Orange Prize for Fiction's "50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors"
Book awards: Orange Prize for Fiction's "50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors"
To support the 2004 award, the Orange Prize for Fiction researched the UK's first ever living library of 50 contemporary 'essential reads'.
The books were chosen by a sample of 500 people attending the first week of the Guardian Hay festival and represent the audience's definitive 'must have' bookshelf by living writers.
avg. score: 8 of 50 (16%)
required scores: 1, 2, 5, 8, 12