Posted on 02/10/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The shortlist for the Rathbones Folio Prize was revealed yesterday.

Six novels (including the most recent Booker Prize winner), one nonfiction work, and one poetry collection are in the running.

The contenders for the £30,000 (about $41,500) prize are:

The Rathbones Folio Prize celebrates the best work of literature regardless of genre; the winner will be revealed March 23.

Also revealed Wednesday: the National Book Foundation's inaugural selected titles for its new Science + Literature program

The new initiative will recognize three books each year, with the goal of promoting better understanding of science and technology.

The three books and their authors, who each receive $10,000, are:

Categories: Today in Books

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