Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Orange Prize for Fiction 2009 - Longlist

The Orange Prize for Fiction is awarded to novels written in the English language and written by women. This is the longlist for this year (I have highlighted what appeals to my senses as a reader and I will be giving you the plots in a nice post pretty soon):

"The Household Guide to Dying" by Debra Adelaide (Australia)
"Girl in a Blue Dress" by Gaynor Arnold (UK)
"Their Finest Hour and a Half" by Lissa Evans (UK)
"Blonde Roots" by Bernardine Evaristo (UK)
"Scottsboro" by Ellen Feldman (USA)
"Strange Music" by Laura Fish (UK)
"Love Marriage" by V.V. Ganeshananthan (USA)
"Intuition" by Allegra Goodman (USA)
"The Wilderness" by Samantha Harvey (UK)
"The Invention of Everything Less" by Samantha Hunt (USA)
"The Lost Dog" by Michelle de Kretser (Sri Lanka/Australia)
"Molly Fox's Birthday" by Deirdre Madden (Ireland)
"A Mercy" by Toni Morrison (USA)
"The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight" by Gina Oschner (USA)
"Home" by Marilynne Robinson (USA)
"Evening is the Whole Day" by Preeta Samarasan (Malaysia)
"Burnt Shadows" by Kamila Shamsie (Pakistan)
"American Wife" by Curtis Settenfeld (USA)
"The Flying Troutmans" by Miriam Toews (Canada)
"The Personal History of Rachel DuPree" by Ann Weisgarber (USA)

1 comment:

  1. Ti ho nominata per il premio Symbelmine,so che spesso sono una scocciatura ma la motivazione non è male;a presto!