Costa Book Awards: Three previous winners nominated for best novel
Three former winners of the Costa Novel Award have been shortlisted again for this year's prize.
Maggie O'Farrell, Rose Tremain and Sebastian Barry will compete for the prize at the Costa Book Awards, formerly known as the Whitbread Awards.
Sarah Perry has also been nominated in the category for her novel The Essex Serpent.
Singer Kate Tempest leads the all-female shortlist in the poetry category.
There are five categories in the annual Costa Book Awards - for novel, first novel, poetry, biography and children's book.
The winners in each of the five categories will receive £5,000 before one... read more
- 12:05 Dordon singer rubs shoulders with X Factor finalist Saara Alto
- 12:05 Atherstone factory finally set for redevelopment after plans agreed
- 12:05 Paris police search for man on Metro stabbing spree
- 12:05 Finally! Redheads may be getting their own emoji after an...
- 12:05 NHS transformation plans are beset by infighting
- 12:05 Return to Perth for star striker Stevie May is unlikely says Tommy...
- 12:05 EXCLUSIVE: Luke Rockhold to undergo stem cell treatment on injured...
- 12:05 Top 10 most complained about adverts of 2016
- 12:05 Nominations open for the Citizenship Awards for Todmorden 2017
- 12:04 Brother and sister pass driving tests at same time on same day
- 12:04 Do you have dashcam footage of M1 crash?
- 12:04 Friends join forces to cash in on the trend for vintage
- 12:04 ScotRail managing director Phil Verster steps down
- 12:03 Church fracking claim sparks online war
- 12:03 Your chance to see Wicked within 45 minutes from Coventry...
- 12:03 Steven Todd: How will Brexit affect construction?
- 12:03 Why Tottenham could crush Manchester City this weekend
- 12:03 Under fire ScotRail chief Phil Verster quits
- 12:02 Targeting hare coursers in Crowland and Deeping St James
- 12:02 Christine joins council shared management teams
- 12:02 Brutal Derby attacker Christopher Magee sentenced today - live updates
- 12:01 Everton Expected XI: Tom Davies to start in 3-5-2 to face Crystal...
- 12:01 Northampton fourth in UK for highest number of bus passengers, says...
- 12:01 Life in Kathmandu was a world away from the UK
- 12:01 BREAKING NEWS: Three 14-year-old boys arrested over stabbings in...
- 12:00 The Obamas prepare to leave the White House for the final time...
- 12:00 BREAKING NEWS: Three 14-year-old boys arrested over stabbings in...
- 12:00 Sunshine and colder conditions
- 11:59 Germany says IMF plans to stay involved in Greek bailout talks
- 11:59 Paul Merson tells Arsene Wenger to sign Manchester United transfer...