We are honoured to be the accessibility partner for this year's British Book Awards.

Congratulations to all the winners!

In its 31st year, The British Book Awards celebrate the best of the British book world. This year, we have partnered with 'The Nibbies' to highlight the shortlisted books in our collection, along with others by the featured authors, so that the awards are accessible to as many people as possible.

Calibre Audio is free to join for anyone with a disability that impacts reading print. Learn more here.

Listen to the winners

Audiobook - Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty
Catalogue number 014690 (listen from next week)

Fiction: Debut - Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
Catalogue number 014367 (postal only)

Non-fiction: Narrative - Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
Catalogue number 617767 (listen from next week)

Overall book of the year - Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
Catalogue number 014367 (postal only)

Listen to the shortlist

We are very pleased to have the following from the shortlist available for our members to listen to. We are continuing to add to our collection so remember to check back.

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Audiobook
Grown-ups

Catalogue Number: 13920

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Fiction
The Mirror and the Light

Catalogue Number: 13932

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Fiction: Crime & Thriller
The Guest List

Catalogue Number: 14031

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Fiction: Début
Shuggie Bain

Catalogue Number: 14367

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Pageturner
Just My Luck

Catalogue Number: 14250

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Fiction: Crime & Thriller
A Song for the Dark Times

Catalogue Number: #014386

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Non-Fiction: Narrative
Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

Catalogue Number: 14436

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Children's Fiction
Anisha, Accidental Detective

Catalogue Number: #Anisha

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Non-Fiction: Narrative
Diary of a Young Naturalist

Catalogue Number: #617767

Available Soon!
Audiobook
Think Like a Monk

Catalogue Number: #014690

Available Soon!
Pageturner
Rag And Bone Christmas

Catalogue Number: #RagAndBone

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Pageturner
Darkdawn

Catalogue Number: #Darkdawn

Author back-catalogues

With an extensive collection of books from many of the featured authors, we have hours of listening ready and waiting to keep members entertained.

Marian Keyes

Angels
The Break
The Brightest Star in the Sky
The Other Side of the Story
This Charming Man
The Woman Who Stole My Life

Susanna Clarke

The Ladies of Grace Adieu

Matt Haig

A Boy Called Christmas
Father Christmas and Me
The Girl Who Saved Christmas
The Dead Fathers Club
How to Stop Time
The Humans
The Last Family in England
Notes on a Nervous Planet
The Possession of Mr Cave
The Radleys
Reasons to Stay Alive

Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil
The Cuckoo’s Calling
The Silkworm

Neil Gaiman

Anansi Boys
The Graveyard Book
Stardust
Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett)

Tom Fletcher

The Christmasaurus
The Dinosaur that pooped a planet (with Dougie Poynter)
The Dinosaur that pooped the past (with Dougie Poynter)
Eve of Man (with Giovana Fletcher)

David Walliams

Awful Auntie
Bad Dad
The Beast of Buckingham Palace
Billionarire Boy
The Boy in the Dress
Demon Denitst
Fing
Gangsta Granny
Grandpa’s Great Escape
The Ice Monster
The Midnight Gang
Mr Stink
Ratburger
Slime
Spectacular Stories for the Very Young
The World’s Worst Children
The World’s Worst Children 2
The World’s Worst Parents
The World’s Worst Teachers

M G Leonard

Beetle Boy

J K Rowling

The Casual Vacancy
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

The Lost Words

Katherine Rundell

The Explorer
The Good Thieves
One Christmas Wish
Rooftoppers
Why You Should Read Children’s Books Even Though You Are So Old and Wise
The Wolf Wilder

Elena Ferrante

My Brilliant Friend

Ken Follett

Hornet Flight
Night Over Water
Paper Money
The Pillars of The Earth
A Place Called Freedom
World Without End

Hilary Mantel

Beyond Black
Bring Up the Bodies
Fludd
Wolf Hall

Maggie O'Farrell

After You’d Gone
The Distance Between Us
The Hand That First Held Mine
I am, I am, I am
Instructions for a Heatwave
My Lover’s Lover
This Must Be The Place
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Lee Child

61 Hours
The Affair
Bad Luck and Trouble
Gone Tomorrow
The Hard Way
Killing Floor
Make Me
The Midnight Line
Never Go Back
Night School
No Middle Name
Nothing To Lose
One Shot
Past Tense
Personal
A Wanted Man
Worth Dying For

Joy Ellis

Their Lost Daughters

Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party

Ian Rankin

Bleeding Hearts
The Complaints
A Cool Head
Dead Souls
A Deep Hole
Even Dogs in the Wild
The Falls
Fleshmarket Close
The Flood
The Impossible Dead
Let it Bleed
The Naming of the Dead
A Question of Blood
Rather Be the Devil
Resurrection Men
Saints of the Shadow Bible
Set in Darkness
Standing in Another Man’s Grave
Strip Jack
Tooth and Nail
Watchman
Witch Hunt

Nadiya Hussain

The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters

David Attenborough

Adventures of a Young Naturalist
Life on Earth
The Private Life of Plants

Ben Aaronovitch

Broken Homes
Foxglove Summer
Moon Over soho
Rivers of London
Whispers Underground

Dilly Court

The Best of Daughters
The Button Box
The Christmas Rose
The Christmas Wedding
Cinderella Sister
The Constant Heart
The Country Bride
The Dollmaker’s Daughters
The Lady’s Maid
A Loving Family
The Mistletoe Seller
A Mother’s Secret
A Mother’s Trust
Nettie’s Secret
The Orphan’s Dream
The Ragged Heiress
Ragged Rose
The River Maid
The Summer Maiden
The Swan Maid
A Village Scandal
The Workhouse Girl

Adele Parks

About Last Night
The State We’re In


Visit here for the full list of books shortlisted for Book of the Year.