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Wednesday, 14 November, 2001, 10:43 GMT
Whitbread shortlists 2001
Carl Tighe
Shortlisted Carl Tighe was rejected by 25 publishers
The 2001 Whitbread Award shortlists

Whitbread Novel Award

The Siege, by Helen Dunmore
Atonement, by Ian McEwan
Oxygen, by Andrew Miller
Twelve Bar Blues, by Patrick Neate

Whitbread First Novel Award

The Oversight, by Will Eaves
Something Like A House, by Sid Smith
Burning Worm, by Carl Tighe
August, by Gerard Woodward

Eva Ibbotsen
Ibbotsen: A prize nominee at 76
Whitbread Poetry Award

The Age of Cardboard and String, by Charles Boyle
If I Don't Know, by Wendy Cope
Bunny, by Selima Hill
Panoramic Lounge-Bar, by John Stammers

Whitbread Biography Award

A View of Delft, by Anthony Bailey
Boswell's Presumptuous Task, by Adam Sisman
Selkirk's Island, by Diana Souhami
Flaubert: A Life, by Geoffrey Wall

Whitbread Children's Book of the Year

Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer
Journey to the River Sea, by Eva Ibbotson
The Lady and the Squire, by Terry Jones
The Amber Spyglass, by Philip Pullman

The Whitbread Book of the Year is chosen from one of the winning books in the above categories.

 VOTE RESULTS
Who should win the Whitbread novel prize?

Ian McEwan
 59.81% 

Helen Dunmore
 10.28% 

Andrew Miller
 7.48% 

Patrick Neate
 22.43% 

107 Votes Cast

Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion

See also:

28 Sep 01 | Reviews
McEwan's complicated triumph
18 Sep 01 | Arts
McEwan: Enduring talent
04 Jan 01 | Entertainment
Whitbread winners square up
18 Sep 01 | Arts
Miller's 'ingenious' novels
12 Oct 01 | Reviews
Oxygen lacks air of quality
27 Jan 99 | Entertainment
Posthumous Whitbread prize for Ted Hughes
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