Book of the Year: 2017
On March 15, 2019, the republican jury under the chairmanship of the national writer of the Republic of Tatarstan, Garaj Rahim, with the assistance of representatives of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, The Republican Agency of the Press & Mass Communication, and the National Library of the Republic of Tatarstan summed up the annual republican competition, "Book of the Year: 2017."
1,510 municipal libraries of theRepublicofTatarstantook part in finding the most readable book. The current competition includes 328 books, from which 46 are prose in the Tatar language, 48 are poetic collections in the Tatar language, 36 are books for children, 58 are books published in Russian, 74 are journalism and popular scientific literature in the Tatar language, and 66 are journalism and popular scientific literature in Russian.
Following the results of the competition winners and prize-winners for six nominations will be announced.