Oct 28, 2021
By Christine Ross
Sir Paul McCartney is among 13 writers shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year Award.
The Beatles star’s highly anticipated new book The Lyrics is one of 13 titles under consideration.
Other nominees include England footballer Marcus Rashford for his children’s book You Are A Champion and nobel prize winner Sir Kazuo Ishiguro for his first novel Klara.
They Both Died At The End by Adam Silvera is also included on the shortlist.
This year’s shortlist is made up of five non-fiction titles, four fiction novels and four children’s books.
The winner will be announced 2 December.