Fifty Shades of Grey has been voted Book of the Year 2012. E. L. James is the author of this book.
Fifty Shades of Grey has already become the best-selling book of all time. It has broken the record of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books.
Fifty Shades of Grey was voted number 1 by the reading public. It won more than three-quarters of the votes after the public was asked to cast a ballot for their favorite book as part of 2012's Specsavers National Book Awards. The book has been dubbed "mummy porn" because of his sexual content.
James beat other highly acclaimed authors to the top spot, including Hilary Mantel, who made the top 10 for her 'Bring Up The Bodies' and BBC presenter Clare Balding for her autobiography.
Fifty Shades of Grey is first of a trilogy and has become a literary phenomenon. It sold more than 6 million copies to become the best-selling book of all time in the UK.
This book is about a sado-masochistic relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey, has been a publishing sensation.
Rights to the books have been sold around the world and the trilogy is being published in languages including Albanian, Chinese, Russian, Serbian and Vietnamese.
All three books are also due to be filmed as part of a movie deal.
(with inputs from ANI)