The list of 80 books for the Folio Prize will winnow down to a shortlist of eight finalists soon in February – not enough time to read all the books identified as ” the best fiction of our time, regardless of form or genre…”
Kent Haruf’s Benediction (read my review by clicking here) made the shortlist last year. Our Souls at Night, the last novel by Kent Haruf, who died at 71 in November, will be published in May.
On this year’s Folio Prize list, I’ve read and reviewed only two:
Have you read any? To see the list of 80 finalists, click here