We Need New Names & Burial Rites in running for Guardian First Book award

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We Need New Names & Burial Rites in running for Guardian First Book award

Aug 27 2013

The longlist for the Guardian First Book award has been released. The award is worth GBP10,000 (about US$15,600). The winner will be announced in November. The longlisted books are:

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggah
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
The Hive by Gill Hornby
Money: The Unauthorized Biography by Felix Martin
The Society of Timid Souls: Or, How to Be Brave by Polly Morland
Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki
10 Billion by Stephen Emmott
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz
The Shipwrecked House by Claire Trévien

Source: The Guardian

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