These books have impressed judges enough to be crowned the winners of literary competitions in 2019.
The Booker Prize - Joint Winners: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood and Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
The Man Booker International Prize - Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
Women's Prize for Fiction - An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Wellcome Book Prize - Murmur by Will Eaves
Desmond Elliott Prize - Golden Child by Clare Adam
Walter Scott Prize - The Long Take by Robin Robertson
Jhalak Prize - In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne