Guardian First Book Award

Carrie Tiffany's novel, Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living, has been shortlisted for the 2006 Guardian First Book Award.

The other shortlisted titles are:

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
Harbor by Lorraine Adams
Poppy Shakespeare by Clare Allan.

"The award, for first-time authors, aims to recognise and reward new writing across fiction and non-fiction. This year's judges include Jude Kelly, artistic director of the South Bank Centre, the authors Pankaj Mishra, Rose Tremain and Joseph O'Connor, broadcaster Greg Dyke and Katharine Viner, features editor of the Guardian."

The winner will be announced in early December.

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