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Baileys Women’s Fiction Prize 2017

This year the winner of the Baileys Women’s Fiction Prize is

The Power by Naomi Alderman

 

As in previous years I give you the short and long lists and all previous winners, because it’s so good to have 37 excellent books by women listed in one place!

And a special mention for Helen Dunmore, the first winner, who died on the 5th June 2017.

The short list (April 2017)

Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀

The Power by Naomi Alderman

The Dark Circle by Linda Grant

The Sport of Kings by C.E. Morgan

First Love by Gwendoline Riley

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

The long longlist, with links.

 

Previous winners of the women’s fiction prize.

Lisa McInerney: The Glorious Heresies (2016)

Ali Smith: How to be Both (2015)

Eimear McBride: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing (2014)

A.M. Homes: May We Be Forgiven (2013)

Madeline Miller: The Song of Achilles (2012)

Téa Obreht: The Tiger’s Wife (2011)

Barbara Kingsolver: The Lacuna (2010)

Marilynne Robinson: Home (2009)

Rose Tremain: The Road Home (2008)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Half of a Yellow Sun (2007)

Zadie Smith: On Beauty (2006)

Lionel Shriver: We Need to Talk About Kevin (2005)

Andrea Levy: Small Island (2004)

Valerie Martin: Property (2003)

Ann Patchett: Bel Canto (2002)

Kate Grenville: The Idea of Perfection (2001)

Linda Grant: When I Lived in Modern Times (2000)

Suzanne Berne: A Crime in the Neighbourhood (1999)

Carol Shields: Larry’s Party (1998)

Anne Michaels: Fugitive Pieces (1997)

Helen Dunmore: A Spell of Winter (1996)

 

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