The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

We should all be making an effort to read more female authors, so with that in mind here is the nominated longlist, and more recently announced shortlistΒ for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction! There are some fantastic sounding books on this. I am particularly looking forward to reading The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet (I have a soft spot for science fiction, particularly when gender issues are tackled!), andΒ The Green Road by Anne EnrightΒ which has been on my to-read list for a while.

I can highly recommend two which have made the shortlist.Β A Little LifeΒ by Hanya Yanagihara is devastating and beautifully written, and it’s a popular one among Our Lady’s staff at the moment! The other isΒ The Glorious HeresiesΒ by Lisa McInerney, which is the first novel of this Irish writer, a thrilling read with lots of raw social commentary.

If you have read any on the list or are intrigued by any of the titles let us know in the comments!Β πŸ˜ŠΒ πŸ“šΒ β€οΈβ€





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