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A Spell of Winter by Helen Dunmore1996
Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels1997
Larry's Party by Carol Shields1998
A Crime in the Neighborhood by Suzanne Berne1999
When I Lived in Modern Times by Linda Grant2000
The Idea of Perfection by Kate Grenville2001
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett2002
Property by Valerie Martin2003
Small Island by Andrea Levy2004
We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver2005
On Beauty by Zadie Smith2006
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie2007
The Road Home by Rose Tremain2008
Home by Marilynne Robinson2009
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver2010
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht2011
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller2012

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The Orange Prize for Fiction (known as the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction from 2007 to 2008) is one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious literary prizes, awarded annually for the best original full-length novel by a female author of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK in the preceding year.  As of 2013 it was rebranded as the "Women's Prize for Fiction".

Prize winners from 2013 to the present can be found at Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

The LibraryThing awards page for the longlist can be found here.

The winner of the prize receives £30,000, along with a bronze sculpture called the "Bessie" created by artist Grizel Niven, the sister of actor/writer David Niven.

The LibraryThing awards page for the shortlist can be found here.

The LibraryThing awards page for the longlist can be found here.

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