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Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating & honoring fiction written by women. The 2023 longlist is comprised of books, featuring both debut and acclaimed writers and a range of genres and themes. The shortlist will be announced on April 26th, and the winner on June 14th.

Wandering Souls

A Novel

By: Cecile Pin
Narrated by: Ainsleigh Barber, Aoife Hinds & Ioanna Kimbook
Length: 5 hours 13 minutes

This program includes a multicast narration.

"Aoife Hinds, Ioanna Kimbook, and Ainsleigh Barber perform this stunning debut historical novel, which follows three orphaned Vietnamese refugees." - AudioFile Magazine

"A deeply humane and genre-defying work of love and uncompromising hope."—Ocean Vuong


A boldly imagined debut novel about three...
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Trespasses

A Novel

By: Louise Kennedy
Narrated by: Bríd Brennan
Length: 8 hours 58 minutes

“This book takes place in Northern Ireland during The Troubles and tells the story of a Catholic schoolteacher named Cushla who begins an affair with a married Protestant man. The tensions in Cushla’s community are excruciating, especially knowing that they are heartbreakingly real. This book examines a broken world with an honesty and compassion... Read more

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The Marriage Portrait

A novel

By: Maggie O'Farrell
Narrated by: Genevieve Gaunt & Maggie O'Farrell
Length: 13 hours 21 minutes

“If you love historical fiction you will love the vibrant and stunning sense of place that Maggie O’Farrell creates in The Marriage Portrait. This is the fictionalized tale of the life of Lucrezia de Medici who was born and raised in 1550s Renaissance Florence, Italy. Read more

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The Dog of the North

A Novel

By: Elizabeth McKenzie
Narrated by: Katherine Littrell
Length: 9 hours 5 minutes

“This is a smart, quirky, and gentle novel, told with humor and keen insight, A true picaresque tale that will keep you guessing and reading. Read more

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The Bandit Queens

A Novel

By: Parini Shroff
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 13 hours 14 minutes

“The dark and hilarious escapades of a women's loan group plagued by abusive husbands in a small Indian village. While the topics are serious and all too real, Shroff handles them with wit, wickedly sharp humor, and occasional absurdity, making for a reflective read that will have you laughing out loud. Nankani's excellent narration will have you... Read more

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Stone Blind

A Novel

By: Natalie Haynes
Narrated by: Natalie Haynes
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes

Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2023""Haynes is master of her trade . . . She succeeds in breathing warm life into some of our oldest stories.”—Telegraph (UK)The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships and Pandora's Jar returns with a fresh and stunningly perceptive take on the story of Medusa, the original monstered... Read more

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Glory

A Novel

By: NoViolet Bulawayo
Narrated by: Chipo Chung
Length: 16 hours 10 minutes

2022 BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST

“Manifoldly clever…brilliant… ‘Glory’ is its own vivid world, drawn from its own folklore. This is a satire with sharper teeth, angrier, and also very, very funny.” —Violet Kupersmith, The New York Times Book Review

"Genius."—#1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds

From the award-winning author of the...
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Memphis

A Novel

By: Tara M. Stringfellow
Narrated by: Karen Murray, Adenrele Ojo & Tara Stringfellow
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes

“Centering Black joy above all, Stringfellow’s life-affirming debut follows three generations of unforgettable women in a gifted but tested family. Readers will cry, laugh, and sing. I hope we read Stringfellow for a long, long time. Read more

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Homesick

A Memoir

By: Jennifer Croft
Narrated by: Jennifer Croft, Boris Dralyuk & Emily Sutton-Smith
Length: 4 hours 12 minutes

The coming of age story of an award-winning translator, Homesick is about learning to love language in its many forms, healing through words, and the promises and perils of empathy and sisterhood.Sisters Amy and Zoe grow up in Oklahoma where they are homeschooled for an unexpected reason: Zoe suffers from debilitating and mysterious seizures,... Read more

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Fire Rush

A Novel

By: Jacqueline Crooks
Narrated by: Leonie Elliot
Length: 11 hours 3 minutes

FINALIST FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE

A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF 2023

“[A] powerful debut.” —The Washington Post

“An exceptional and stunningly original novel by a major new writer.” —Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning author of Girl, Woman, Other

Set amid the Jamaican diaspora in London at the dawn of 1980s, a mesmerizing story of love, loss, and...
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Demon Copperhead

A Novel

By: Barbara Kingsolver
Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
Length: 21 hours 2 minutes

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONA New York Times ""Ten Best Books of the Year"" • An Oprah’s Book Club Selection • An Instant New York Times Bestseller • An Instant Wall Street Journal Bestseller • A #1 Washington Post Bestseller ""Demon is a voice for the ages—akin to Huck Finn or Holden Caulfield—only even... Read more

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Cursed Bread

A Novel

By: Sophie Mackintosh
Narrated by: Genevieve Gaunt
Length: 5 hours 20 minutes

WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION NOMINEE • Best Book of the Month: The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Book Riot, CrimeReads • An elegant and hypnotic new novel of obsession that centers on the real unsolved mystery of the 1951 mass poisoning of a French village, by the Booker Prize–nominated author of The Water... Read more

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