Gisteren is de longlist voor de Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 bekendgemaakt. Genomineerd zijn:

Can You Tolerate This, Ashleigh Young (Bloomsbury)

The Crossway, Guy Stagg (Picador)

Francis: A Life in Songs, Ann Wroe (Cape)

Ghost Trees, Bob Gilbert (Saraband)

House of Stone, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma (Atlantic)

I Am Dynamite!, Sue Prideaux (Faber)

Land of the Living, Georgina Harding (Bloomsbury)

The Library of Ice, Nancy Campbell (Scribner)

Little, Edward Carey (Aardvark Bureau)

Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile, Alice Jolly (Unbound)

Milkman, Anna Burns (Faber)

Mothers, Chris Power (Faber)

Murmur, Will Eaves (CB Editions)

Normal People, Sally Rooney (Faber)

Ordinary People, Diana Evans (Chatto & Windus)

The Perseverance, Raymond Antrobus (Penned In The Margins)

Red Birds, Mohammed Hanif (Bloomsbury)

There There, Tommy Orange (Harvill Secker)

Us, Zaffar Kunial (Faber)

West, Carys Davies (Granta)

De shortlist volgt op 4 april. Aan de Rathbones Folio Prize is een bedrag van 30.000 pond verbonden.

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