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Goldsmiths Prize 2017 shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize has been announced, reports the Bookseller.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • H(a)ppy (Nicola Barker, William Heinemann)
  • A Line Made by Walking (Sara Baume, William Heinemann)
  • Playing Possum (Kevin Davey, Aaaargh Press)
  • Reservoir 13 (Jon McGregor, 4th Estate)
  • First Love (Gwendoline Riley, Granta)
  • Phone (Will Self, Viking)

The Goldsmiths Prize was launched in 2013 by Goldsmiths University and the New Statesman to reward fiction from the UK and Ireland that ‘breaks the mould and opens up new possibilities for the novel form’. This year’s winner will be announced on 15 November.


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