We are thrilled to see that a number of excellent novels published by Text and Canongate in the last couple of years have been championed by librarians of the English-reading world.
The Gargoyle, Andrew Davidson
The Cellist of Sarajevo, Steven Galloway
The Spare Room, Helen Garner
Show Me the Sky, Nicholas Hogg
We Are Now Beginning Our Descent, James Meek
Serena, Ron Rash
The Reunion, Simone van der Vlugt
Sea of Many Returns, Arnold Zable
The judges have a huge job ahead of them, but a rewarding one. We wish them happy reading.
You can see he full longlist here.
Shortlist announcement: 14th April 2010
Winner announcement: 17th June 2010