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Folio Prize announces long, long long list
Folio Prize announces long, long long list

The Folio Prize, founded to re-elevate the literary component of literary prizes, has announced its long list for 2014. It's a long, long, long list: 80 books. The list includes Lily King's "Euphoria," James Ellroy's "Perfidia," Peter Carey's "Amnesia" and "Can't and Won't" by Lydia Davis. The fiction prize comes with an award of $62,000 and is presented at a literary festival in March. To be eligible for the Folio Prize, a book must be written in English and have been published in the U.K. in 2014. Authors can be from anywhere, however, making it broader than many other literary prizes. The still-new Folio Prize...

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