: The Shortlist

Will Howard Jacobson make it two for two? Will Ali Smith finally triumph on the third attempt? There's surprises and excitement aplenty as this year's shortlist for the Man Booker Prize is announced. Read more

All the best stories are true

The shortlist for this year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction was announced today, and the winner of this year's prize looks like a tough one to call. The £20,000 prize, now in its 14th year, is awarded to a non-fiction book from a shortlist of six contenders. Read more