Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel

This is a complete list of Hilary Mantel books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Axon Family Books in Publication Order

List of Thomas Cromwell Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Giving Up the Ghost
2003
2
A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing (With: Ben Miles, Nicholas Pearson, Bill Hamilton, Aurora Dawson-Hunte, Jane Wymark, Lydia Leonard)
A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing (With: Ben Miles, Nicholas Pearson, Bill Hamilton, Aurora Dawson-Hunte, Jane Wymark, Lydia Leonard)
2023

List of The Human Predicament Books in Publication Order (with Richard Hughes)

List of Hilary Mantel Anthologies in Publication Order

Hilary Mantel: Biography

Hilary Mantel (Hilary Mary Thompson) was born on July 6th, 1952. Hilary passed away September 22nd, 2022 at 70 years old. Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, England.

Hilary Mantel (Hilary Mary Thompson) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 7 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1988 with the novel Eight Months on Ghazzah Street. The most recently released novel was Beyond Black which was released in 2005.

Hilary Mantel also wrote the Thomas Cromwell series which has 4 books including Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

Hilary Mantel was inducted into the Nielsen Bestseller Awards' 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame.

Hilary Mantel: Awards & Accolades

Hilary Mantel won the Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 2018.

Mantel's books have also won multiple awards, Wolf Hall won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 2009 as well as the British Book Awards - UK Author of the Year in 2010, Walter Scott Prize - Best Historical Fiction Novel in 2010. Bring Up the Bodies won the British Book Awards, UK Author of the Year, in 2012 as well as the Booker Prize - Best Fiction Book in 2012. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher won the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2015. The Mirror and the Light won the Walter Scott Prize, Best Historical Fiction Novel, in 2021.

The following novels by Hilary Mantel were also nominated for these awards:

  • Beyond Black: Women's Prize, For Fiction (2006).
  • Wolf Hall: Women's Prize, For Fiction (2010).
  • Bring Up the Bodies: Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2012). Women's Prize, For Fiction (2013). Walter Scott Prize, Best Historical Fiction Novel (2013).
  • The Mirror and the Light: Women's Prize, For Fiction (2020). Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2020). British Book Awards, Fiction Book of the Year (2021).

Hilary Mantel: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Mirror and the Light was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2020 and a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2020.

Hilary Mantel: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Hilary Mantel on Book Notification is The Mirror and the Light, the 4th novel in the Thomas Cromwell series.

The most read book by Hilary Mantel on Book Notification is Wolf Hall, the 1st novel in the Thomas Cromwell series.

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Hilary Mantel: F.A.Q

When was Hilary Mantel Born?

Hilary Mantel was born on July 6th, 1952.

When did Hilary Mantel die?

Hilary Mantel died on September 22nd, 2022 at 70 years old.

Where was Hilary Mantel Born?

Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, England.

What awards has Hilary Mantel won?

Hilary Mantel has won the following awards: Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (2018).

What book awards has Hilary Mantel won?

Wolf Hall: Booker Prize Best Fiction Book (2009), British Book Awards UK Author of the Year (2010), Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Fiction Novel (2010).
Bring Up the Bodies: British Book Awards UK Author of the Year (2012), Booker Prize Best Fiction Book (2012).
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Audie Award Best Short Stories or Collections (2015).
The Mirror and the Light: Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Fiction Novel (2021).

What was the first book Hilary Mantel wrote?

The first novel written by Hilary Mantel was The Fox in the Attic, published in 1961.

What was the most recent book Hilary Mantel wrote?

Her most recently released work was A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing on October 24th, 2023.

How many books has Hilary Mantel written?

Hilary Mantel has written 21 books. 2 books in the Axon Family Series, 4 books in the Thomas Cromwell Series, 7 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 3 books in the Short Story Collections, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 2 books in the The Human Predicament Series.

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