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2016 Shortlist Reviews

To celebrate the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, we invited some well-known book-lovers to review this year’s brilliant shortlist. Read on to find out what they thought.

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Laura Bates

The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie

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Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones

The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

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Jane Shepherdson

A Little Life by Hanya Yangihara

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Natalie Haynes

The Green Road by Anne Enright

Sophie Raworth

Ruby by Cynthia Bond

Leyla Hussein

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

 

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