posted Friday 7 April 2017 @ 9:06 am PDT
The shortlist for the Rathbones Folio Prize includes titles of genre interest:
This Census-Taker, China Miéville (Del Rey; Picador)
Golden Hill, Francis Spufford (Faber & Faber)
The Prize, for “for the best work of literature, regardless of form, published in a given year,” was established in 2013. Previous winners include George Saunders and Akhil Sharma. The 2017 winner will be announced on May 24, 2017 at a ceremony at the British Library, and will receive £20,000.
For more information, including the full short list, see the official website.