RHET International Literary Prize for Fiction

The RHETILPF recognises outstanding work that contributes to fostering book club culture across borders.

The committee takes into consideration four main criteria: fostering of book club culture, enjoyment, literary merit, and indescribable connection to the text.

Prize eligibility

The book must have been read during the course of a calendar year by the RHET book club.

2020 Candidates

  • “Quichotte” by Salman Rushdie
  • “Reproduction” by Ian Williams
  • “The 100-year-old man who climbed out the
    window and disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson
  • “The Wagers” by Sean Michaels
  • “The Golden Compass” by Philip Pullman
  • “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood
  • “Circe” by Madeline Miller
  • “The Fifth Season” By N.K. Jenson
  • “Monkey Beach” by Eden Robinson
  • “How much of these hills is gold?” by C.
    Pan Zhang
  • “White Tiger” by Aravind Adigo
  • “The Outlander” by Gil Adamson
  • “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante
  • “The Empress of Salt and Fortune” by Nghi Vo