Thursday, 24 August 2006

2006 Guardian First Book Prize: The Longlist.

Who's up for £10,000?

Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living
Carrie Tiffany, above (Picador), fiction

Harbor
Lorraine Adams (Portobello), fiction

John Donne: The Reformed Soul
John Stubbs (Viking), biography

Lonesome George: The Lives and Loves of a Conservation Icon
Henry Nicholls (Palgrave Macmillan), natural history

A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveller
Jason Roberts (Simon & Schuster), biography

Running for the Hills
Horatio Clare (John Murray), memoir

Poppy Shakespeare
Clare Allan (Bloomsbury), fiction

Waiting for the Night-Rowers
Roger Moulson (Enitharmon), poetry

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Yiyun Li (4th Estate), stories

In the Country of Men
Hisham Matar (Viking), fiction

2 comments:

  1. now you have no excuse not to read "a thousand years of good prayers"

    i just bought the hisham matar (on two awards lists - must be good) as well as the latest murakami!

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  2. I was planning to buy "In the Country of Men" too, and not just because it was on the awards list. The story sounds like a good read.

    Really have to get YiYun Li now huh? Enjoy the Murakami.

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