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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist:

Shortlist Book Image

(Formerly known as The Orange Prize)

"The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman – is delighted to announce the 2014 shortlist.
This year’s six shortlisted books were whittled down from a twenty-strong longlist, which can be found here. The shortlist boasts one previous Orange Prize winner, one previously shortlisted author and three debut novelists.
Chair judge, Helen Fraser, describes the shortlist as, “brilliant, original and gripping.”
The judges must now choose an overall winner, who will be announced at an awards ceremony in The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, on 4th June 2014
Visit our Twitter and Facebook pages for daily updates on the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah
Hannah Kent – Burial Rites
Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland
Audrey Magee – The Undertaking*
Eimear McBride – A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing*
Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch
The Merrick Library has them!  
Come in and pick yours up today.
*- soon to be published in the US

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