Last night Waterstones Tottenham Court Road played host to literary luminaries and famous faces alike, who came together to celebrate the announcement of the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist, and also to open the Baileys Prize Book Bar in style! To see the other brilliant Book Bar events on this week, click here.
Journalist and author Cathy Rentzenbrink and writer and blogger Anna James arrive at the shortlist party.
2017 shortlisted author Naomi Alderman arrives at the Baileys Prize shortlist party.
2017 shortlisted author (and 2000 Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Linda Grant) arrives at the Baileys Prize shortlist party.
Kate Mosse takes to the stage to open the Baileys Prize Book Bar week, and also to introduce brilliant 2017 judge Katie Derham.
Watch the highlights below, including Katie Derham announcing this year’s brilliant 2017 shortlist. Click here to discover all six of this year’s shortlisted books.