Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Orange Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced - and here it is.

The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announced the 2011 shortlist. Celebrating its sixteenth anniversary this year, the Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.

To celebrate the 2011 shortlist, the Orange Book Store - www.orange.co.uk/bookclub - is giving away 250 free eBooks of The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver, winner of the 2010 Orange Prize, exclusively to Facebook fans. After the first 250 copies have been won, the Orange Book Store will offer all Facebook fans the chance to purchase The Lacuna at a special 50% discount for one week only, until 18 April. Visit www.facebook.com/orangeprize to enter.

The award ceremony will take place in The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, on 8 June 2011.

Just click on the titles to check availibility in Cardiff Libraries.  Remember, if there are copies available, but not in your local library, we can get them there within about 48 hours.

If you know your user number and PIN, you can reserve them on-line yourself and choose where you want to collect them.

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