2010: the Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist for new fiction…

And here it is, courtesy of The Bookseller:

The Upright Piano Player by David Abbott (MacLehose Press, Quercus)
Before the Earthquake by Maria Allen (Tindal Street Press)
The Hungry Ghosts by Anne Berry (Blue Door)
Rupture by Simon Lelic (Picador)
The Shadow of a Smile by Kachi A. Ozumba (Alma Books)
Talk of the Town by Jacob Polley (Picador)
The Breaking of Eggs by Jim Powell (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
Designs for a Happy Home by Matthew Reynolds (Bloomsbury)
Beauty by Raphael Selbourne (Tindal Street Press)
The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw (Atlantic Books)

My best wishes to everyone on the list!