The British Book Awards' Books of the Year Shortlists Are Announced

The shortlists for the British Book Awards' Books of the Year have been revealed, with six authors competing in each of the eight Books of the Year categories. Also known as the Nibbies, The British Book Awards celebrate the commercial successes of publishers, authors and bookshops.

See below all the titles that have made it onto the shortlists that are available on audiobook through W. F. Howes.
 

Fiction BOOK OF THE YEAR

Milkman by Anna Burns 
Still Me by Jojo Moyes 
Normal People by Sally Rooney 
Why Mummy Swears by Gill Sims 

Debut BOOK OF THE YEAR

Lullaby by Leila Slimani 

Crime & Thriller BOOK OF THE YEAR

Our House by Louise Candlish 
The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn 
In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin 

Children’s Fiction BOOK OF THE YEAR

Head Kid by David Baddiel 
The Ice Monster by David Walliams 

Nonfiction: Narrative BOOK OF THE YEAR

First Man In: Leading From the Front by Ant Middleton 
Becoming by Michelle Obama 
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff 

Audiobook BOOK OF THE YEAR

Milkman by Anna Burns
First Man In: Leading From The Front by Ant Middleton 
Becoming by Michelle Obama 

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