Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Orange Prize for Fiction 2011 shortlist

Now in its 16th year, The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2011 shortlist.

  • Emma Donoghue (Irish) - Room; Picador; 7th Novel

  • Aminatta Forna (British/Sierra Leonean) - The Memory of Love; Bloomsbury; 2nd Novel

  • Emma Henderson (British) - Grace Williams Says it Loud; Sceptre; 1st Novel

  • Nicole Krauss (American) - Great House; Viking; 3rd Novel

  • Téa Obreht (Serbian/American) - The Tiger’s Wife; Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 1st Novel

  • Kathleen Winter (Canadian) - Annabel; Jonathan Cape; 1st Novel

The judges for the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction are: The 2011 judges are Bettany Hughes, (Chair), Liz Calder, Tracy Chevalier, Helen Lederer, Susanna Reid.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Peakirk Books at Children's and Crime Fiction Book Fair Bath

Ibooknet member's Peakirk Books will be at the PBFA - Specialist Childrens & Crime Fiction Book Fair

Bath Assembly Rooms 10.00 - 4.00 Saturday 9th April

The Boy Biggles pictured is from their stock; please contact Peakirk Books for details.

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