I Am Malala wins National Specsaver Book Award

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12 December 2013
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imports_WRI_0-sklbdujm-100000_06402.jpg I Am Malala wins National Specsaver Book Award
Malala Yousafzai's autobiography has been voted non-fiction book of the year ...
Malala Yousafzai's autobiography has been voted non-fiction book of the year
Malala was shot by the Taliban, when she was 15, for going to school. Written with foreign correspondent Christina Lamb, I am Malala tells about her upbringing in northern Pakistan and her recovery from the shooting in a British hospital.
The other National Book Awards category winners, announced last night, were:
Autobiography/biography: David Jason: My Life (Century)
Popular fiction: An Officer and a Spy, Robert Harris (Cornerstone)
Crime book: The Carrier, Sophie Hannah (Hodder)
Food and drink book: Eat, Nigel Slater (HarperCollins)
International author: Gone Girl, Gilliam Flynn (Orion)
Author of the year: Life after Life, Kate Atkinson (Transworld)
Children's book: Demon Dentist, David Walliams (HarperCollins)
Audiobook: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman (Headline)
New writer: Tigers in Red Weather, Lisa Klaussmann (Picador)
Voting is now open for National Book Awards Book of the Year prize, which will be announced on 26 December.


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