Revealing the winners of the 2019 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards

Posted on November 30, 2019 by danielle. More news

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are one of a kind. They’re the only book awards curated by bookshops and voted for by booklovers.

This year’s awards, now in their fourth year, include seven shortlists chosen by booksellers across the UK and Ireland, while the Readers’ Choice Award – nominated and voted for entirely by booklovers – completes the set.

Winners of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2019

FICTION:
Circe
by Madeline Miller

NON-FICTION:
Becoming
by Michelle Obama

POETRY:
The Flame
by Leonard Cohen

BREAKTHROUGH AUTHOR:
Greta Thunberg
for No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

READERS’ CHOICE:
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
by Caroline Criado Pérez

CHILDREN’S FICTION:
No Ballet Shoes in Syria
by Catherine Bruton

YOUNG ADULT:
Toffee
by Sarah Crossan

BEAUTIFUL BOOK:
The Binding
by Bridget Collins, designed by Micaela Alcaino (The Borough Press)

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BOOKSELLING:
Trevor Goul-Wheeker

 

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