Goldsmiths Prize Shortlist 2019

The Goldsmiths Prize continues to be far and away the most interesting literary prize going. This year's shortlist is phenomenal - full of great work from small presses, and includes shop favourites Deborah Levy and Isabel Waidner. Long live the Goldsmiths Prize!

The Porpoise

Mark Haddon

Adam Smyth writes:

Ben Jonson’s comedy The New Inn (1629) was, by all accounts, a theatrical disaster: ‘negligently played’ at the Blackfriars Theatre, according to its title page, ‘and ...

The Man Who Saw Everything

Deborah Levy

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 ‘An utterly beguiling fever dream of a novel... Its sheer technical bravura places it head and shoulder above pretty much everything ...

Good Day?

Vesna Main

From the publisher:

This novel-within-a-novel charts the writing of a story about Richard and Anna, a middle-aged professional couple, who face the biggest crisis of their twenty-five-year ...