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Hachette dominates the 2019 British Book awards shortlists

The shortlists for the British Book Awards have been announced, with a fantastic showing across Hachette. We have twelve shortlists for the trade awards – the most of any publisher:

Jessie Botterill (Bookouture) and Anna Valentine (Trapeze, Orion) are shortlisted for Editor of the Year
Abacus, Trapeze and Two Roads are shortlisted for Imprint of the Year
John Murray Press, Little, Brown and Orion are shortlisted for Publisher of the Year
Jessica Kingsley Publishers are shortlisted for Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year
Hachette Children’s Group are shortlisted for Children’s Publisher of the Year
Krystyna Kujawinska (Orion) and Andrew Sharp (Hachette Children’s Group) are shortlisted for Rights Professional of the Year

Today also saw the announcement of the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year, with the following Hachette titles shortlisted:

In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin (Orion) is shortlisted in the Crime & Thriller category
Stories for Boys Who Dare To Be Different by Ben Brooks (Quercus, illustrated by Quinton Winter), Oi Duck-Billed Platypus! by Kes Gray (Hodder Children’s Books, illustrated by Jim Field) and You Are Awesome by Matthew Syed (Wren & Rook, illustrated by Toby Triumph) are shortlisted in the Children’s Illustrated & Non-Fiction category
The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book (Trapeze) is nominated in the Non-Fiction: Lifestyle category
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff (Little, Brown) is nominated in the Narrative Non-Fiction category
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (Hachette Audio UK, read by Robert Glenister) and Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking (John Murray, read by Ben Whishaw) are nominated in the Audiobook category

You can read the full announcement at The Bookseller.