Monday, May 21, 2012

Orange Prize 2012

The Orange prize is nearly upon us, winner to be announced on 30th May.
The longlist was;(shortlisted also noted)

Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg
On the Floor by Aifric Campbell
The Grief of Others by Leah Hager Cohen
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan~shortlist
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright~shortlist
The Flying Man by Roopa Farooki
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon
Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding~shortlist
Gillespie and I by Jane Harris
The Translation of the Bones by Francesca Kay
The Blue Book by A.L. Kennedy
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller~shortlist
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick ~shortlist
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett ~shortlist
There but for the by Ali Smith
The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard
Tides of War by Stella Tillyard
The Submission by Amy Waldman

Those highlighted are the ones I enjoyed most (some I could not get past the first few pages!)

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