The longlist for this year’s Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced and features Before I GO to Sleep! The shortlist will be unveiled on 5th July, and the winner announced in Harrogate on 19th July at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.
Last week was quite a week for Before I Go to Sleep! The book has been long listed for the Desmond Elliott Prize, shortlisted for a Crimefest Award AND voted most popular title in the TV Book Club! And it’s still at number 10 in the UK Sunday Times bestseller list – an unbroken run of 17 weeks in the top 10!
Before I Go to Sleep is this week at number 5 in the UK’s Sunday Times bestseller list. This is the book’s 14th week in the top 10, and it’s the bestselling paperback of the year so far!
Before I Go to Sleep has now been published in Denmark, where it is called “Før jeg lukker øjnene” . We’re delighted to report that the book has got off to a flying start – it’s at number 4 in the bookseller chain Bog & Idé , and also at number 4 with Arnold Busck! What a great start!
We’re delighted to report that Before I Go to Sleep is still at number one in the UK’s Sunday Times bestseller list! This week will be its seventh at the top of the charts!
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.