Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Orange Book Prize Long List

The Bookseller has just delivered this to my inbox.

The longlist in full:

Debra Adelaide The Household Guide to Dying (HarperCollins)

Gaynor Arnold Girl in a Blue Dress (Tindal Street Press)

Lissa Evans Their Finest Hour and a Half (Doubleday)

Bernadine Evaristo Blonde Roots (Hamish Hamilton)

Ellen Feldman Scottsboro (Picador)

Laura Fish Strange Music (Jonathan Cape)

V V Ganeshananthan Love Marriage (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Allegra Goodman Intuition (Atlantic Books)

Samantha Harvey The Wilderness (Jonathan Cape)

Samantha Hunt The Invention of Everything Else (HarvillSecker)

Michelle de Kretser The Lost Dog (Chatto & Windus)

Deirdre Madden Molly Fox's Birthday (Faber)

Toni Morrison A Mercy (Chatto & Windus)

Gina Ochsner The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight (Portobello Books)

Marilynne Robinson Home (Virago)

Preeta Samarasan Evening is the Whole Day (Fourth Estate)

Kamila Shamsie Burnt Shadows (Bloomsbury)

Curtis Sittenfeld American Wife (Doubleday)

Miriam Toews The Flying Troutmans (Faber)

Ann Weisgarber The Personal History of Rachel DuPree (Macmillan New Writing)

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