Tyler, Waters and Smith on Baileys Women's Prize longlist

Anne Tyler, Sarah Waters, Ali Smith, and five debut novelists including Emma Healey and Sara Taylor are on the longlist for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.  Meanwhile chair of judges Shami Chakrabarti has told The Bookseller: "Until you can honestly see that women are getting the placing they deserve on other lists, it is not time to give up on the Women’s Prize."  Independent publisher Legend Press has two books on the 20-strong list, with half the titles coming from Penguin Random House.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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