Hanya Yanagihara's powerful novel, A Little Life, has been shortlisted for the Bailey's Women Prize for Fiction 2016.
The 2016 Chair of Judges Margaret Mountford said of this year’s shortlist: “Our choices reflect a really diverse mix of brilliant writing from new and established authors around the world and we hope that everyone will find much to enjoy in them.”
Also on the shortlist:
Cynthia Bond – Ruby
Anne Enright – The Green Road
Lisa McInerney – The Glorious Heresies
Elizabeth McKenzie – The Portable Veblen
Hannah Rothschild – The Improbability of Love
The winner will be announced on Wednesday 8th June.
Read the first chapter