Precio Women's Prize

The Women's Prize for Fiction (preivously Orange Prize for Fiction: 2008-2012) celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women's writing from throughout the world. The winner receives a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze known as a 'Bessie', created and donated by the artist Grizel Niven. Both are anonymously endowed.

 

Ganador en la categoría for Fiction

Selección2013

May We Be Forgiven: A Novel

Women's Prize for Fiction 2013

de A. M. Homes

"A big American story with big American themes" (Elle) from the author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir The Mistress's Daughter

In this vivid, transfixing new novel, A. M. Homes presents a darkly comic...


Selección2012

The Song of Achilles

Women's Prize for Fiction 2012

de Madeline Miller

The legend begins...

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best...


Selección2011

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel

Women's Prize for Fiction 2011

de Tea Obreht

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s...


Selección2010

The Lacuna

Women's Prize for Fiction 2010

de Barbara Kingsolver

In her most accomplished novel, Barbara Kingsolver takes us on an epic journey from the Mexico City of artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. The Lacuna...


Selección2009

Home

Women's Prize for Fiction 2009, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2008

de Marilynne Robinson

Hundreds of thousands were enthralled by the luminous voice of John Ames in Gilead, Marilynne Robinson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel. Home is an entirely independent, deeply affecting novel that takes...


Selección2008

The Road Home: A Novel

Women's Prize for Fiction 2008

de Rose Tremain

In the wake of factory closings and his beloved wife's death, Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to London, seeking work to support his mother and his little daughter. After a spell of homelessness, he finds...


Selección2007

Half of a Yellow Sun

Women's Prize for Fiction 2007

de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria...


Selección2006

On Beauty

Women's Prize for Fiction 2006

de Zadie Smith

Winner of the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction and from the celebrated author of White Teeth comes another bestselling masterwork

Having hit bestseller lists from the New York Times to the San Francisco Chronicle...


Selección2005

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Women's Prize for Fiction 2005

de Lionel Shriver

That neither nature nor nurture bears exclusive responsibility for a child's character is self-evident. But generalizations about genes are likely to provide cold comfort if it's your own child who just opened...


Selección2004

Small Island

Women's Prize for Fiction 2004, Whitbread Book Award for Novel 2004

de Andrea Levy

Winner of the 2004 Orange Prize for Fiction

A Picador Original Trade Paperback

Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in 1948 with her life in her suitcase, her heart broken, her resolve intact. Her husband,...


Selección2003

Property

Women's Prize for Fiction 2003

de Valerie Martin

Valerie Martin’s Property delivers an eerily mesmerizing inquiry into slavery’s venomous effects on the owner and the owned. The year is 1828, the setting a Louisiana sugar plantation where Manon Gaudet,...


Selección2002

Bel Canto

PEN/Faulkner Award 2002, Women's Prize for Fiction 2002

de Ann Patchett

Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of Mr. Hosokawa, a powerful Japanese businessman. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano,...


Selección2001

The Idea of Perfection

Women's Prize for Fiction 2001

de Kate Grenville

Harley Savage is a plain woman, a part-time museum curator and quilting expert with three failed marriages and a heart condition. Douglas Cheeseman is a shy, gawky engineer with jug-handle ears, one marriage...


Selección2000

When I Lived in Modern Times

Women's Prize for Fiction 2000

de Linda Grant

Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction

In the spring of 1946, Evelyn Sert stands on the deck of a ship bound for Palestine. For the twenty-year-old from London, it is a time of adventure and change when all...


Selección1999

A Crime in the Neighborhood

Women's Prize for Fiction 1999

de Suzanne Berne

A New York Times Notable Book. Set in the Washington, D.C., suburbs during the summer of the Watergate break-ins, Berne's assured, skillful first novel is about what can happen when a child's accusation is the...


Selección1998

Larry's Party

Women's Prize for Fiction 1998

de Carol Shields

The San Diego Tribune called The Stone Diaries a "universal study of what makes women tick." With Larry's Party Carol Shields has done the same for men. Larry Weller, born in 1950, is an ordinary guy made extraordinary...


Selección1997

Fugitive Pieces: A Novel

Women's Prize for Fiction 1997, Trillium Book Award 1997

de Anne Michaels

A New York Times Notable Book of the YearWinner of the Lannan Literary Fiction AwardWinner of the Guardian Fiction AwardIn 1940 a boy bursts from the mud of a war-torn Polish city, where he has buried himself...


Ganador en la categoría for New Writers

Selección2010

The Boy Next Door: A Novel

Women's Prize for New Writers 2010

de Irene Sabatini

In Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, there is a tragedy in the house next door to Lindiwe Bishop--her neighbor has been burned alive. The victim's stepson, Ian McKenzie, is the prime suspect but is soon released. Lindiwe...


Selección2007

The Lizard Cage

Women's Prize for New Writers 2007

de Karen Connelly

Beautifully written and taking us into an exotic land, Karen Connelly’s debut novel The Lizard Cage is a celebration of the resilience of the human spirit.

Teza once electrified the people of Burma with his...


Selección2006

Disobedience

Women's Prize for New Writers 2006

de Naomi Alderman

For Ronit Krushka, thirty-two and single, who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Orthodox Judaism is a suffocating culture she fled long ago. When she learns that her estranged father, the pre-eminent rabbi...


Selección2005

26a

Women's Prize for New Writers 2005

de Diana Evans

A hauntingly beautiful, wickedly funny, and devastatingly moving novel of innocence and dreams that announces the arrival of a major new talent to the literary scene

In the attic room at 26 Waifer Avenue, identical...