Friday, 4 April 2008

Orange Long List


This is the prize for women writing in English. The list is a mix of established names and debut writers. How many have I read? None (though Ann Enright is under my bed (the book, not the author)) How many have I heard of? Five. Looks like a bit of reading to be done.

Anita Amirrezvani The Blood of Flowers
Stella Duffy The Room of Lost Things
Jennifer Egan The Keep
Anne Enright The Gathering
Linda Grant The Clothes on Their Backs
Tessa Hadley The Master Bedroom
Nancy Huston Fault Lines
Gail Jones Sorry
Sadie Jones The Outcast
Lauren Liebenberg The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam
Charlotte Mendelson When We Were Bad
Deborah Moggach In The Dark
Anita Nair Mistress
Heather O'Neill Lullabies for Little Criminals
Elif Shafak The Bastard of Istanbul
Dalia Sofer The Septembers of Shiraz
Scarlett Thomas The End of Mr Y
Carol Topolski Monster Love
Rose Tremain The Road Home
Patricia Wood Lottery

1 comment:

Leatherdykeuk said...

I've only read the Rose Tremain and the Patricia Wood.