Reading in the Desert

…a bookworm in Dubai

The Folio Prize

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2015

Winner: Family Life by Akhil Sharma

Shortlist:

  • 10:04 by Ben Lerner
  • All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
  • Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
  • Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
  • How to be Both by Ali Smith
  • Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
  • Outline by Rachel Cusk

2014

Winner: Tenth of December by George Saunders

Shortlist:

  • Benediction by Kent Haruf
  • Last Friends by Jane Gardam
  • Shroder by Amity Gaige
  • The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
  • A Naked Singularity by Sergio De La Pava
  • A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • Red Doc by Anne Carson
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