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3/1/2021: Women's Prize for Fiction longlist

This year’s Women's Prize for Fiction longlist honours both new and well-established writers and a range of genres and themes – family (twins and siblings, mother-daughter relationships); motherhood; rural poverty and isolation; addiction; identity and belonging; race and class; grief and happiness; coming-of-age and later life. The novels span a range of different global settings, from South London to Deep South; Ghana, Hong Kong, Barbados, Brooklyn and a fantasy realm.

These 3 nominees are not yet published in the U.S. Stay tuned!

  • "Because of You" by Dawn French

  • "Nothing But Blue Sky" by Kathleen MacMahon

  • "The Golden Rule" by Amanda Craig

The official website with all of the information, and links to reviews of all of the books is here.

The judging panel will whittle these 16 books down to a shortlist of just 6 novels, announced on April 28th.
The 25th winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction will be announced on Wednesday 7th July. 

The rest of the sixteen longlisted books:

Books: 
Consent: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780593318003
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - January 26th, 2021

Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593133378
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Published: One World - January 12th, 2021

Exciting Times: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968753
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Published: Ecco - March 16th, 2021

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316536981
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 2nd, 2021

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

No One Is Talking About This: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593189580
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 16th, 2021

Piranesi Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635575637
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 15th, 2020

Small Pleasures: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063094727
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Published: Custom House - October 12th, 2021

Summer: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101969977
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - May 11th, 2021

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

Unsettled Ground Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142483
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tin House Books - May 18th, 2021