2019 Shortlist

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2019 Shortlist

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Apr. 28, 2019, 9:00pm

The shortlist has been announced:

The Silence of the Girls (Pat Barker, Hamish Hamilton)
My Sister, the Serial Killer (Oyinkan Braithwaite, Atlantic)
Milkman (Anna Burns, Faber)
Ordinary People (Diana Evans, Vintage)
An American Marriage (Tayari Jones, Vintage)
Circe (Madeline Miller, Bloomsbury).

Thanks mdoris for posting this on your thread.

Apr. 28, 2019, 9:06pm

I’m excited because it matches my reading quite well. I had read My Sister, the Serial Killer before longlist, then read An American Marriage (good read, tragic characters), and I just finished Milkman, which I really liked. I also just bought Ordinary People and I seldom buy books new. I liked Evans’ 26A years ago. That leaves Circe which I’m unsure of. I’m not a huge fan of Greek tales but I can get it on audiobook eventually. Silence of the Girls is my last pick because it isn’t at my library yet.

Apr. 28, 2019, 11:24pm

Bearbeitet: Jun. 5, 2019, 8:01pm

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones wins the 2019 prize