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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpa Lahiri, Donna Tartt on shortlist for fiction's Women's Prize
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, April 7, 2014 5:22 PM EDT
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is up against Americans Jhumpa Lahiri and Donna Tartt for fiction accolade the Women's Prize.
Adichie previously won in 2010 for "Half of a Yellow Sun."
The other finalists are "Burial Rites," an Icelandic murder mystery by Australia's Hannah Kent; Irish author Audrey Magee's World War II story "The Undertaking"; and British-Irish writer Eimear McBride's impressionistic "A Girl is a Half-formed Thing."
Previously known as the Orange Prize, the award is now the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction after its sponsor, a liqueur.
The winner will be announced June 4.