Awards: Desmond Elliott Longlist

A 10-book longlist has been unveiled for the £10,000 (about $14,130) Desmond Elliott Prize, which honors a first novel written in English and published in the U.K. A shortlist will be released April 27, and the winner revealed June 20. This year's Desmond Elliott longlist:

The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times by Xan Brooks
How to Be Human by Paula Cocozza
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak
Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
How Saints Die by Carmen Marcus
One Star Awake by Andrew Meehan
Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

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