Costa Award Shortlist 2009
The category winners of the 2009 Costa Book Awards have been announced.
Click on the titles below to see what the critics made of the contenders:
Costa First Novel Award
- Beauty by Raphael Selbourne
Costa Novel Award
- Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
Costa Biography Award
- The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius by Graham Farmelo
Costa Poetry Award
- A Scattering by Christopher Reid
Costa Children’s Award
- The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
Click here to read the reviews for all the shortlisted books.
The overall winner will be announced on January 26th. For more information about the prize, visit its official website.