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October 30, 2012

Winterson memoir bags indie booksellers prize

30.10.12 | Lisa Campbell

Members of the public have voted Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson (Vintage) as the winner of the Independent Booksellers’ Book Prize 2012.

The children’s winner meanwhile was One Dog and His Boy (Marion Lloyd Books) by the late Eva Ibbotson.

Members of the public chose Winterson’s book from a shortlist of 10 while Ibbotson’s title won from a shortlist of 12. The shortlists were selected from titles put forward by publishers and selected by a panel of judges.

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