Monday, March 23, 2009

Orange Prize for fiction 2009- longlist

The longlist for the 2009 Orange Prize for Fiction has been announced:

* The Household Guide to Dying, Debra Adelaide
* Girl in a Blue Dress, Gaynor Arnold
* Their Finest Hour and a Half, Lissa Evans
* Blonde Roots, Bernardine Evaristo
* Scottsboro, Ellen Feldman
* Strange Music, Laura Fish
* Love Marriage, V. V. Ganeshananthan
* Intuition, Allegra Goodman
* The Wilderness, Samantha Harvey
* The Invention of Everything Else, Samantha Hunt
* The Lost Dog, Michelle de Kretser
* Molly Fox's Birthday, Deirdre Madden
* A Mercy, Toni Morrison
* The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Light, Gina Ochsner
* Home, Marilynne Robinson
* Evening is the Whole Day, Preeta Samarasan
* Burnt Shadows, Kamila Shamsie
* American Wife, Curtis Sittenfeld
* The Flying Troutmans, Miriam Toews
* The Personal History of Rachel DuPree, Ann Weisgarber

The short list will be announced on April 21, and the prize will be awarded on June 3.

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