The Women’s Prize for fiction, previously known as the Orange Prize, has announced the twenty titles on its longlist for 2013.
The Women’s Prize for fiction is awarded for the best novel of the year written by a woman.
Any woman writing in English – whatever her nationality, country of residence, age or subject matter – is eligible.
The shortlist will be announced on the 16 April 2013 and the winner who will receive a prize of £30, 000 will be announced on the 5 June 2013.
A great list of books; some are already really popular among Library members.
Any copies not held within the Library have been ordered and can be reserved online once they become available.
Click on the links below to reserve titles already part of Parramatta Library’s collection.
NW by Zadie Smith
Mateship with Birds by Carrie Tiffany
The light Between Oceans– M L Stedman
Bring up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel
Flight Behaviour – by Barbara Kingsolver
Gone Girl – by Gillian Flynn
The Forrests – by Emily Perkins
Where’d you go Bernadette – by Maria Semple
The Innocents – by Francesca Segal
Ignorance – by Michele Roberts
The People of Forever are not Afraid – by Shani Boianjiu
Lamb – by Bonnie Nadzam
The Red Book – by Deborah Copaken Kogan
The Marlowe Papers – by Ros Barber
May We Be Forgiven – by A M Homes
How Should a Person Be? – by Sheila Heti
Alif the Unseen by G Willow Wilson
Honour – by Elif Shafak
A Trick I Learned from Dead Men – by Kitty Aldridge
Life after Life – by Kate Atkinson
How many have you read?