The finalists for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction have been announced. The annual $45,000 prize is awarded to a novel published by a woman in English. The winner will be announced on June 9th.
- The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison (Alma Books)
- The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver (Faber and Faber)
- Black Water Rising by Attica Locke (Serpent's Tail)
- Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (Fourth Estate)
- A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore (Faber and Faber)
- The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey (Simon and Schuster)
Introduced by Prize honorary director and co-founder Kate Mosse, Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 chair of judges Daisy Goodwin announces the shortlist in the video below. Take a look: