1999 Whitbread Awards


1999 Whitbread Awards

Book of the Year

:Seamus Heaney, "Beowulf"

Children's Book

Winner:
*J. K. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"Shortlist:
*Carol Ann Duffy, "Meeting Midnight"
*Michael Morpurgo, "Kensuke’s Kingdom"
*Jacqueline Wilson, "The Illustrated Mum"

First Novel

Winner:
*Tim Lott, "White City Blue"Shortlist:
*Suzanne Cleminshaw, "The Great Ideas"
*Andrew O’Hagan, "Our Fathers"
*Francine Stock, "A Foreign Country"

Novel

Winner:
*Rose Tremain, "Music and Silence"Shortlist:
*Jim Crace, "Being Dead"
*Michael Frayn, "Headlong"
*Joanne Harris, "Chocolat"

Biography

Winner:
*David Cairns, "Berlioz Volume Two: Servitude and Greatness"Shortlist:
*Nicholas Shakespeare, "Bruce Chatwin"
*Hilary Spurling, "Matisse"

Poetry

Winner:
*Seamus Heaney, "Beowulf"Shortlist:
*Michael Hofmann, "Approximately Nowhere"
*Ted Hughes, "Alcestis"
*Don Paterson, "The Eyes"


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