21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame

Cecelia Ahern

Platinum Bestseller: PS I Love You
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPERCOLLINS
Nationality: Irish

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Robert C. Atkins

Platinum Bestseller: Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution
UK publisher: Random House Group - VERMILION
Nationality: American

Louis de Bernières

Platinum Bestseller: Captain Corelli's Mandolin
UK publisher: Random House Group - VINTAGE CLASSICS

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John Boyne

Platinum Bestseller: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
UK publisher: Random House Childrens Group - DEFINITIONS
Nationality: Irish

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Dan Brown

Platinum Bestseller: The Da Vinci Code
UK publisher: Transworld Group - CORGI
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Dan Brown
  • Digital Fortress
  • Angels and Demons
  • Deception Point
  • The Lost Symbol
  • Inferno

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Bill Bryson

Platinum Bestseller: A Short History of Nearly Everything
UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

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Rod Campbell

Platinum Bestseller: Dear Zoo
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PUFFIN

Eric Carle

Platinum Bestseller: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PUFFIN

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Jeremy Clarkson

Platinum Bestseller: The World According to Clarkson
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PENGUIN

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Paulo Coelho

Platinum Bestseller: The Alchemist:A Fable About Following Your Dream
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPERCOLLINS
Nationality: Brazilian

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Martina Cole

Platinum Bestseller: Honorary Platinum Award
UK publisher:

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Suzanne Collins

Platinum Bestseller: The Hunger Games
UK publisher: Scholastic
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Suzanne Collins
  • Catching Fire
  • Mockingjay

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Sylvia Day

Platinum Bestseller: Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PENGUIN

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Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Platinum Bestseller: The Gruffalo
UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
  • Monkey Puzzle
  • Room on the Broom
  • The Snail and the Whale
  • The Gruffalo's Child
  • Stick Man

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Sebastian Faulks

Platinum Bestseller: Birdsong
UK publisher: Random House Group - VINTAGE

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Helen Fielding

Platinum Bestseller: Bridget Jones's Diary
UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - PICADOR

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Helen Fielding
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • Bridget Jones's Guide to Life
  • Bridget Jones's Diary: The First Columns
  • Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy
  • Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries

Gillian Flynn

Platinum Bestseller: Gone Girl
UK publisher: Orion Group - W&N
Nationality: American

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Dawn French

Platinum Bestseller: Dear Fatty
UK publisher: Random House Group - ARROW

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Dawn French
  • A Tiny Bit Marvellous
  • Oh Dear Sylvia
  • According to Yes

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Arthur Golden

Platinum Bestseller: Memoirs of a Geisha
UK publisher: Random House Group - VINTAGE CLASSICS
Nationality: American

John Gray

Platinum Bestseller: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
UK publisher: HarperCollins Grp
Nationality: American

John Green

Platinum Bestseller: The Fault in Our Stars
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PENGUIN
Nationality: American

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John Grisham

Platinum Bestseller: The Broker
UK publisher: Random House Group - ARROW
Nationality: American

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Mark Haddon

Platinum Bestseller: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
UK publisher: Random House Grp

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Joanne Harris

Platinum Bestseller: Chocolat
UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

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Victoria Hislop

Platinum Bestseller: The Island
UK publisher: Headline Group - HEADLINE REVIEW

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Anthony Horowitz

Platinum Bestseller: Honorary Platinum Award
UK publisher: Walker Books

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Khaled Hosseini

Platinum Bestseller: The Kite Runner
UK publisher: Bloomsbury Group - BLOOMSBURY
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Khaled Hosseini
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

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E. L. James

Platinum Bestseller: Fifty Shades of Grey
UK publisher: Random House Group - ARROW

Other Platinum Bestsellers from E. L. James
  • Fifty Shades Darker
  • Fifty Shades Freed
  • Grey

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Peter Kay

Platinum Bestseller: The Sound of Laughter
UK publisher: Random House Group - ARROW

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Judith Kerr

Platinum Bestseller: The Tiger Who Came to Tea
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Jeff Kinney

Platinum Bestseller: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
UK publisher: Penguin Group - PUFFIN
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Jeff Kinney
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third wheel
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

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Stieg Larsson

Platinum Bestseller: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
UK publisher: Quercus Group - MACLEHOSE PRESS
Nationality: Swedish

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Stieg Larsson
  • The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

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Harper Lee

Platinum Bestseller: To Kill a Mockingbird
UK publisher: Random House Group - ARROW
Nationality: American

Marina Lewycka

Platinum Bestseller: A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian
UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Marina Lewycka
  • Two Caravans
  • We Are All Made of Glue
  • Various Pets Alive and Dead

