Some recent literary prize-winners you may have missed hearing about:
Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography: How to Survive the Titanic or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson.
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor.
Carnegie Medal & Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration: A Monster Calls (based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd) Patrick Ness & Jim Kay.
Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction: On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry.