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Costa Book Awards Shortlist

We are delighted to announce PIECES OF ME by Natalie Hart has been shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2018. The shortlist was announced on BBC Radio 4 Front Row yesterday evening.

Pieces of Me is a poignant and engrossing novel about love and family ties, and how they are affected by global and personal conflict. Natalie offers a different and lesser explored view of war from a female perspective through her central character Emma, a civilian working in Iraq.


The book is extremely authentic, the author Natalie Hart is a writer and qualitative researcher, specialising in conflict and post-conflict environments. Natalie began her career aged 22 working in Baghdad, where the novel is set.

The judges have called the book 'A beautiful and heartfelt debut about identity and belonging.

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