Booked by Bai­leys

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

JEWISH au­thors Linda Grant and Naomi Al­der­man are longlisted for the 2017 Bai­leys prize for women’s fic­tion.

Grant’s A Dark Cir­cle is set in a TB sana­to­rium in 1950 where the East End Lyn­sky twins are the only Jews. Al­der­man’s The Power imag­ines a world where women have a su­per­nat­u­ral elec­tri­cal power, giv­ing them dom­i­nance over men.

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