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Hilary Mantel

Platinum Bestseller: Wolf Hall
UK publisher: Canongate

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Hilary Mantel
  • Bring Up The Bodies

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Yann Martel

Platinum Bestseller: Life of Pi
UK publisher: Canongate
Nationality: Canadian

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George R. R. Martin

Platinum Bestseller: A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER VOYAGER
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from George R. R. Martin
  • A Clash of Kings

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Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram

Platinum Bestseller: Guess How Much I Love You
UK publisher: Walker Books

Alexander McCall Smith

Platinum Bestseller: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - ABACUS

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Frank McCourt

Platinum Bestseller: Angela's Ashes: A Memoir of a Childhood
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER PERENNIAL
Nationality: Irish/American

Ian McEwan

Platinum Bestseller: Atonement
UK publisher: Random House Group - VINTAGE

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Gillian McKeith

Platinum Bestseller: You are What You Eat:The Plan That Will Change Your Life
UK publisher: Penguin Group - VIRGIN BOOKS

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Stephenie Meyer

Platinum Bestseller: Twilight
UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - ATOM
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Stephenie Meyer
  • New Moon
  • Eclipse
  • Breaking Dawn

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Kate Mosse

Platinum Bestseller: Labyrinth
UK publisher: Orion

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David Nicholls

Platinum Bestseller: One Day
UK publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Group - HODDER PAPERBACKS

Audrey Niffenegger

Platinum Bestseller: The Time Traveler's Wife
UK publisher: Random House Group - VINTAGE CLASSICS
Nationality: American

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Jamie Oliver

Platinum Bestseller: Jamie's 30-Minute Meals
UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Jamie Oliver
  • Jamie's 15-Minute Meals

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George Orwell

Platinum Bestseller: Nineteen Eighty Four
UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN CLASSICS

Other Platinum Bestsellers from George Orwell
  • Th Road to Wigan Pier
  • Homage to Catlonia
  • Animal Farm

Tony Parsons

Platinum Bestseller: Man and Boy
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER

Dave Pelzer

Platinum Bestseller: A Child Called It
UK publisher: Orion

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Jodi Picoult

Platinum Bestseller: My Sister's Keeper
UK publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Group - HODDER PAPERBACKS
Nationality: American

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Philip Pullman

Platinum Bestseller: Northern Lights
UK publisher: Scholastic

Other Platinum Bestsellers from Philip Pullman
  • The Subtle Knife
  • The Amber Spyglass

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Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury

Platinum Bestseller: We're Going on a Bear Hunt
UK publisher: Walker Books

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J. K. Rowling

Platinum Bestseller: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
UK publisher: Bloomsbury Group - BLOOMSBURY

Other Platinum Bestsellers from J. K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The Casual Vacancy

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J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Platinum Bestseller: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal)
UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - LITTLE, BROWN

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Alice Sebold

Platinum Bestseller: The Lovely Bones
UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - PICADOR
Nationality: American

Delia Smith

Platinum Bestseller: Delia's How To Cook: Book One
UK publisher: Random House Group - BBC BOOKS

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John Steinbeck

Platinum Bestseller: Of Mice and Men
UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN CLASSICS
Nationality: American

Other Platinum Bestsellers from John Steinbeck
  • Tortilla Flat
  • Red Pony
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Cannery Row
  • East of Eden

Pamela Stephenson

Platinum Bestseller: Billy Connolly
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPERCOLLINS
Nationality: American

Kathryn Stockett

Platinum Bestseller: The Help
UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN
Nationality: American

J. R. R. Tolkien

Platinum Bestseller: The Hobbit
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPERCOLLINS

Other Platinum Bestsellers from J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Two Towers
  • The Return of the King

Lynne Truss

Platinum Bestseller: Eats, Shoots and Leaves:The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
UK publisher: HarperCollins - FOURTH ESTATE

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David Walliams

Platinum Bestseller: Gangsta Granny
UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER COLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Other Platinum Bestsellers from David Walliams
  • Mr Stick
  • Billionaire Boy
  • Demon Dentist
  • Awful Auntie

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Jacqueline Wilson

Platinum Bestseller: Honorary Platinum Award
UK publisher: Random House Children's

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Carlos Luis Zafon

Platinum Bestseller: The Shadow of the wind
UK publisher: Orion Group - W&N
Nationality: Spanish

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Marcus Zuzak

Platinum Bestseller: The Book Thief
UK publisher: Random House Group - DEFINITIONS
Nationality: Australian

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