The Short List in each of the categories is decided at the Judges' Conference after extensive discussion and by secret ballot by the Judges. The Short List usually has six titles in each category. Questions you may have about the process of judging and the nature of the Short List might be answered on our new FAQ page.
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Eve Pownall Award for Information Books Short list 2012
Short list 2012