Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

Bernardine Evaristo's Booker-winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Hilary Mantel's final novel in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate), have been shortlisted for 2020's £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:11:14 UTC ]
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Mantel, Evaristo and Carty-Williams to compete for 2020 Women's Prize

Hilary Mantel's eagerly awaited The Mirror and the Light, Bernardine Evaristo's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other, and Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed debut Queenie are among the 16 titles competing for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mantel leads Women's Prize shortlist charge

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Bernardine Evaristo will chair the judging panel for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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