Orange Prize for Fiction's "50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors"

Given by Orange Prize for Fiction

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To support the 2004 award, the Orange Prize for Fiction researched the UK’s first ever living library of 50 contemporary ‘essential reads’. The books were chosen by a sample of 500 people mostrar mais attending the first week of the Guardian Hay festival and represent the audience’s definitive ‘must have’ bookshelf by living writers. mostrar menos
Obra
The House of the Spirits (1982) por Isabel Allende
Money: A Suicide Note (1984) por Martin Amis
The Blind Assassin (2000) por Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) por Margaret Atwood
The Regeneration Trilogy (1991) por Pat Barker
Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999) por Tracy Chevalier
What a Carve Up! (1994) por Jonathan Coe
Disgrace (1999) por J. M. Coetzee
Riders (1985) por Jilly Cooper
Being Dead (1999) por Jim Crace
Fred and Edie (2000) por Jill Dawson
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1993) por Louis De Bernières
The Name of the Rose (1980) por Umberto Eco
Middlesex (2002) por Jeffrey Eugenides
Birdsong (1993) por Sebastian Faulks
The Corrections (2001) por Jonathan Franzen
The Women's Room (1977) por Marilyn French
Cem anos de solidão (1967) por Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Tin Drum (1959) por Günter Grass
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1992) por Peter Høeg
High Fidelity (1995) por Nick Hornby
What I Loved (2003) por Siri Hustvedt
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) por John Irving
The Poisonwood Bible (1998) por Barbara Kingsolver
Misery (1987) por Stephen King
The Golden Notebook (1962) por Doris Lessing
Grace Notes (1997) por Bernard MacLaverty
Atonement (2001) por Ian McEwan
Enduring Love (1997) por Ian McEwan
Fugitive Pieces (1996) por Anne Michaels
The Shipping News (1993) por E. Annie Proulx
His Dark Materials (2000) por Philip Pullman
American Pastoral (1997) por Philip Roth
Midnight's Children (1981) por Salman Rushdie
Faith Singer (2001) por Rosie Scott
A Suitable Boy (1993) por Vikram Seth
Unless (2002) por Carol Shields
Hotel World (2001) por Ali Smith
White Teeth (2000) por Zadie Smith
The Secret History (1992) por Donna Tartt
Music & Silence (1999) por Rose Tremain
Rabbit Angstrom: A Tetralogy (1995) por John Updike
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) por Kurt Vonnegut
Falsas Aparências (2002) por Sarah Waters
Trainspotting (1993) por Irvine Welsh
The Story of Tracy Beaker (1991) por Jacqueline Wilson
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1985) por Jeanette Winterson
The Passion (1987) por Jeanette Winterson
Cloudstreet (1991) por Tim Winton

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