2004 Whitbread Awards

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The Whitbread Awards (1971–2005), called Costa Book Awards since 2006, are literary awards in the United Kingdom, awarded both for high literary merit but also for works considered enjoyable reading. This page gives details of the awards given in the year 2004.

Dates[edit]

  • Thursday 6 January 2005 - Award winners announced in all five categories
  • Tuesday 25 January 2005 - Announcement of the Whitbread Book of the Year

Book of the Year[edit]

Children's Book[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First Novel[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Novel[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Biography[edit]

Winner:

  • John Guy, My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots

Shortlist:

Poetry[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

References[edit]