Orange Prize for Fiction 2012

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Registered: 03-01-2003
Orange Prize for Fiction 2012
Sun, 10-14-2012 - 7:32am

The Orange Prize for Fiction celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women's writing from throughout the world. The winner receives a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze known as a 'Bessie', created and donated by the artist Grizel Niven. 


This Year's Winner:

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller


Short List:

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright

Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding

Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett


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Registered: 06-13-2008
Sun, 10-14-2012 - 4:50pm

I must check these out. I can't believe that I haven't read even one of them.