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Book awards: Ondaatje Prize Shortlist

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Works (61)

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Findings by Kathleen Jamie2006
Darkmans by Nicola Barker2008
On Brick Lane by Rachel Lichtenstein2008
Paradise with Serpents: Travels in the Lost World of Paraguay by Robert Carver2008
Sea holly by Robert Minhinnick2008
The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia by Orlando Figes2008
The Blackest Streets: The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum by Sarah Wise2009
The Gate of Air: A Ghost Story by James Buchan2009
Ian Mcdonald: Selected Poems (Macmillan Caribbean Writers) by Ian McDonald2009
The Legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller2009
Pollard by Laura Beatty2009
Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire: A Confidential Report by Iain Sinclair2010
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin2010
The Music Room by William Fiennes2010
The Plot: A Biography of an English Acre by Madeleine Bunting2010
The Shadow of a Smile by Kachi A. Ozumba2010
The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals by Patrick Barkham2011
In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut2011
Landed by Tim Pears2011
Red Plenty: Industry! Progress! Abundance! Inside the Fifties Soviet Dream by Francis Spufford2011
Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph2011
Connemara. Listening to the Wind by Tim Robinson2012
Edgelands: journeys into England's true wilderness by Michael Symmons Roberts2012
Open City by Teju Cole2012
Thin paths: journeys in and around an Italian mountain village by Julia Blackburn2012
To the River by Olivia Laing2012
Absolution by Patrick Flanery2013
Call Mother A Lonely field by Liam Carson2013
Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence, and Emperor Penguins by Gavin Francis2013
Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss2013
NW: A Novel by Zadie Smith2013
Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal by Patrick Barkham2014
The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam2014
Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary by Esther Woolfson2014
Four Fields by Tim Dee2014
Spirit House by Mark Dapin2014
The Architect's Apprentice by Elif Şafak2015
Capital: The Eruption of Delhi by Rana Dasgupta2015
Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia by Sigrid Rausing2015
The Lie by Helen Dunmore2015
What Was Promised by Tobias Hill2015
The great explosion: gunpowder, the Great War, and a disaster on the Kent Marshes by Brian Dillon2016
The river by Jane Clarke2016
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks2016
This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War by Samanth Subramanian2016
Weatherland: Writers & Artists Under English Skies by Alexandra Harris2016
Augustown: A Novel by Kei Miller2017
Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain by Barney Norris2017
The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain2017
In a Land of Paper Gods by Rebecca Mackenzie2017
The Outrun by Amy Liptrot2017
Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova2018
Elmet by Fiona Mozley2018
The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta by Kushanava Choudhury2018
Once Upon a Time in the East: A Story of Growing Up by Xiaolu Guo2018
Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett2018
The Crossway by Guy Stagg2019
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss2019
Happiness: A Novel by Aminatta Forna2019
Kings of the Yukon: One Summer Paddling Across the Far North by Adam Weymouth2019
No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria by Rania Abouzeid2019

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The Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize is an annual literary award given by the Royal Society of Literature. The £10,000 award is given for a work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry which evokes the "spirit of a place", and which is written by someone who is a citizen of or who has been resident in the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.

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