Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Orange Prize Shortlist

The British Orange Prize for Fiction has announced its shortlist. And as RRTable member Linda noted, "It's cute, they actually have the bookmaker's odds in the article as to who will win. So British!"
William Hill announced opening odds on the shortlisted books as:
11/4 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Half of a Yellow Sun
3/1 Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss
7/2 Rachel Cusk Arlington Park
5/1 Jane Harris The Observations
11/2 Xiaolu Guo A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
11/2 Anne Tyler Digging to America

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