BBC - Everything you need to know about 's best books so farIn April the BBC's Big Read began the search for the nation's best-loved novel, and we asked you to nominate your favourite books. Below and on the next page are all the rest of the results from number to in numerical order! Home Explore the BBC. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving. Print This Page.
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One of the most talked-about novels of the year, Normal People by Sally Rooney is an exquisite love story about two young people navigating school and university in Ireland. It was named the best book of by Waterstones and has made a star of its year-old author. This year's Man Booker Prize winner , Milkman by Anna Burns, is set during The Troubles in Northern Ireland, and follows an year-old girl who is forced into a relationship by an older married man. The judges said: "You've never heard a voice like it before, it's completely new. A portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, where he discovers a strange painting in the attic Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming , became the biggest-selling book of the year in the USA within just 15 days of publication. It chronicles the experiences that have shaped her, from her childhood in Chicago to her legal career and her life with President Barack Obama as the First Lady of the United States.
Plus we have links to a wealth of delights available across the BBC. We also remember Helen Dunmore, who recently passed away. Twenty years on, many agree it has been worth the wait for a follow up! The brilliant Indira Varma reads, with support from Emilio Doorgasingh. Here are seven reasons why you should read her work…. Andrew O'Hagan reads from his essay Ghosting , about the turbulent process of writing the memoir of Wikileaks editor Julian Assange.
It can often feel like an impossible challenge, finishing a great book and then being tasked with finding equally-exciting new reading material. The Radio 2 Book Club is here to help. Every other week, Jo Whiley celebrates the best in new fiction, while a local book club based in the UK is tasked with giving their verdict. Here is a selection of Book Club highlights, picking out some of the most talked-about novels of so far. What is it about?
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In April the BBC's Big Read began the search for the nation's best-loved novel, and we asked you to nominate your favourite books. Below and on the next page are all the results from number 1 to in numerical order! Home Explore the BBC. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.