Awards: Desmond Elliott; Bread & Roses

A shortlist has been announced for the £10,000 (about $12,940) Desmond Elliott Prize, which honors a first novel written in English and published in the U.K. This year's Desmond Elliott shortlisted titles are My Name Is Leon by Kit de Waal, Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan and Golden Hill by Francis Spufford. The winner will be revealed June 21.


The Alliance of Radical Booksellers has announced its shortlist for the £500 (about $647) Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing, which "seeks to celebrate excellence in the field of radical political nonfiction." The winner will be announced June 24 at the London Radical Bookfair. Also unveiled at the ceremony will be the ARB's children's prize, the Little Rebel's Children's Book Award. This year's Bread and Roses shortlisted titles are:

Lean Out by Dawn Foster
The Hammer Blow: How 10 Women Disarmed a War Plane by Andrea Needham
The Candidate: Jeremy Corbyn's Improbable Path to Power by Alex Nunns
This Is the Place to Be by Lara Pawson
See Red Women's Workshop--Feminist Posters 1974-1990 by See Red Members and Sheila Rowbotham
The Egyptians: A Radical Story by Jack Shenker
Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge 

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