The British Book Awards Winners 2023

By The British Book Awards - The Bookseller

The British Book Awards Winners 2023

By The British Book Awards - The Bookseller

We're delighted to announce the 2023 winners for The British Book Awards Books of the Year!


Of the books selected here, Editor of The Bookseller Philip Jones said, 'Readers were the real winners this year, with titles which demonstrated the remarkable virtuosity of the book business, especially for its role in amplifying and creating conversations around mental health, misogyny, sexuality and gender, the menopause and more. Our judges this year opted to reward exceptional narratives expertly

brought to market, with the trade lauded for its commitment to promoting all types of reading for all types of reader.'




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Trespasses: The most beautiful, devastating love story you’ll read this year

Louise Kennedy

£8.99 £8.54

Book of the Year: Debut Fiction

Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne - Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2022

Katherine Rundell

£10.99 £10.44

Book of the Year: Non-Fiction Narrative

Menopausing: The Positive Roadmap to Your Second Spring

Davina McCall and Dr. Naomi Potter

£22.00 £20.90

Overall Book of the Year

Verity: The thriller that will capture your heart and blow your mind

Colleen Hoover

£9.99 £9.49

Book of the Year: Page Turner

A Better Day: Your Positive Mental Health Handbook - Winner of the Children's Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2023

Dr. Alex George and Dave Pratt

£9.99 £9.49

Book of the Year: Children's Non-Fiction

Grandad's Camper: A picture book for children that celebrates LGBTQIA+ families

Harry Woodgate

£7.99 £7.59

Children's Illustrated Book of the Year


SF Said and Dave McKean

£12.99 £12.34

Book of the Year: Children's Fiction

I'm a Fan

Sheena Patel

£9.99 £9.49

Book of the Year: Discover

The Twyford Code: Winner of the Crime and Thriller British Book of the Year

Janice Hallett

£8.99 £8.54

Book of the Year: Crime and Thriller

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