Rothschild's debut makes Baileys Prize shortlist

Writer and film-maker Hannah Rothschild is the only British author to have made the 2016 Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist, released tonight (11th April). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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