Orange Prize For Fiction 2009 Longlist released

Mar 21, 2009 by

The Hugos were not the only Awards citing excellence in Fiction.  The Orange Prize for Fiction also recently released their longlist, and they are:

  • Debra Adelaide The Household Guide to Dying
  • Gaynor Arnold Girl in a Blue Dress
  • Lissa Evans Their Finest Hour and a Half
  • Bernardine Evaristo Blonde Roots
  • Ellen Feldman Scottsboro
  • Laura Fish Strange Music
  • V.V. Ganeshananthan Love Marriage
  • Allegra Goodman Intuition
  • Samantha Harvey The Wilderness
  • Samantha Hunt The Invention of Everything Else
  • Michelle de Kretser The Lost Dog
  • Deirdre Madden Molly Fox’s Birthday
  • Toni Morrison A Mercy
  • Gina Ochsner The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight
  • Marilynne Robinson Home
  • Preeta Samarasan Evening is the Whole Day
  • Kamila Shamsie Burnt Shadows
  • Curtis Sittenfeld American Wife
  • Miriam Toews The Flying Troutmans
  • Ann Weisgarber The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
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Bookbabble Episode 22: Kindles in the Mountains

Jan 1, 2009 by

Bookbabble Episode 22: Kindles in the Mountains
Recorded 13 Nov 2008
Babblers: Gem, Lars, Donny

Synopsis:

The babblers talk about Michael Crichton’s passing and Oprah’s support for Kindle, and we find out that you can’t run away from the Kindle, even if you live in an ashram.

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