The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly The Orange Prize, The Bailey’s Prize, etc) are a great source for compelling contemporary literature. The list of books I have read and reviewed here is short but sure to grow as I have many more on my shelves to read.
|2005||Winner||We Need to Talk About Kevin||Lionel Shriver|
|2007||Shortlisted||The Inheritance of Loss||Kiran Desai|
|2009||Shortlisted||Burnt Shadows||Kamila Shamsie|
|2010||Shortlisted||Wolf Hall||Hilary Mantel|
|2012||Shortlisted||Half Blood Blues||Esi Edugyan|
|2013||Longlisted||The Light Between Oceans||ML Stedman|
|2014||Shortlisted||Burial Rites||Hannah Kent|