You wait for a week for a post, then two come along at once. Behold! It’s the Orange Prize Shortlist!
Scottsboro by Ellen Feldman
The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey
The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt
Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Madden
Home by Marilynne Robinson
Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
‘Choosing just six was far harder than I had imagined, but we all left the judging room proud of the list we have chosen.’ Fi Glover – chair of judges
The winner will be announced on 3 June.