Book of the Year

Vote on the winner our Book of the Year title. You decide who wins.

Voting now closed: Monday 17 December – Monday 31 December 2018

We created a shortlist of the most popular books by Scottish authors in our libraries in 2018. These titles were selected because of the high number of issues last year in CultureNL Libraries and that they were first published in 2018.

CultureNL Libraries Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist:

Peter May – I’ll Keep You Safe (votes – 6.6%)
Craig Robertson – The Photographer (votes – 7.7%)
Quintin Jardine – A Brush With Death (votes – 2.2%)
Jenny Colgan – Endless Beach (votes – 7.7%)
James Oswald – The Gathering Dark (votes – 24.2%)
Alex Gray – Only The Dead Can Tell (votes – 12.1%)
Irvine Welsh – Dead Men’s Trousers (votes – 34%)
Mason Cross – Presumed Dead (votes – 5.5%)

And the 2018 Winner is, as Voted by You…:

Irvine Welsh – Dead Men’s Trousers

Click the cover to go to our online catalogue where you can reserve a copy and find out why it won.