The shortlists for the Costa Book Awards 2019 were announced back in November 2019 and now the winners of each of the five categories have been announced. The winning books from each genre were announced live and exclusively on BBC’s Front Row by Suzannah Lipscomb, the Chair of Costa Biography Award.
Anyway, it’s the list you’re waiting for so without further ado, here it is along with the thoughts from the Costa Prize judges.
First Novel Award
Children’s Book Award
Congratulations to all the category award-winning books which will now all move forward to consideration as Costa’s Book of the Year 2019. Their overall Book of the Year will be announced later on 28th January 2020, so stay tuned to find out which book triumphs.