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Women's Prize for Fiction 2019
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Hardback:The silence of the girls:2018
Author: Barker, Pat
Year: 2018
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Resource type: Physical
Note: Costa Novel Award 2018 Shortlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Shortlist When her city falls to the Greeks, Briseis's old life is shattered. She is transformed from queen to captive, from free woman to slave, awarded to the god-like warrior Achilles as a prize of war. And she's not alone.
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Hardback:Freshwater:2018
Author: Emezi, Akwaeke
Year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Narrated from the perspectives of the various selves within Ada, and based in the author's realities, 'Freshwater' explores the metaphysics of identity and being.
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Paperback:Bottled goods:2018
Author: Llewyn, Sophie Van
Year: 2018
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Fairlight Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist When Alina's borther-in-law defeats to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services and both of their careers come grinding to a halt.
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Audio book:Ghost wall:2018
Author: Moss, Sarah
Year: 2018
Format: Audio book
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Read by Christine Hewitt. 3 discs Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist
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Hardback:Remembered:2019
Author: Battle-Felton, Yvonne
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Dialogue Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist It is 1910 and Philadelphia is burning. The last place Spring wants to be is in the rundown, coloured section of a hospital surrounded by the groans of sick people and the bickering ghost of her dead sister. But as her son Edward lays dying, she has no other choice. There're whispers that Edward drove a streetcar into a shop window.
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Paperback:The pisces:2019
Author: Broder, Melissa
Year: 2019
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist Lucy, staying in a beautiful home overlooking Venice Beach, can find no peace from her misery - not in therapy, not in Tinder hook-ups, not in her sister's dog's unquestioning devotion, not in ruminating on the ancient Greeks. Yet everything changes when she becomes entranced by an eerily attractive swimmer one night while sitting alone on the beach
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Audio book:Swan song:2018
Author: Greenberg-Jephcott, Kelleigh
Year: 2018
Language: English
Format: Audio book
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Resource type: Physical
Note: Narrated by Deborah Weston. 15 discs Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist They told him everything. He told everyone else. Over countless martini-soaked Manhattan lunches, they shared their deepest secrets and greatest fears. On exclusive yachts sailing the Mediterranean, on private jets streaming towards Jamaica, on Yucatan beaches in secluded bays, they gossiped about sex, power, money, love and fame. They never imagined he would betray them so absolutely.
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Audio book:Milkman:2018
Author: Burns, Anna
Year: 2018
Format: Audio book
Publisher: Clipper Audiobooks
Resource type: Physical
Note: Narrated by Brid Brennan. 12 discs Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Shortlist In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.
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Hardback:Lost children archive:2019
Author: Luiselli, Valeria
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: 4th Estate
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist Booker Prize 2019 Longlist Suppose you and Pa were gone, and we were lost. What would happen then? A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head south west, to the Apacheria, the regions of the US which used to be Mexico. They drive for hours through desert and mountains.
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Hardback:Number One Chinese Restaurant:2019
Author: Li, Lillian
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Longlist An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in a local Chinese restaurant. The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars for decades, but behind the staff's professional masks simmer tensions, heartaches and grudges from decades of gruelling service work.
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Women's Prize for Fiction Women's Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious book award for fiction written in English by a woman. The prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.

 

2020 Winner 
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell 

 


2020 Shortlist
Dominicana by Angie Cruz
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
Hamnet by Maggie O’ Farrell
Weather by Jenny Offill


Reserve any of the titles to collect from your local library.

 

Women's Prize for Fiction 2020
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Hardback:Djinn patrol on the Purple Line:2020
Author: Anappara, Deepa
Year: 2020
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality cop shows, thinks he's smarter than his friend Pari (even though she always gets top marks) and considers himself to be a better boss than Faiz (even though Faiz is the one with a job). When a boy at school goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up
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Hardback:Weather:2020
Author: Offill, Jenny
Year: 2020
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Granta
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Shortlist Lizzie Benson slid into her job as a librarian without a traditional degree. But this gives her a vantage point from which to practise her other calling: as an unqualified shrink.
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Hardback:Dominicana:2019
Author: Cruz, Angie
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: John Murray
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Shortlist In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, 'Dominicana' is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.
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Hardback:Actress:2020
Author: Enright, Anne
Year: 2020
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist This is the story of Irish theatre legend Katherine O'Dell, as written by her daughter Norah. It tells of early stardom in Hollywood, of highs and lows on the stages of Dublin and London's West End. Katherine's life is a grand performance, with young Norah watching from the wings. But this romance between mother and daughter cannot survive Katherin
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Paperback:Nightingale Point:2020
Author: Goldie, Luan
Year: 2020
Format: Paperback
Publisher: MIRA
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist On an ordinary Saturday morning in 1996, the residents of Nightingale Point wake up to their normal lives and worries. It's a day like any other, until something extraordinary happens. When the sun sets, 'Nightingale Point' is irrevocably changed and somehow, through the darkness, the residents must find a way back to lightness, and back to each other.
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Hardback:Fleishman is in trouble:2019
Author: Brodesser-Akner, Taffy
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Wildfire
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Finally free from his nightmare of a marriage, Toby Fleishman is ready for a life of Tinder dating and weekend-only parental duties. But as he optimistically looks to a future of few responsibilities, his life turns upside-down as his ex-wife Rachel suddenly disappears.
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Paperback:Girl:2019
Author: O'Brien, Edna
Year: 2019
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Captured, abducted, and married into Boko Haram, the narrator of this story witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence. Barely more than a girl herself, she must soon learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, bound for
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Paperback:How we disappeared:2020
Author: Lee, Jing-Jing
Year: 2020
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oneworld
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Singapore, 1942. As Japanese troops sweep down Malaysia and into Singapore, a village is ransacked, leaving only two survivors and one tiny child. In a neighbouring village, seventeen-year-old Wang Di is bundled into the back of a troop carrier and shipped off to a Japanese military brothel where she is forced into sexual slavery.
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Paperback:Queenie:2019
Author: Carty-Williams, Candice
Year: 2019
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trapeze
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from the one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Then there's her boss who doesn't seem to see her and her Caribbean family who don't seem to listen (if it's not Jesus or water rates, they're not interested). She's trying to fit in two wo
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Hardback:A thousand ships:2019
Author: Haynes, Natalie
Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Mantle
Resource type: Physical
Note: Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 Shortlist In the middle of the night, Creusa wakes to find her beloved Troy engulfed in flames. Ten seemingly endless years of brutal conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans are over, and the Greeks are victorious. Over the next few hours, the only life she has ever known will turn to ash.
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Women's Prize for Fiction 2018
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Author: Shamsie, Kamila
Year: 2017
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408886779
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1408886790
Author: Shamsie, Kamila
Year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408886793
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Author: De Waal, Kit
Year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 9780241207109
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1473676495
Author: Mozley, Fiona
Year: 2018
Format: Paperback
Class no: AF
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 9781473676497
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1473652375
Author: Greengrass, Jessie
Year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 9781473652378
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1785151142
Author: Barker, Nicola
Year: 2017
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: William Heinemann
ISBN: 9781785151149
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1408891042
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
Year: 2017
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408891049
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1472240863
Author: Schmidt, Sarah
Year: 2017
Format: Hardback
Class no: CRI
Publisher: Tinder Press
ISBN: 9781472240866
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1786491281
Author: Kandasamy, Meena
Year: 2018
Format: Paperback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781786491282
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Author: Craig, Charmaine
Year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Class no: AF
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9781611856248
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