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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

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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