The Jhalak Prize Shortlist

By The Bookshop on the Green

By The Bookshop on the Green

The Jhalak Prize is the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour. Its sister award Jhalak Children's and YA Prize celebrates books by British BAME writers. Here's the 2021 shortlist...

My Darling from the Lions

Rachel Long

£10.99 £10.22

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize.

Rainbow Milk: an Observer 2020 Top 10 Debut

Paul Mendez

£8.99 £8.36

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize. Paul Mendez was born and raised in Wolverhampton and his first semi-autobiographical novel has been lauded with praise. It is explicit, so not for the fainthearted.

Antiemetic for Homesickness

Romalyn Ante

£10.00 £9.30

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize.

The First Woman: Winner of the Jhalak Prize, 2021

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

£16.98 £15.79

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize.

Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness

Catherine Cho

£9.99 £9.29

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize.

Are We Home Yet?

Katy Massey

£8.99 £8.36

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize.

When Life Gives You Mangoes

Kereen Getten

£7.99 £7.43

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

And the Stars Were Burning Brightly

Danielle Jawando

£7.99 £7.43

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

Queen of Freedom: Defending Jamaica

Catherine (Author) Johnson

£6.99 £6.50

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

Eight Pieces of Silva: an addictive mystery that refuses to let you go ...

Patrice Lawrence

£7.99 £7.43

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

A Fox Called Herbert

Margaret Sturton

£12.99 £12.08

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

The Ga Picture Alphabet

Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Avril Filomeno

£8.99

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize Shortlist

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