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Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The Costa Book Awards 2008

The Costa Book Awards are among the more prestigous literary awards in the United Kingdom with entries also accepted from the Republic of Ireland. It used to be known as Whitbread and is described as populist in comparison to the Man Booker.

Here are the shortlisted titles in varied categories for the 2008 prize, with the respective winners announced on 6th January 2009 and the overall Costa winner celebrated at a ceremony in London on 27th January 2009. All winners receive generous cash prizes.