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Article  •  19 January 2024

 

Award-winning and shortlisted books of 2024

Discover some of the best Penguin Random House books of 2024 with this list of award-winning and shortlisted titles this year.

Congratulations to all the Penguin Random House authors who have been honoured by awards this year.

Across a wide range of genres, these shortlisted and awarded-winning books are great feats of literature from some of our amazing authors.

Scroll on to see the award winners and be prepared to discover a new favourite on this list.

Editorial Note: This list will be continuously updated throughout 2024 as awards are announced.

Shortlisted and award-winning books 2024

Award winners

  • Close to Home by Michael Magee, Nero Book Awards, Debut Fiction 2023
  • The Bee Sting by Paul Murray, Nero Book Awards, Fiction 2023
  • The Swifts by Beth Lincoln, Nero Book Awards, Children's Fiction 2023

Shortlisted titles

 

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