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Wellbeing & Leisure Collections: Award Winning Books

The Award Winning Book Collection includes a selection of books which have received literary awards in recent years.

These award winning books have been selected from across numerous literary awards both National and International. Covering Fiction, Non-Fiction, Science, History, Poetry and other subjects.

Details of all the books and book awards can be found below.

The Animals in That Country

Arthur C. Clarke Award 2021

The Last Good Man

Betty Trask Prize 2021

The promise

Booker Prize 2021

Shuggie Bain

British Book Awards Debut Book of the Year 2021


British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year 2021

Troubled blood

British Book Awards Fiction: Crime & Thriller Book of the Year 2021

Diary of a Young Naturalist

British Book Awards Non-Fiction: Narrative Book of the Year 2021


Dylan Thomas Prize 2021

JFK Volume 1, 1917 - 1956

Elizabeth Longford Award for Historical Biography 2021

Notes on the Sonnets

Forward Prize for Best Collection 2021

Sterling Karat Gold

The Goldsmiths Prize 2021

At Night All Blood Is Black

International Booker Prize 2021


International Rubery Book Award 2021

The first woman

Jhalak Prize 2021

The Butchers

Ondaatje Prize 2021


Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2021

The Dead Are Arising

Pulizer Prize Biography 2021

The Night Watchman

Pulizer Prize Fiction 2021

In Love with George Eliot

Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2021

In the dream house

Rathbones Folio Prize 2021

Dark, Salt, Clear

Somerset Maugham Awards 2021

The Young Team

Somerset Maugham Awards 2021


Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

Lost Children Archive

Rathbones Folio Prize 2020

Explaining Humans

Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2020

The Forward Book of Poetry 2020

Showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year.

The volunteer

Costa Book Awards Overall Winner 2019

Middle England

Costa Novel Award Winner 2019

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Costa First Novel Award Winner 2019


Costa Poetry Award Winner 2019

Golden child

Desmond Elliott Award 2019

In our mad and furious city

Dylan Thomas Prize 2019
Jhalak Prize 2019

If all the world and love were young

Felix Dennis Prize for the Best First Collection 2019

Rock, Bone, and Ruin

Fernando Gil Prize for Philosophy of Science 2019

Swan song

McKitterick Prize 2019

Be With

Pulizer Prize Verse 2019

Working Verse in Victorian Scotland

Saltire Society Literary Awards 2019

Portable Paradise

T.S. Eliot Prize 2019

The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse

Waterstones book of the year 2019


Wellcome Book Prize 2019

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