2006 Guardian First Book Prize: Shortlist
FICTION RULES in the 2006 Guardian First Book Prize. The shortlist of five books comprises four novels and a collection of stories. The winner will be announced on December 5, 2006.
Harbor (Portobello) / Lorraine Adams
Poppy Shakespeare (Bloomsbury) / Clare Allan
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (stories) (Fourth Estate) / Yiyun Li
In the Country of Men (Viking) / Hisham Matar
Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living (Picador) / Carrie Tiffany