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Book of the Year 2012

Voting is now closed.

Congratulations to Donal Ryan, whose debut novel The Spinning Heart has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year.


National Book Tokens can be spent in all good bookshops across Ireland.  Visit for a full stockist list.