There are always "those" books, you know? The ones we’ve convinced ourselves we’ve read, that we tell other people we’ve read, and yet we haven't really read them. If you're guilty of doing this, then read on.
Beginning in 1996, following a year when not a single female author was shortlisted for the Booker prize, the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction was created to combat biases towards women in the literary community. The 16 books on the longlist were chosen based on which best exemplified excellence, originality and accessibility.