Monthly Archives: March 2014

Upcoming Women and Books Talk Shoe Episode: An Interview with Molly Anotopol

Title: EPISODE7 – Women & Books Interviews Molly Antopol
Time: 03/26/2014 01:00 PM EDT
Episode Notes: Glenda Bailey-Mershon will be interviewing Molly, Antopol, author of The UnAmericans, a collection of short stories about our uncertain world. Molly teaches creative writing at Stanford. She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow and received the National Book Foundation’s 5 under 35 award.

Bailey Prize (Orange Prize) Longlist 2014

The Bailey Prize (formerly the Orange Prize) longlist is out. Lots to catch up on. I love this prize list for its tips on international authors whom we may not know–yet. I have a lot to catch up on from this list. You?


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah

Margaret Atwood – MaddAddam

Suzanne Berne – The Dogs of Littlefield

Fatima Bhutto – The Shadow of the Crescent Moon

Claire Cameron – The Bear

Lea Carpenter – Eleven Days

M.J. Carter – The Strangler Vine

Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries

Deborah Kay Davies – Reasons She Goes to the Woods

Elizabeth Gilbert – The Signature of All Things

Hannah Kent – Burial Rites

Rachel Kushner – The Flamethrowers

Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland

Audrey Magee – The Undertaking

Eimear McBride – A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing

Charlotte Mendelson – Almost English

Anna Quindlen – Still Life with Bread Crumbs

Elizabeth Strout – The Burgess Boys

Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch

Evie Wyld – All The Birds, Singing


For more on this prize, see this link:

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