Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Loney named book of the year by the British Book Industry

Andrew Michael Hurley’s debut novel The Loney, first published as a limited Loneyrun of 300 by a small
independent publisher, has been named book of the year in the British Book Industry Awards. The Loney, described as somewhere between “literary gothic and supernatural horror, is Hurley’s first novel. See review. In January it won the Costa first novel award. Fiction book of the year was A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara which is shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Non-fiction book of the year went to Norwegian Wood, Lars Mytting and Robert Ferguson’s guide to wood-chopping (stacking and drying) the Norwegian way. Best children’s book was David Solomons’s My Brother is a Superhero.

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