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Tonight is the night when all will be revealed. The judges' decisions will become known with some authors elated and others disappointed...
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We Love This Book
by Alice Munro
The mistress of the short story offers deeply personal, intimate glimpses into the lives of people engaged with the business of everyday life.
THE TELEPORTATION ACCIDENT
by Ned Beauman
This novel is an exceptional piece of literature – funny, wistful and impressively multi-faceted, it was longlisted for this year's Booker Prize.
HOPE: A TRAGEDY
by Shalom Auslander
Follow the hard-done-by hero in this blackly comic novel that looks at how history still defines the way Jewish people live in contemporary America.
MAY WE BE FORGIVEN
by A.M. Homes
This explosive novel hits you like a punch in the face. Homes is already well known for her controversial novels, and this will only increase her notoriety.
THE SNOW CHILD
by Eowyn Ivey
A delightfully magical fairy tale for adults; lyrical and dazzling like the crisp white snow of the remote Alaskan landscape against which it is set.
A RED COUNTRY
by Joe Abercrombie
This game-changing fantasy epic has a Clint Eastwood-style Western setting, rather than the usual medieval kind. Fans of George R.R. Martin will love it.
by Gillian Flynn
One of the most original thrillers this year,
opens on the day of Amy's disappearance and is told via alternating accounts from her diary and her husband.
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by Cathi Unsworth
Another gripping thriller, in which an investigator is put on the case of a murder that was closed 20 years ago, when a 15-year-old schoolgirl was convicted.
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