Best Books of 2020

If ever there has been a time for escaping it all and curling up with a good book, it’s been 2020 – a year, more than most, that we’ve needed to shut out the noise and find comfort and distraction in a good read. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland asked children’s writer Myra Zepf, who was in Brussels last year as part of the Transpoesie Festival, crime fiction author Kelly Creighton and Patsy Horton, Blackstaff Press, to pick their favourite books of the last twelve months. Here’s their recommendations for some last minute gifts that will make the perfect stocking fillers this Christmas.