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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013

Formerly known as the Orange Prize for Fiction, this British prize devoted to fiction by women recently announced its list of finalists. Among them are more well-known bestsellers such as Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl and Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies as well as works by Barbara Kingsolver and Zadie Smith. Here are a few lesser-known titles you may wish to try:

Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

How Should a Person Be? by Sheila Heti

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

The Forrests by Emily Perkins

The Innocents by Francesca Segal

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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