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Costa Book Awards Shortlists


2012 Costa Novel Award shortlist
Hilary Mantel - Bring up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)
Stephen May - Life! Death! Prizes! (Bloomsbury)
James Meek - The Heart Broke In (Canongate)
Joff Winterhart - Days of the Bagnold Summer (Jonathan Cape)

2012 Costa First Novel Award shortlist
J W Ironmonger - The Notable Brain of Maximilian Ponder (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
Jess Richards - Snake Ropes (Sceptre)
Francesca Segal - The Innocents (Chatto & Windus)
Benjamin Wood - The Bellwether Revivals (Simon & Schuster)

2012 Costa Biography Award shortlist
Artemis Cooper - Patrick Leigh-Fermor: An Adventure (John Murray)
Selina Guinness - The Crocodile by the Door: The Story of a House, a
Farm and a Family (Penguin Ireland)
Kate Hubbard - Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household (Chatto & Windus)
Mary Talbot and Bryan Talbot - Dotter of Her Father's Eyes (Jonathan Cape)

2012 Costa Poetry Award shortlist
Sean Borodale - Bee Journal (Jonathan Cape)
Julia Copus - The World's Two Smallest Humans (Faber and Faber)
Selima Hill - People Who Like Meatballs (Bloodaxe Books)
Kathleen Jamie - The Overhaul (Picador)

2012 Costa Children's Book Award shortlist
Sally Gardner - Maggot Moon (Hot Key Books)
Diana Hendry - The Seeing (The Bodley Head)
Hayley Long - What's Up with Jody Barton? (Macmillan Children's Books)
Dave Shelton - A Boy and a Bear in a Boat (David Fickling Books)

The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in central London on 29th January, 2013.

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