Celebrate Women's Fiction

Celebrate Women's History Month by reading some of the outstanding fiction by female authors on the recently announced Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) long list.

Now in its 18th year, the U.K. prize celebrates fiction written in English by women. The long list finalists are from various countries, including the U.K., Israel, Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Turkey, and Australia. Check out one of these great titles today, and look for the short list announcement in April and the winner in June!

A Trick I Learned from Dead Men, Kitty Aldridge

Alif the Unseen, G. Willow Wilson

Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel

Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

Honor, Elif Shafak

How Should a Person Be?, Sheila Heti

Ignorance, Michele Roberts

Lamb, Bonnie Nadzam

Life After Life, Kate Atkinson

Mateship with Birds, Carrie Tiffany

May We Be Forgiven, A.M. Homes

NW, Zadie Smith

The Forrests, Emily Perkins

The Innocents, Francesca Segal

The Light Between Oceans, M.L. Stedman

The Marlowe Papers, Ros Barber

The People of Forever are Not Afraid, Shani Boianjiu

The Red Book, Deborah Copaken Kogan

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple

Written by Becker on March 13, 2013

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