Waterstones reveals its Books of the Year

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Each year Waterstones’ booksellers nominate and vote for their favourite book and author published over the past 12 months.

We are delighted that Waterstones has named Charlie Macksey’s The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse as its Book of the Year 2019 and the activist Greta Thunberg, author of No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, as its Author of the Year 2019.

Waterstones said both books had made an ‘unparalleled impression’ on its booksellers amidst a wide-ranging and immensely strong shortlist; standing out ‘as the books we most need now…in a time of uncertainty.’


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