Before I go to sleep

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Discovering the Novelist Within – with Helen Dunmore - Thursday, February 9, 2012

S J Watson will be doing a Guardian Masterclass with the brilliant Helen Dunmore on the 25th and 26th of February. Take a look and sign up here.

Crimezone ‘Best Debut’ Award - Thursday, February 9, 2012

Fantastic news! In the Netherlands, Before I Go to Sleep has won the Crimezone ‘Best Debut’ award! Details here.

Number one again! - Thursday, February 9, 2012

Before I Go to Sleep will spend another week at the top of the UK Sunday Times bestseller list – its fifth! The only other writers to have achieved this unbroken run at the top of the chart  in the last two years have been Jamie Oliver and David Nicholls (One Day)!

Fourth week at Number One! - Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Thanks to a sale of 21,732 copies last week S J Watson’s Before I Go to Sleep remains at the top of the official UK chart for a fourth consecutive week. According to The Bookseller, the novel has now sold 98,519 copies in the UK this year, outselling the next bestselling début novel, Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by two copies to one.

S J Watson in Denmark! - Tuesday, January 31, 2012

S J Watson will be appearing at the Horsen’s Crime Festival in Denmark in March. Check out the events pages for details!

NUMBER ONE! - Tuesday, January 10, 2012

We’re delighted to report that Before I Go to Sleep is the bestselling book  in the UK! It will be at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list next week! Thank you to everyone who has supported the book!

The TV Book Club! - Thursday, January 5, 2012

MORE exciting news! Not only has Before I Go to Sleep – A Novel been selected as one of Richard and Judy’s picks, it’s also in the list for the TV Book Club! Take a look here!

Before I Go to Sleep selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club! - Tuesday, January 3, 2012

We’re very excited to report that Before I Go to Sleep has been selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club! There’ll be an exclusive paperback edition available from WHSmith in the UK, with some extra content! More details can be found here.

Interview - Tuesday, January 3, 2012

There a link here to a clip of S J Watson discussing Before I Go to Sleep on television.

End of Year charts! - Thursday, December 29, 2011

We’re delighted to report that Before I Go to Sleep features in this list of reader’s choices for favourite books in Canada’s National Post. It’s at number 8, which is brilliant!

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