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Not the Booker prize 2020: Richard Owain Roberts wins with Hello Friend We Missed You

Sam Jordison
·1-min read

The votes are in and we have a clear leader: Hello Friend We Missed You by Richard Owain Roberts with 97 eligible votes. More than 30 votes behind that is Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell with 62. Close behind that Underdogs: Tooth And Nail by Chris Bonnello with 41 votes. Extremely close behind that, Hashim & Family by Shahnaz Ahsan with 39 votes. And then we have The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré and Akin by Emma Donoghue with 12 and five votes respectively.

Our brave judges have reached their decision and agreed with the public vote, which makes Richard Owain Roberts the winner of the 2020 Not the Booker prize. Hearty congratulations to him. You can watch the discussion below.