The Italian Teacher

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2018 Costa Book Awards Shortlist Announced


The Costa Book Awards announced their 2018 shortlist. The award, which honors works by UK- and Ireland-based authors, is given in five categories: First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry, and Children’s Book. Each shortlist category included four nominees.

The First Novel category included the following fiction debuts: Pieces of Me by Natalie Hart; An Unremarkable Body by Elisa Lodato; The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton; and Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson.

The Novel category included the following nominees: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker; The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman; Normal People by Sally Rooney; and From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan.

Winners in each category, as well as the overall Costa Book of the Year, will be announced in January.

Tuesday New Release Day: Wideman; Chen; Rachman; Tolstaya; Quindlen


Out this week: American Histories by John Edgar Wideman; Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen;  The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman; Aetherial Worlds by Tatyana Tolstaya; and Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen.

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