Baileys Prize Longlist 2017

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The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction today announces the 2017 longlist. Now in its 22nd year, the Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women in English from throughout the world. The announcement coincides with International Women’s Day 2017.

The longlist this year features three previous winners, three previously shortlisted authors, and three debut novels. Six nationalities are represented; UK, Ireland, America, Canada, South Africa and Nigeria.

The longlist

Reading Group shadowing

We have an exciting opportunity for reading groups to shadow the Prize shortlist this year. 12 lucky groups will be chosen by the Prize and will receive 10 copies of one of the shortlisted books for their group, as well as an exclusive Baileys package. In exchange, the group will read and review their title, and take part in the #BaileysPrize conversations across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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What do you think of the 2017 longlisted titles? Which have you read and do you think there are any books missing? Add your comments below, or click any title above to leave a review.

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Don’t miss the exciting Baileys Prize Book Bar events taking place in Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road in April. Perfect for your reading group!

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